Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched another bunch of small broadband satellites into space early this week, which will add to the growing clutter orbiting the Earth.
The cable that will deliver Queensland’s first direct international data and telecommunications connection to global markets was pulled onto Maroochydore Beach early this week.
Australia’s Federal Government is to spend $9 million over four years to further research and boost confidence in new telecommunications technologies – and bust related myths.
U.S. Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has pledged to spend USD $150 billion to bring fast, affordable broadband to all Americans.
The Northern Territory Government says a project extending a network of free Wi-Fi internet services for remote Territorians has been hugely popular.
Comparisons drawn between a proposed fibre broadband plan for the UK and Australia’s NBN have raised the ire of former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
A recent report from the Australia Competition & Consumer Commission shows a big jump in the proportion of Australians shifting to higher speed NBN plans over the last couple of years.
It’s been a busy week for Lightning Broadband, with two deals signed involving the provision of broadband services to hundreds of apartments – including the ISP’s biggest single project to date.
Geelong’s first residential high-rise building will be occupied by Christmas – and residents of The Mercer will have access to incredibly fast broadband from the day they move in.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is taking the initial steps required to operate its Starlink satellite broadband service in Australia.
What broadband speed do you need for streaming ultra-high-definition television; i.e., 4K and 8K? Some NBN users are going to be disappointed.
A Melbourne developer is using superfast broadband offering speeds well beyond the NBN as a drawcard for a major apartment development.
Ask not for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for 3G – well in a few years anyway. 3G has served Australians well, but it’s time to start saying a long goodbye and fully embracing a 4G/5G future.
While Australia’s Communications Minister may be very pleased with how the NBN is going, the ACCC isn’t quite as chuffed. On Wednesday, Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts Paul Fletcher said the NBN rollout was “speeding to completion”; with almost 40,000 premises being activated each week.
Melbourne-headquartered Lightning Broadband has secured a substantial funding facility to support its national rollout of high speed fibre internet to greenfield residential and commercial developments.
Federal Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts Paul Fletcher doesn’t think 5G poses much of a threat to the NBN. Fair enough. But his reasoning requires some correction.
With 5G comes the promise of much faster broadband – but concerns have been raised about 5G safety. So, is 5G dangerous to our health?
Again demonstrating its expertise goes beyond fast internet connectivity, Lightning Broadband has recently completed a multi-faceted apartment building technology project in Richmond, Victoria.
A new housing estate in Sydney will be benefiting from high-speed internet connectivity as Lightning Broadband extends its reach into Leppington.
A discussion paper on the Australian Government’s Regional Connectivity Program was published early this week and feedback is invited from those it seeks to benefit.
The latest Measuring Broadband Australia report indicates 12.4 per cent of consumers are continuing to experience badly underperforming broadband services.
Hundreds more apartment residents and tenants can now enjoy superior internet connectivity as developers increasingly turn to Lightning Broadband for in-building broadband infrastructure.
At the end of the first quarter of this year, the number of global fixed broadband connections reached 1.047 billion according to a new report from Point Topic.
Australian-headquartered telecommunications company Vocus says a major cable project between the Solomon Islands and Sydney is on track to be ready for service by December 2019.
Things may get a little more crowded not far above our planet if Amazon’s recent application to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) gets the thumbs-up.