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NBN Could Put Aussie ISPs Into SaaS Channel
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Australian ISPs are being urged to offer “end-to-end” cloud packages to take advantage of an untapped SME market. The local SME market is a “significant” opportunity for ISPs, with cloud-based services like Saas, Paas and IaaS tipped to experience significant growth, according to a study by Ovum and commissioned by NBN Co. ISPs’ existing relationships […]

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NBN: HFC Transition Plan Alarms Telco Coalition
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Allowing NBN Co to carry out construction work on Telstra’s HFC network before ownership of the network is transferred to the government-owned company risks giving Telstra an unfair advantage over its competitors, according to the Competitive Carriers Coalition. The group, which comprises a group of Telstra’s rivals, warned in a submission (DOC) to a government […]

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2015 Will Be Super Fast Mobile Broadband Year in Australia?
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2015 is going to be a pretty big year if, like most of us, you use a smartphone or tablet every day. Everything is going to get a whole lot faster, and you’ll be able to use 4G in more places around the country. Here’s what Australia’s top three telcos have to show off in […]

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TPG Bringing Back FTTB Network To Rival NBN
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TPG Telecom has stopped selling the superfast broadband plan that competes against the national broadband network after Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull imposed extra restrictions. NBN Co has claimed TPG’s plan could damage the NBN’s business case and add substantial costs to the federal government’s budget. Where TPG can cherry-pick lucrative city dwellers, NBN Co is […]

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NBN Fail: Telcos Leave Customers Disconnected
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Australia’s peak consumer advocacy group for telco-related matters has slammed phone providers for leaving some customers disconnected while waiting to switch onto the national broadband network (NBN). Figures from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO), released on Tuesday, show that during the September quarter it received 1229 NBN-related complaints. Of these, 567 related to “connection issues”, […]

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Telstra and NBN Co Make $11 Billion Deal To Speed Up The NBN Rollout
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In 2011, Labor contracted telstra to decommission their copper network for $11 billion as part of the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll out. Yesterday, the Coalition signed a new definitive agreement between the NBN and Telstra to transfer ownership of the telco’s ageing copper network to the NBN incrementally, rather than decommission it. In a […]

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