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  • It’s official, ACCC says TPG has the fastest NBN speeds

    The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has published for the first time, broadband performance data about Australia’s internet service providers. Australian’s internet speed on the NBN in theory should be the same regardless of the provider you choose, but in reality, it differs, a lot. The data shows highlights...
  • The NBN is rolling out in Wodonga

    The NBN is being rolled out in the major regional city of Wodonga. Personally relevant as Wodonga is the HQ of techAU, but also significant to show the current status of the overall NBN project. Residents will see NBN contractors rolling kilometers of the large green cable off the trucks, that...
  • Major development in Australia’s biggest copyright case

    Aussie ISP iiNet is standing up for their customers. The federal court has ruled today that Aussie ISP’s won’t be required to hand over user details of customers who Illegally downloaded the movie Dallas Buyers Club. iiNet say they absolutely don’t condone piracy, but they also don’t believe litigation...
  • TPG plans to acquire iiNet for $1.4 Billion

    Australia’s ISP landscape is set to change dramatically after an announcement to the stock market that TPG plans to acquire iiNet. The deal is worth a massive A$1.4 Billion. This price tag equates to $8.60 per share, a $1.80 premium of the current $6.80. This number is higher than...
  • Why you shouldn’t sign up to JIVA’s $79 unlimited downloads plan

    JIVA is a new ISP from iiNet that’s offering simplicity as it’s key reason for being. That simplicity comes in the form of a single plan option, that’s it, not table, not chart or graph, just a single plan. That plan is $79 per month and includes unlimited ADSL2+...
  • The current state of IPv6 in Australia

    Original image credit: Sales image The impending IPv4 exhaustion is predicted to occur some time in 2011, so how is Australia positioned to cope ? To begin, most routers currently on the market do NOT support IPv6.. a critical piece in the puzzle. The good news is that some...
  • A new Telstra is upon us. Shocking hey.

    Image credit: The Australian Moving house recently meant I had to choose a new ISP. After researching the best deals available in my area (West Wodonga), it turned out the best plan was.. Bigpond. Like many enthusiasts, I would recommend pretty much any other ISP before Bigpond, due to...
  • New Internode Plans on new link, disappointing

    Internode have updated their broadband plans, in preparation for the new international connection finally coming online. The new plans will be active from this Thursday 8/10/09. From October 6th 2009 a range of new broadband plans has been launched by Internode. We’re passing on to customers the benefits of...