Nathan Burley presents a review of the Australian telco industry and a brief recent history from an equity investment standpoint. He will include the key product (fixed, mobile, broadband) and stock (TLS, SGT, TPM, etc) issues as seen by a financial analyst. Nathan is an engineer by profession and advises on telecommunications industry investments at CBA Institutional Equities.
Just a few years ago there were few options to deliver ultra-broadband on a mass scale. With a greater focus on the exploitation of existing infrastructure assets, VDSL2 Vectoring has emerged as a market game-changer, gaining mainstream traction with operators around the world and now reaching commercial service deployment.
Which Victorian scientist/engineer invented a form of television before John Logie Baird was born? And why have you never heard of him? He also invented sixteen different telephones which he installed around Ballarat before the GPO started and which were much admired by Alexander Graham Bell personally. Listen to the fascinating tale and why it is relevant to innovation today from our inaugural Henry Sutton orator:
Robyn Williams of the ABC Science Show.
John Goddard will present a timely review of the past, present and future HFC CATV technology directions, the global opportunities for Multi Service Operators (MSO) and relevance of HFC to Australia's NBN.
One of the leading unsolved mysteries in Australia, on a par with the disappearance of Harold Holt, is the case of the Somerton Man. This was a very athletically fit man found in a nice suit lying deceased on Somerton Beach in 1948. The mystery is that there was no mark on him and there was nothing to identify him. No one came forward to identify him either.
AARNet, Australia?s National Research and Education Network, enables Australian research and education institutions to collaborate with the rest of the world and participate at the edge of discovery.
In January this year, the US Court ruled the FCC had over-reached its powers in imposing "net neutrality" conditions on service providers. Does this imply the biggest content providers can get the best speed, quality, price? What happens to the open internet?
TelSoc members only. Numbers limited.
Dr Peter Pudney talks about the design of a low-mass solar powered vehicle that could be used to carry women to hospital -- the African Solar Taxi.
CPUs that cost thousands a decade ago now cost just a few dollars. The Arduino platform has lowered barriers to entry so that people with minimal technical knowledge can create special purpose computers capable of changing the world.
Gigabit Networks are capable of delivering bidirectional service access speeds of up to one gigabit per second (1Gbps) and are in operation in several countries around the world.
The presentation highlights five Gigabit Networks including a review of the motivations behind their developments, deployment approaches and service offerings:
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