This month's TelSoc lunchtime lecture follows the TelSoc AGM. It includes Gary McLaren and Bob James discussing the status of NBN today. Is it back on track, or could a yet another path emerge? The 3 major reviews of the NBN have now been delivered and provide much to discuss.
The shape of the Coalition?s NBN is becoming clearer, but what will this mean to competition? The market is in a state of evolution bordering on revolution, with challenges for all players big and small. Much will depend on how they respond. The regulators can heavily influence the outcomes for both competition and consumers; but should regulation be limited to ensuring the NBN is not able to exercise its monopoly power? The trick will be to not stifle the competitive forces and technical advances sweeping our telecommunications and media industries.
Fibre to the Distribution Point (FTTdp) has received relatively little national attention to date as a serious technology option for the Australian NBN. In recent months there has been further publication of difficulties of FTTP (Fibre to the Premises) connections, with fibre cabling failure rates of the order of 30%.
The Melbourne School of Engineering, SAP, the Institute for Broadband Enabled Society (IBES), and the Australian Computer Society (ACS) invite you to attend a Public Lecture presented by:
Rick Costanzo, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Global Mobility Solutions, SAP
A panel of experts chaired by Professor Rod Tucker on the Internet of Things. According to 2014 IDC estimates, there are already more than 50 billion globally connected sensors that can track, monitor and feed data to computerised systems. IDC foreshadows that by 2020 there will be more than 200 billion sensors generating an estimated 10% of data in what will be a 44 Zettabyte (1021) digital universe.
The Gladstone LNG Plant facility consists of 2-LNG trains with a combined capacity of approximately 7.8MTPA, with associated utilities and support facilities.
The power demand for the facility is met by on-site power generation consisting of Gas Turbines and diesel generators. The power distribution network consists of High (6.6kV and
China, the world?s largest mobile market entered the 4G era at the end of 2013. 2020 is now widely considered to be the year of 5G. Mobile 5G are becoming the hottest key words in the wireless industry. Growing consensus is that the next generation of wireless systems will face a 1000x traffic load increase. Questions to be answered include:
From an economic theory in the 1950?s to eventual implementation beginning in the 1990s, Governments and their regulators have utilised increasingly sophisticated auctions over the internet decide on the allocation of spectrum in high demand to telecommunications companies.
The simulator activity would allow attendees to fly the AP-3C and possibly attempt a landing or take-off. Limited to 20 people, meeting at RAAF base main gate at 6:00pm on the date.
The AdelaideFree network is one of the world's largest free Wi-Fi services, offering coverage across most of the Adelaide CBD and surrounds. Built by iiNet with funding from the State Government of South Australia and the Adelaide City Council (ACC), it utilises the fibre optic assets of the ACC, Adam Internet and Internode to provide high performance wireless services to public and private users.
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