Does Google's plan for a high-speed wireless internet connection mean the current cable roll-out for the NBN will soon be obsolete?
Five academic experts recently gave their views to the Senate Select Committee on the NBN. Here's what they had to say.
The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
Australia's connection to the internet continues to grow but there are still 1.3 million households not online.
How fast is the NBN in its current form? Is it really that much faster than ADSL? And, crucially, how long will it take to download an episode of Parks and Recreation? You'll find the answers here.
A post-network era looms. What does this mean for the way we watch – and pay for – television shows?
There are competing estimates of the cost of the National Broadband Network, but new data from broadband rollouts overseas can give us a clearer picture of the true cost in Australia.
Those who want the world to get online and those that can make it happen may be coming from very different places.
New research shows Australia will be better off with the NBN than it would have been without it.
Since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Estonia has leapt ahead in the adoption of digital technology. Australia could learn a lot from Estonia in terms of e-government.
Broadband is coming to be seen as crucial infrastructure for the 21st century, as were roads and electricity for the 20th. But what does a genuinely 21st century broadband network look like?
Malcolm Turnbull's choice of Communications Minister will be a strong indication of his commitment to strengthening Australia's digital economy.
Now Malcolm Turnbull has given up the post to become Prime Minister, what are the challenges ahead for the new Communications Minister to deal with Australia's National Broadband Network?
Two years on from the Coalition's promise of a national broadband network that would be faster, cheaper and delivered sooner than Labor's plans, what have we got?
nbn is set to launch two satellites to bring high speed broadband to rural Australia. Here's how they work.
An extra 4,500 workers will be recruited to help in the roll out of Australia's national broadband network. But there's still the problem of the actual speed of the network.
Several companies are planning to build network of satellites in space to provide intenet access across the globe. But can it work and will it be affordable?
Increased internet connectivity can spur economic growth throughout Africa. But the continent has a long way to go before it can reap any broadband dividend.
Research suggests that helping low-income households access the internet with broadband connections could bolster job and economic growth.
The internet is seen as a luxury item in many parts of Africa .