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Google to go Loony within the year

Balloon broadband forging ahead, says Teller
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Sep 03:05

Comcast: Help, help, FCC. Netflix and pals are EXTORTIONISTS

The others guys are being mean so therefore ... monopoly all good, yeah?
Shaun Nichols, 24 Sep 22:43

Comms Alliance preps vectored VDSL2 connection rules

Getting ready for the brand-new, old-copper NBN
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Sep 04:30

Surprise: if you work from home you need the Internet

Buffer-rage sends Aussies out to experience road rage
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Sep 03:02

Turnbull: NBN won't turn your town into Silicon Valley

'People have been brainwashed to believe that their world will be changed forever if they get FTTP'
Simon Sharwood, 18 Sep 06:46

Cable internet won't need dose of fibre to stop feeling bloated

Standards group CableLabs tackling TCP 'bufferbloat' in 3.1 standard
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 22:13

Comcast exec: No, we haven't banned Tor. I use it. You're probably using it

Keep in mind if, say, your Onion browser craps out on Xfinity
Iain Thomson, 15 Sep 19:41

Tasmania offered possible pay-to-connect for NBN fibre

Also: NBN Co adds no-battery option to migration program
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 00:01

Net neutrality fans' joy as '2.3 million email' flood hits US Congress

FCC invites opinions in CSV format, after Slowdown day 'success'
Shaun Nichols, 13 Sep 01:32

ACCC gives thumbs up to TPG's NBN fibre-to-the-basement raids

Junior telco may be forced to wholesale services
Simon Sharwood, 10 Sep 23:53

NBN Co says Melton test not valid, likely uses processes developed there anyway

Reg gets its claws into leaked report of FTTP rollout experiment
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Sep 02:54
NBN FTTN cabinet

NBN Co correction: We're rubbish at broadband rollout and NEVER improved

No, wait, we mean that we did better work than our brilliant performance in Melton
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Sep 03:46

Opinion

NBN Co Customer premises equipment

NBN Co says Melton test not valid, likely uses processes developed there anyway

Reg gets its claws into leaked report of FTTP rollout experiment
NBN Co Customer premises equipment

Vertigan killed FTTP but the battle for scalable FTTN has not begun

Australia's technology industries need to fight for the best-possible FTTN
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 22:14
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Should NBN Co squeeze a server into FTTN nodes?

There's still time: node design hasn't been settled
Simon Sharwood, 23 Jun 21:44
Project Loon patent image

Satellite 'net hype ignores realpolitik

Will tinpot regimes welcome satellite broadband?
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Jun 02:58

News

'Serious flaws in the Vertigan report' says broadband boffin

Report 'fails reality test' , is 'simply wrong' and offers ''convenient' justification for FTTN says Rod Tucker
Simon Sharwood, 07 Sep 23:32

FCC boss Wheeler: Lack of broadband choice is screwing Americans

Competition vanishes if you want faster than 10Mbps cable, says watchdog chairman
Iain Thomson, 04 Sep 22:16

Comcast merger-bait spinoff to be known as GreatLand Connections

Company ups ante on bid to ward off antitrust attack dogs
Shaun Nichols, 03 Sep 19:01

Vertigan killed FTTP but the battle for scalable FTTN has not begun

Australia's technology industries need to fight for the best-possible FTTN
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 22:14

NBN predicts a million premises next year

$AU8.4 billion in, $AU60 million out, ramp-up coming
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Aug 03:32

NYC, LA mayors hammer Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

FCC warned mega-gobble could price citizens out of the internet
Shaun Nichols, 27 Aug 20:22

Time Warner Cable customers SQUEAL as US network goes offline

A rude awakening: North Americans greeted with outage drama
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Aug 13:58

Government report: average Oz user will want 15 Mbps by 2023

Updated with reply from Communications Chambers Looking behind the Vertigan report
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Aug 04:31

Broadband slow and expensive? Blame Telstra says CloudFlare

Won't peer, will gouge for Internet transit
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Aug 22:59

BT customers face broadband and landline price hikes

Poor punters won't be affected, telecoms giant claims
Kelly Fiveash, 24 Aug 11:36

NBN Co claims 96 mbps download speeds for FTTN trial

Umina trial also delivers 30 mbps uploads, but exact rig used not revealed
Simon Sharwood, 21 Aug 21:04

Déjà vu: Virgin Media jacks up broadband prices

Screw copper phone lines, we're UNIQUE, bleats telco
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Aug 14:33
Netflix streaming service screenshot on Samsung

Netflix swallows yet another bitter pill, inks peering deal with TWC

Net neutrality crusader once again pays up for priority access
Shaun Nichols, 20 Aug 21:40

ROAD TRIP! An FCC road trip – Leahy demands net neutrality debate across US

You crashed watchdog's site, now time to crash its ears
Shaun Nichols, 13 Aug 19:42

Canadian ISP Shaw falls over with 'routing' sickness

Updated How sure are you of cloud computing now?
Trevor Pott, 12 Aug 18:57
US Broadband Map

America's hot and cold spots for broadband revealed in new map

Pic Virginia is for lovers ... of faster internet
Shaun Nichols, 08 Aug 23:58
Sheep

Gov.uk's broadband boast: Superfast fibre piped to 1 million Brits

Apple-scrumping bumpkin bits deliver best returns, apparently
Jasper Hamill, 08 Aug 12:58
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Telefónica bids for Vivendi's Brazilian bits: Telecom Italia gasps

A Spanish firm, a French firm and an Italian firm all meet up in Brazil...
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BT scoops up Wales PSN contracts, elbows out Logicalis

Seven-year contract worth up to £420m handed to one-time telco monopoly
Paul Kunert, 08 Aug 09:27

Cor blimey: Virgin Media pipes 152Mb fibre to 100,000 East Londoners

Broadband network gets its largest single expansion
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Turnbull says NBN 'most reckless commitment of Commonwealth funds in our history'

Scales report lands with damning assessment of NBN policy and genesis
Simon Sharwood, 04 Aug 22:05