The National Broadband Network comes to Hobart.
The NBN could offer faster broadband to more people if it could widen its planned Fibre to the Curb rollout.
How many people are trying to connect America’s cities?
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World-class fiber-based internet service is available in less than a quarter of Los Angeles County. By contrast, it's almost ubiquitous in Stockholm and Paris.
Using the internet is what matters.
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Giving rural residents the option of using broadband access isn't enough to boost their community involvement. To really improve civic engagement, rural dwellers need to use the internet.
Which NBN plan should you use to connect to the internet?
As more people gain access to the National Broadband Network, so more plans are on offer. Here's how to pick the best plan for your needs.
Bailey Brooks, who lives on her family’s station 400km south of Alice Springs, won nbn Co’s national drawing competition with an illustration of the SkyMuster satellite. But is the satellite enough for her family?
A new coalition of bodies representing regional Australia is calling on the government to help guarantee better access to the internet and the networked economy.
The FCC has the power to save us from slow, expensive internet service.
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The Federal Communications Commission has broad power to support fast, affordable internet service reaching every home in the U.S. What are its limits – and its possibilities?
Jeremy Corbyn and Richard Barbrook, the ‘cybercommunist’ advising on many of the manifesto’s ideas.
If there are forward-thinking minds within Labour that could bring fresh thinking to internet issues, they didn't get the call.
Australia’s is spending billions of dollars a national infrastructure ‘that just about meets demand today’.
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It is not too late to change the current direction of Australia's NBN from one that just meets today's demands, to one that we need for the future.
The court ruling will keep all internet traffic treated equally.
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If you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating this week. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in.
Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare (left) and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten (right).
Now the ALP has released its much-anticipated National Broadband Network policy, it gives voters a chance to see how the Coalition and the Opposition's plans compare.
Getting internet access to rural areas can be difficult.
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Only 55 percent of people living in rural areas have access to the speeds that currently qualify as broadband, while 94 percent of the urban population does.
Cofounder and CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Because Netflix continually upends established business models, evaluating the company can difficult.
Wireless internet may have its uses but cable is still the way to go.
Does Google's plan for a high-speed wireless internet connection mean the current cable roll-out for the NBN will soon be obsolete?
Should the fibre extend to the street or the premises?
Five academic experts recently gave their views to the Senate Select Committee on the NBN. Here's what they had to say.
If they build it, will you come?
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.
Internet access continues to grow but some people are still not connected.
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.
Will TV’s future flicker into focus?
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A post-network era looms. What does this mean for the way we watch – and pay for – television shows?
The cost of the NBN depends on the mix of technologies used.
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.
“I’ve got no Wi-Fi signal.”
Those who want the world to get online and those that can make it happen may be coming from very different places.