Telstra, Google join consortium to build Asia Pacific subsea cable system
A consortium of major tech players, including Telstra and Google, has joined forces to build a new international subsea cable system under an agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN).
NBN Co hiding poor technology from users, says expert
NBN attracts new fixed broadband users, leads to ISP churn
The rollout of the national broadband network is convincing Australians to take up fixed broadband Internet connections for the first time and persuading others, who are already users, to switch providers.
NBN Co to throw people at Sky Muster problems
Fifield slams Optus over muscular NBN switch tactics
Communications Minister Senator Mitch Fifield has told Optus that its muscular approach to getting its cable customers to move over to NBN connections is unacceptable.
Australia 51st globally for mobile and fixed internet speed
Australia now leads the Asia-Pacific region for average mobile internet speeds at 13.8Mbps. But it has a way to go with an average of 10.1Mbps for fixed broadband.
ACCC reports big jump in NBN complaints
There were 2775 complaints and inquiries about telecommunications services to the ACCC in the 2015-2016 financial year ? a rise of 9% over the previous year - with complaints about the NBN up 145%.
Most NBN users happy with service: Morrow
NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has hit back at reports of rising numbers of dissatisfied NBN end users, claiming that most end users of the national broadband Network are happy with the service and that complaints are actually dropping.
Optus, Huawei partner on the way to 5G introduction
Optus and Huawei have teamed up to complete a successful infield test of Massive MIMO (128T128R) technology which they say helps pave the way for the introduction of 5G services in Australia.
Vodafone pushes Telstra into second place in Sydney
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone. That's the normal market share order for mobile service providers in most Australian capital cities. But Sydney is an exception: Vodafone is in the lead.
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