Kevin Rudd Rebuts British Broadband Plan Comparison

November 29th, 2019.

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.

Australians Feeling The Need For Broadband Speed

November 22nd, 2019.

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.

Lightning Broadband Lands Its Biggest Apartment Building Project Yet

November 14th, 2019.

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.

The Mercer: Brilliant Views And Broadband

November 7th, 2019.

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.

SpaceX Seeks Australian Licences For Starlink Satellite Broadband 

November 1st, 2019.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is taking the initial steps required to operate its Starlink satellite broadband service in Australia.

Ultra-High Definition TV And Broadband Speeds

October 25th, 2019.

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.

500Mbps Broadband Attracts Melbourne Apartment Buyers

October 16th, 2019.

A Melbourne developer is using superfast broadband offering speeds well beyond the NBN as a drawcard for a major apartment development.

Telstra Announces Cutoff Date For 3G

October 10th, 2019.

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.

ACCC Wants Further NBN Improvements

October 4th, 2019.

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.

Lightning Broadband Cashed Up For Next Stage Of Growth

September 26th, 2019.

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.

Communications Minister: 5G Not A Significant Threat To NBN

September 20th, 2019.

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.

Is 5G Safe?

September 13th, 2019.

With 5G comes the promise of much faster broadband – but concerns have been raised about 5G safety. So, is 5G dangerous to our health?

Lightning Broadband Struts Its Stuff In Richmond

September 5th, 2019.

Again demonstrating its expertise goes beyond fast internet connectivity, Lightning Broadband has recently completed a multi-faceted apartment building technology project in Richmond, Victoria.

Super-Fast Broadband For New Sydney Housing Estate

August 29th, 2019.

A new housing estate in Sydney will be benefiting from high-speed internet connectivity as Lightning Broadband extends its reach into Leppington.

Feedback Invited For Regional Connectivity Program

August 16th, 2019.

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.

Measuring Broadband Australia Report – August 2019

August 9th, 2019.

The latest Measuring Broadband Australia report indicates 12.4 per cent of consumers are continuing to experience badly underperforming broadband services.

More Apartment Building Developers Choosing Lightning Broadband

August 1st, 2019.

Hundreds more apartment residents and tenants can now enjoy superior internet connectivity as developers increasingly turn to Lightning Broadband for in-building broadband infrastructure.

Global Fixed Broadband Statistics For Q1 2019

July 26th, 2019.

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.

Coral Sea Cable System Project Update

July 19th, 2019.

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.

Amazon Seeks FCC Permission To Launch Broadband Satellites

July 12th, 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.

FibreCo Is Go – Well, Nearly

July 4th, 2019.

FibreCo Queensland was officially launched on Tuesday – the Palaszczuk Government’s answer to providing better broadband in regional areas.

NBN A “Catastrophe” : Huawei

June 28th, 2019.

Telecommunications giant Huawei has brought NBN fixed wireless broadband issues back into the spotlight again and is pushing a 5G solution.

NBN Scams Costing Australians Big Bucks

June 21st, 2019.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is again warning Australians to be cautious of contacts from parties claiming to be associated with the NBN.

Cash For Queensland’s FibreCo

June 13th, 2019.

Monday’s Queensland Budget 2019/20 earmarked marked millions for the state’s FibreCo broadband connectivity backhaul initiative.

NLOS – The Next Big Thing For Fixed Wireless Broadband

June 7th, 2019.

Along with 5G that is now starting to make an impact in Australia, you’ll probably be hearing more about NLOS wireless broadband technology in the time ahead.

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