There wasn’t a lot announced in Budget 2019/20 concerning connectivity in Australia for city folks, but some in the bush will see funding headed their way.
When comparing broadband plans, many Australians may focus on download speeds, but upload rates matter too – increasingly so.
The NBN – can The Greens fix it? They say yes they can. Early this week the party announced its policy initiative for the National Broadband Network.
Those hoping a change in Australia’s Government will also mean a positive change to the National Broadband Network – and soon after – may be a little disappointed.
Maybe the snail is an exaggeration, but while Australia’s broadband speeds are getting better, those of other nations are improving more – leaving us even further behind.
Lightning Broadband’s sudden entry into Perth’s internet connectivity market will come as a surprise to many – and has been a surprise for the company as well.
Data consumption continued to climb rapidly over 2017-18 according to a new report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
The demise of ISDN may be closing in, but that doesn’t mean those migrating from it are confined to NBN-based alternatives.
More than half of Australians connected to the NBN are subscribed to plans of speeds of 50Mbps or more according to the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission.
It all started with a single tower in Lynbrook, Victoria. The Lightning Broadband of three years on has amassed an impressive portfolio of significant projects – with dozens more in the pipeline.
Times and technology change – and Melbourne ISP Lightning Broadband is committed to keeping up with both.
Melbourne’s Lightning Broadband team are ready and raring to go for the company’s biggest apartment connectivity project so far.
Just when you think it may be dead in the water (or plummeting to earth), Loon pops up (probably not the best choice of words) with some more news on its quest to connect people in remote areas with broadband delivered via balloon.
Recently published standards from the ITU could help bring high-speed broadband services to some remote rural communities, using lightweight, terabit-capable optical cable.
Federal Minister for Communications Senator Bridget McKenzie said yesterday that 2018 has seen regional Australians connected “like never before”.
Fibre broadband will soon overtake copper-based internet access among our cousins across the ditch, but it seems fibre speeds still leave a bit to be desired in New Zealand.
The Northern Territory Government reports a major project milestone for the Tiwi Islands fibre optic connection to Darwin is complete.
The Fibre To The Home (FTTH) Council Europe wants to see a crackdown on how the term fibre is used in marketing broadband services in the EU.
Huawei is continuing to have a huge deal of trouble kicking goals relating to 5G in our neck of the woods.
Many residents of Geelong in Victoria have been wondering when Lightning Broadband will be available in their city. The good news is the company will have its first Geelong presence in the next 12 months.
Close to half of Australia’s 4.5 million residents connected to the NBN are on broadband plans of 50Mbps or faster – but a large number are still on 12Mbps.
While fixed line broadband speeds in Australia are generally improving, some Australians are still experiencing substantially lower performance than their plan indicates.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Demonstrating how flexible fixed wireless internet can be, Melbourne ISP Lightning Broadband has set up a temporary connection to a building site using a construction crane as a receiver tower.
It’s been estimated that the world’s one billionth fixed broadband subscriber was connected last month – again drawing attention to how fast the internet has been adopted globally in a comparatively short space of time. Image: Point Topic While the internet we’re familiar with can be traced back to the 1960’s, it’s really only been […]
Complaints regarding phone and internet services in Australia increased significantly for the 2017-18 financial year says the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, however the final quarter saw the situation improving. The TIO was established in 1993 is an independent dispute resolution service assisting Australians in resolving complaints with their phone company or internet service provider (ISP). Its […]