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Austrian telco trials G.fast as 'interim solution'

Commercial services planned for 2016, long-term plan calls for fibre
Richard Chirgwin, 19 Oct 23:58

Mobile carriers keep the promised land on an ever-receding horizon

Nobody - not you, devlopers or carriers - can afford the next generation of mobile services
Mark Pesce, 17 Oct 05:02

Don't mess with Texas ('cos it's getting Google Fiber and you're not)

A bit late, but company says 1Gbps Austin network almost ready to compete with AT&T
Shaun Nichols, 17 Oct 01:29

City council thinks what we're all thinking: 'Comcast is terrible – and NOT welcome here'

Worcester makes bold, entirely pointless stand against deal
Shaun Nichols, 16 Oct 14:19

Remember that tale of a fired accountant who blamed Comcast? It's kinda true, says telco

Updated ISP denies getting the guy sacked – but promises probe
Iain Thomson, 09 Oct 19:58

Strange tale of an angry bean counter, Comcast and a shock 'firing'

ISP says it's apologized but mystery remains
Iain Thomson, 08 Oct 02:31

NBN Co to launch commercial FTTN in Q3 2015

The slow crawl to a faster rollout
Richard Chirgwin, 02 Oct 00:01

NBN Co: Melton trial document SMELLS BAD

Network builder denounced leak before seeing it
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Sep 01:03
BT Openreach van outside Comedy Pub

BT claims almost-gigabit connections over COPPER WIRE

Just need to bring the fibre box within 19m ...
Jasper Hamill, 26 Sep 07:55
Google Loon balloon envelope

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

Opinion

Apple iPhone 4s, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus

Mobile carriers keep the promised land on an ever-receding horizon

Nobody - not you, devlopers or carriers - can afford the next generation of mobile services
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
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Sep 02:54
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
NBN Co logo

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

News

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 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
NBN Co logo

'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
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
Termination point

NBN predicts a million premises next year

$AU8.4 billion in, $AU60 million out, ramp-up coming

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
A boat full of Fail

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
Communication Chambers chart 1

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