Fibre

  • Naturally, Face Masks are going high-tech

    Yesterday, Victorian health officials changed their advice to now require face masks for everyone in Melbourne, given the recent spike in Coronavirus cases. Premiere Daniel Andrews confirmed the new requirement to wear a mask, would be enforced by Police and an on-the-spot fine for A$200 would be issued for...
  • Aussie Broadband starts rolling out $1.8m fibre optic network expansion

    It’s clear that one of Australia’s best ISPs is Aussie Broadband, often at the top of internet speed results. That doesn’t come by chance, it comes from really smart people, making great decisions about their infrastructure and how they structure their plans to ensure consumers have a great experience...
  • Sydney development will give residents up to 10GB/s in the future

    The Internet is awesome and the faster that internet is, the more you can take advantage of the entertainment, education and information opportunities. In the case of the NBN it made some improvements to Australia’s broadband speeds, but the decision to move to a mixture of technologies means it...
  • NBN FTTP customers could get 10Gbps symmetrical speeds with NG-PON2

    Despite conjecture about the demand for super fast internet speeds, engineers inside nbn are powering forward on what’s technically possible on fibre. In partnership with Nokia, nbn have tested Next Generation Passive Optical Networking (also known as NG-PON2) and achieved a pretty staggering result. The NG-PON2 tests conducted in Melbourne achieved...
  • NBN capable of 10Gbps speeds, gap between fibre haves and have nots, set to widen

    When the original NBN plan for Australia, it was designed with the infrastructure as fibre, leaving the theoretical limit being the speed of light. In reality, current networking equipment at both ends limits the connection to around 1Gbps. With the right infrastructure in place, it paved the way for both your...
  • 30% of AT&T’s FTTP customers are purchasing 1Gbps speeds

    The NBN discussions over the last couple of weeks got heated when the CEO of nbn, Bill Morrow suggested RSPs aren’t offering gigabit plans to customers because there’s no customer demand for it. Morrow went on to site international examples, however one of the largest ISPs in America, AT&T...
  • Telstra launches new 100Gbps optical link from Sydney to Perth

    Australia is a massive continent and running infrastructure from one side to the other, is no small feat. Telstra has just announced, they are launching a new a 100Gbps, low latency optical link from Sydney to Perth. These two locations represent the two key entry and exit points of...
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