NBN

  • 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+...
  • Poll: Which NBN Policy do you prefer?

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  • Play NBN Bingo during tonight’s election debate

    Tonight is the first debate of the 2013 election in Australia between Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and opposition leader Tony Abbott. One of the main topics that will be discussed will be the NBN. While the minister’s responsible for the communications policy are Anthony Albanese and Malcolm Turnbull, the...
  • NBNCo coverage maps are wildly inaccurate

    Those who read techAU will know by now I’m a massive supporter of the NBN. With two different approaches on offer, I definitely lean towards the current approach of building it once, building it with fibre. As someone who creates terabytes of content (photos, videos etc) the extra upload...
  • Turnbull pitches NBN policy at NBN Forum in Wodonga

    This afternoon Malcolm Turnbull was in Wodonga at an NBN Forum to sell the opposition’s policy. He begun by explaining that they are not opposed to the National Broadband Network and that faster broadband for Australia is a good thing. As we know the coalition’s policy has come a...
  • Hackett suggests how to get an NBN fibre outcome on a copper budget

    The future of Australia’s largest infrastructure project, the NBN is in for nervous times with an impending election. Thankfully Simon Hackett of Internode has risen above the FTTN vs FTTP and Labor vs Coalition plans for the network. Instead Hackett uses data and some basic maths to determine how...
  • Turnbull says NBN will take 20 yrs. Let’s stop making up numbers please

    Today the Australia’s NBN took another turn for the worse. We knew that NBNCo had been revising targets down as contractors fail to fulfill initial estimates. Today the problems deepened with reports that employees of these troubled contractors are not paying their employees and a stop work had occurred...
  • NBN’s first employee CEO Mike Quigley resigns, or was he pushed?

    This morning NBN CEO Mike Quigley announced his resignation. Since then the internet, and media have been in a spin. The opposition are keen to point out the delays of the project and are laying the blame firmly at Quigley’s feet. After Conroy resigned last month I guess he’s...
  • Fusion broadband has the fastest wireless NBN

    The NBN is well on its way. Only this month, my area is starting construction according to the rollout map. But for those areas that are won’t have a fibre connection, you will be able to boost your NBN Fixed Wireless Download Speed from 12Mbps to in excess of...
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