An interesting thing has been happening with Australian internet usage since the lockdowns of the pandemic ended, described as a “new normal”.
The ACCC is continuing to explore the idea of expanding the Measuring Broadband Australia Program to include non-NBN providers and connectivity technologies not currently covered.
Some interesting statistics relating to Internet use in Australia last month you can rattle off to win friends and influence people – or perhaps not.
Productivity and efficiency gains attributed to 5G will add US$1.3 trillion to global GDP by 2030 says PwC – and Australia looks set to see a very healthy economic benefit .
Draft standards, rules and benchmarks for Statutory Infrastructure Provider (SIP) networks are now open for stakeholder comment.
After nearly a decade of giving things a red-hot go, the Loon team have called it quits on their broadband via balloon aspirations.
In a speech last week to the 13th European Space Conference, EC Commissioner Thierry Breton said his objective was to “go fast” on developing space-based broadband.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese and acting shadow minister for communications Tim Watts say the NBN is failing to deliver the required minimum broadband speeds for up to 238,000 Australian household and businesses.
There’s still quite a kerfuffle over the NBN being declared “as built and fully operational”. But some reports omitted or glossed over a few very important words.
Which Australian state/territory appears to have downloaded the most data per household in 2020? The answer may surprise you.
As for many companies, 2020 presented some unique challenges for Australian owned and operated superfast internet provider Lightning Broadband – but the ISP also saw many achievements.
Western Australia’s McGowan Government says almost all public schools in the state are to receive bandwidth upgrades.
The Federally-funded Regional Digital Tech Hub, which provides independent telecommunications information to regional, rural and remote Australians, commenced operations yesterday.
If you’re looking forward to 6G wireless broadband, you’ll probably be waiting for a while.
Victoria’s Andrews Government announced on Tuesday what it says is the biggest boost to the state’s digital infrastructure and skills ever as part of the Victorian Budget 2020/21.
A recent report released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission shows a continued shift to faster internet plans in Australia.
A loophole enabling small housing subdivisions in Western Australia to be built without ready connection to telecommunications infrastructure has now been closed.
Australia’s Federal Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, Paul Fletcher MP seems pretty pumped about the prospects for 5G.
The fifth Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) indicates that although digital inclusion is improving in Australia, the rate of increase is slowing – and the gap is widening for some groups.
The establishing of a LTE/4G network on the Moon is to provide a big boost to the quality and flexibility of lunar exploration communications.
$7 million has been made available in the third round of the WA’s Government’s Digital Farms program, which aims to boost broadband in priority rural areas.
A recently released report from Australia’s Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman highlights the risks of companies putting all (or most) of their customer service eggs into an overseas basket.
Non-NBN superfast internet connectivity provider Lightning Broadband is about to make its presence felt in Queensland.
The internet may have overtaken TV as Australians’ main source of news, but when it comes to trusting news it’s a bit of a different story.