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NBN Benefits Regional Centres, but Rural Australia is Still Left Wanting
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Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated the importance of the National Broadband Network (NBN) for regional and rural Australia in an address to the NBN Rebooted conference in Sydney last week. In addition to renewing the government’s commitment to strengthened satellite provision in 2015, Minister Turnbull stated the government and NBN Co are “looking to more […]

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Telstra Switches on 4GX in Melbourne with 700Mhz Spectrum
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Telstra customers in Melbourne are being promised “extreme speeds” on “one of the world’s fastest mobile services” with the announcement that the telco’s 4GX network has been switched on in the city. 4GX, as Telstra has officially branded its 700Mhz spectrum, is being periodically rolled out across the country following its official launch at the […]

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Telstra Switches On 150 Public WiFi Hotspots, Offering Free Access
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Telstra is rolling out public WiFi in Australia’s parks, beaches and city malls as part of a trial for a new network expected to grow to 2 million hotspots. And for a limited time, you can get access for free. The ambitious project will see more than two million WiFi hotspots installed in public areas […]

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Optus and Vodafone Continue Rollout of New 4G Services
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Both Vodafone and Optus have taken the next step in enhancing their respective 4G offerings, turning on services in new spectra in a variety of regional and urban areas. Vodafone’s initial rollout is in Melbourne, with the company announcing that 678 sites in Victoria are live as of today, with a further 71 following in […]

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Local Councils Want To Become NBN Internet Providers
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Local councils are already flat-chat maintaining roads and managing rubbish, now they want to add keeping you connected to their to-do list. Councils have approached NBN Co about becoming internet service providers, according to the company’s chief customer officer John Simon. Speaking at the NBN Rebooted event in Sydney on Monday, Mr Simon said local […]

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NEC Wins Solomon Islands Microwave Backhaul Contract
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Mobile and fixed-line broadband capacity in the Solomon Islands is set to be boosted with the deployment of NEC Australia’s microwave radio technology in three of the largest provinces of the country. The microwave backhaul deployment will significantly improve fixed line and mobile broadband speeds across three key provinces. The deal was won through a […]

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