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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 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

Telstra, not Turnbull, at fault in Twitfight

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

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

Turnbull to add speed test app to MyBroadband web site

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

Reports say Vodafone to gobble Spanish cable outfit Ono

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


BT splitter node

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


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

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
Iain Thomson, 14 Feb 23:13

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?

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
Wheat harvest

BT fattens up its sales thanks to hearty fibre+footy diet

But wholesale wing nosedives - AGAIN
Kelly Fiveash, 31 Jan 12:42

BSkyB sees first half pre-tax profit tumble as sales climb

Now has 5.1m broadband subscribers on its books after O2 merger
Kelly Fiveash, 30 Jan 11:19