Budde calls on govt to issue plan for next stage of NBN The Federal Government needs to draft a statement of expectation as to what it expects to happen to the national broadband network next, after the network rollout is officially over at the end of the month, veteran telecommunications analyst Paul Budde says, adding that otherwise Australia will continue to languish in the broadband wilderness.
22nd June 2020
The NBN is done. Does the NBN now need to be redone? COMMENT: Barring a major catastrophe, the Coalition Government will be able to announce within a fortnight or so that it has completed the rollout of the national broadband network, meeting its target. One can only hope that, at the same time, there will be an announcement about how the network will be upgraded.
15th June 2020
NEC selected to build Asia Pacific submarine cable Japan's NEC has been selected by the Asia Direct Cable Consortium to construct the 9,400-kilometre long Asia Pacific submarine cable which is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2022.
13th June 2020
Australians increasingly shift online to access services during COVID-19 Lifestyle habits of Australians have undergone a major shift since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, with record numbers of Australians exploring online substitutes for everything from access to health support services to exercise, skills training and entertainment, according to new survey by NBN Co, the operators of the National Broadband Network.
2nd June 2020
COVID 19 home working ‘positively’ impacts Australians Australians who have been required to work from home during COVID-19 say the experience has positively impacted how they view their work/life flexibility, according to a new behavioural change survey by national broadband operator NBN Co.
26th May 2020
Govt opens 2nd round of Telecoms in New Developments policy The Australian Government has called for further submissions on its proposed policy update designed to improve the delivery of telecommunications in new developments.
27th April 2020
No slowdown in moves to 5G networks despite COVID 19: analyst Despite COVID-19 resulting in revenue pressures from slowing sales and consumer demand for new products, many major telecoms carriers say they still have the cash flow to move ahead with 5G deployments, according to one global data and analytics firm.
20th April 2020
NBN Co offers $150m to help low-income families, SMBs during lockdown National broadband provider NBN Co has created a $150 million fund to help low-income families with home schooling and small and medium-sized businesses and households who face financial issues during the coronavirus lockdown.
17th April 2020
NBN Co waives additional capacity charges of up to 40% till May NBN Co will waive charges for up to 40% additional use of CVC by retail service providers from 23 March onwards due to the additional load on the network, after many Australians started working from home this week as a result of COVID-19.
19th March 2020
COVID-19: NBN Co says it has contingency plans to meet increased usage The organisation building Australia's national broadband network says it is well advanced with contingency plans to cope with increased usage of the network as Australians are forced to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak.
17th March 2020