Following a recent report on the impact of Australia’s horrendous bushfire season on telecommunications, the Federal Government has announced a telecoms resiliency package.
A recently published report summarises the impact of Australia’s recent bushfire crisis on telecommunications services.
SpaceX will be trialing some new tricks with its broadband satellites in an effort to stop annoying some folks and freaking out others here on terra firma.
182 new base stations are to be installed in locations throughout regional and remote Australia under Round 5 of the $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.
In this stay-at-home era, video conferencing for businesses has exploded in popularity – and thankfully, it’s neither difficult to use (for the most part) nor expensive to maintain visual contact with employees and colleagues. In fact, some businesses will find it won’t cost them anything.
Sometimes conspiracy theories can be amusing. But linking communications technology 5G to COVID-19 is not one of them.
Residents and tenants have begun moving into The Mark – and moving on to truly superfast broadband.
With so many around the world stuck at home due to the COVID-19 crisis, video streaming services are seeing more activity – and that’s a potential problem.
Doubts have been raised by some that Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) will cope with the rapid increase in the number of Australians working from home and self-isolating due to the COVID-19 crisis.
It won’t come as any surprise telework is becoming a more common practice as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19.
The latest batch of buildings to be Lightning Broadband enabled takes the Australian non-NBN internet service provider’s tally to 50; with dozens more projects currently in progress.
The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications has kicked off another consultation in relation to the Regional Connectivity Program.
A controversial charge impacting the customers of some non-NBN internet service providers to help prop up the National Broadband Network appears it will go ahead.
Australia’s Northern Territory Government is to partner with Vocus to boost the NT’s current fibre-optic cable network capacity from 400 gigabits per second to 20 terabits, improving internet speeds for Territorians and providing other important opportunities.
The next stop on superfast internet connectivity provider Lightning Broadband’s national expansion is Canberra, with the first connections to be live by the middle of this year.
Even with the NBN nearly rolled out, average broadband speed in Australia is nothing to crow about compared to many other countries.
A report released by the ACCC this week shows the data consumption of Australians is continuing to increase.
Australia’s Communications Minister says there will be many lessons to learn from the impact of recent bushfires on the nation’s telecommunications networks.
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.