NBN

  • Unimaginative politicians can’t think NBN uses, so lets make a list

    At last weekend’s opening keynote of the 2012 KickStart Forum, liberal politician Paul Fletcher argued that there were no defined uses for the NBN to justify its cost. With the current political landscape, we may very well end up with a change of government next year. So Mr Fletcher...
  • iiNet NBN plans answer NBN dream. 100Mbps + 1TB = $99pm.

    The NBN dream of delivering faster speed and better prices is finally being realised. This morning iiNet have announced their retail NBN plans. Earlier this year Internode took a lot of heat for their NBN offerings being too expensive ($189.95 for 100/40, 1TB plan). Internode pointed to NBN interconnect...
  • First NBN Wireless locations announced by NBNCo

    93% of us will receive superfast fibre connections, sadly that means 7% will miss out. 4% of the remaining 7 will be serviced by fixed wireless and the other 3 by satellite. Speeds, latency and load degradation will all be worse on both of these wireless technologies, but with...
  • techAU Podcast Episode #56 – R18+ NBN

    The latest episode of the podcast is now available. The show notes and download links are available below. If you prefer to stream it live, then the YouTube version is available at the bottom of this post. Don’t forget you can subscribe to techAU via iTunes and Zune. Download...
  • NBN Contracts go to Ericsson and Silcar

    NBNCo made a couple of important announcements this afternoon. The first was a $1.1 Billion contract that will last 10 years to build and operate a 4G wireless network that will service the 7% of Australians that miss out on the fibre. The build should be completed by 2015,...
  • NBN: A Guide For Consumers

    The ACCAN – Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has recently published a new consumers guide about the National Broadband Network. There may be a lot of people in Australia who are completely confused about the NBN and why, and why not the Government should be building it. The ACCAN...
  • Vidblaster 1.22 has lots of goodies

    Vidblaster is the free software-based live video streaming solution created by Mike Versteeg in the Netherlands. The product continues to improve in every release and has done a great job at listening to the community. The latest update to Vidblaster is version 1.22 and comes with plenty of goodies.....
  • NBN Business Plan details revealed

    Despite the official release of the Governments 400 page business plan for the NBN being schedule for release at 1pm, details are already emerging. Uniform wholesale access price for 12Mbps (1Mbps upload) of $24 per month Government equity requirement will be $27.5 billion Annual revenue forecast at $5.8 billion...
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