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NBN Co plans fibre-to-the-basement blitz to beat cherry-pickers

Heading off at the pass operation given same priority as blackspot fixing
Simon Sharwood, 15 Apr 06:47

Turnbull gave NBN Co NO RULES to plan blackspot upgrades

NBN Co faces huge future Telstra bills and reduces fibre footprint
Simon Sharwood, 14 Apr 23:15

Turnbull leaves Australia's broadband blackspots in the dark

New Statement of Expectations to NBN Co offers get-out clauses for blackspot builds
Simon Sharwood, 09 Apr 23:39

Broadband Secretary of SHEEP sensationally quits Cabinet

Maria Miller finally resigns over expenses row
Kelly Fiveash, 09 Apr 08:59

Steelie Neelie secures MEPs' support for 'net neutrality' – in principle

Politicos also vote to kill mobile roaming fees by end of 2015
Kelly Fiveash, 03 Apr 14:31

BT finally admits its Home Hub router scuppers some VPN connections

Fix coming, after customers complained for weeks ...
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Mar 10:31

BT snatches crown: Soars to top of complaints list

Former state monopoly tops Ofcom list of shame
Kelly Fiveash, 26 Mar 13:03

ISPs' pirate-choking blocking measures ARE effective – music body

Says BitTorrent use down 11% in EU lands suffocating access
Kelly Fiveash, 25 Mar 12:15

AT&T and Netflix get into very public spat over net neutrality

Build us the pipes to do the job! Only if you pay for it
Iain Thomson, 22 Mar 00:58

ISPs failing 13m Brits on broadband speed, claims consumer group

Which? finds poor customer service and plodding networks
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Mar 11:58
Turnbull with Switkowski in Blacktown

Telstra, not Turnbull, at fault in Twitfight

Caveat emptor applies to broadband so Turnbull was rude but right
Simon Sharwood, 21 Mar 06:09
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BLUE BIRD DOWN: Turkey wipes out Twitter 'scourge'

Erdogan not happy with 'smear campaign'
Phil Muncaster, 21 Mar 04:28
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iiNet CEO Michael Malone resigns

Founder bails citing waning enthusiasm and desire to do other stuff
Simon Sharwood, 20 Mar 22:25


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NBN Co in 'broadband kit we tested worked' STUNNER

Announcement of VDSL trial is not proof of concept for fibre-to-the-node
Turnbull with Switkowski in Blacktown

Telstra, not Turnbull, at fault in Twitfight

Caveat emptor applies to broadband so Turnbull was rude but right
Simon Sharwood, 21 Mar 06:09

AT&T's sponsored data plan: Who, us, violating net neutrality?

+Comment Paying customer data fees NOT slippery slope to multi-tiered internet, says firm
Shaun Nichols, 13 Jan 10:31

Telstra, NBN Co to sign new deal mid-2014: analysts

FTTN rush job proceeding at a snail's pace
Richard Chirgwin, 07 Jan 22:43


Turnbull to add speed test app to MyBroadband web site

Crowdsourcing to improve data offered by government
Simon Sharwood, 19 Mar 23:03

Reports say Vodafone to gobble Spanish cable outfit Ono

$US10 BEELION cheque is in the mail
Simon Sharwood, 17 Mar 05:36

Fibre fanaticism overrode proper NBN planning says report

Productivity Commission slams lack of cost-benefit analysis
Simon Sharwood, 13 Mar 06:51

Plusnet shunts blame for dodgy DNS traffic onto customers' routers

Hapless users say they were redirected to phishing sites
Kelly Fiveash, 11 Mar 12:41

Indonesia plans 10 Gbps FTTP as part of 20-million-premises broadband project

World's fourth-largest nation about to come online, bigtime
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Mar 06:32

BT's IPv6 EXPIRED security certificate left to rot on its website

Telecoms giant unaware of 'admin error' for nearly a month
Kelly Fiveash, 05 Mar 08:01

Telstra 'snot boxes' challenge Turnbull's FTTN plan

Reg hack gets a front row view of wiring horrors beneath a suburban concrete slab
Richard Chirgwin, 04 Mar 19:36

BT demands end to Ofcom wholesale broadband subsidies for BSkyB, TalkTalk

Updated Telco giant claims watchdog has driven competition deep into network
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Feb 14:31

Mens sana in fibro sano: Virgin Media network-level smut filters are ON

What will punters use their new fast connections for?
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Feb 00:01

NBN Co tells iiNet: Use Broadcom chips in VDSL routers

ISP also planning Zigbee-powered connected home router
Simon Sharwood, 24 Feb 20:31
Fixed broadband quality by service area

Turnbull waters down broadband black spot fix promise

Now aims to 'prioritise areas of greatest need where logistically and commercially feasible'
Simon Sharwood, 20 Feb 06:10
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FCC will have to drop a bombshell to solve net-neutrality conundrum

Analysis Both sides indicate a compromise won’t cut it
Iain Thomson, 20 Feb 02:56
Google Fiber

Google teases more cities with bonkers-fast fiber broadband rollouts

'You wouldn't steal a car! You wouldn't steal a handbag!' Well, at 10Gbps we might be able to
Shaun Nichols, 20 Feb 01:07
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Tasmanian Liberals fear NBN policy will kill their election hopes

Updated Lara Giddings' riposte: use our power poles for fibre, for free
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Feb 21:36

NBN to be built even if cost-benefit analysis shows no ROI

Parliamentary Secretary for Comms Paul Fletcher finds an exemption to the Qantas doctrine
Simon Sharwood, 16 Feb 23:22
Google Fiber

Google promises 10Gps fiber network to blast 4K into living rooms

A few lucky US cities to become envy of the nation

Virgin Media sales flat: Firm bags fewer winter sign-ups than last year

But don't worry, everything's 'strong' - according to CEO
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Feb 14:40

Virgin Media's flaky broadband network turns Bolton off

Town hit by multiple outage spasms - but for why?
Kelly Fiveash, 06 Feb 12:39

BT scratches its head over MYSTERY Home Hub disconnections

We've tried turning it off and on again, before you say it
Kelly Fiveash, 04 Feb 14:04