Millions of households are expected to gain access to upgraded internet connections, with speeds of up to one gigabit per second (if you’re willing to pay for the plan).
Instead of going after large corporate networks, which often have multiple defenses, cybercriminals can now simply target people’s home networks.
Telstra and Optus have already made arrangements to support customers with extra, free data during the COVID-19 pandemic. But what is the NBN doing?
Living in an urban centre is no guarantee for new NBN technology.
Around half of homes in three major Australian cities only have access to very old technology: hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC). For them, access to the NBN fibre network remains only a fairy tale.
People with poor broadband services spend more time in queues at the bank and for other services that should easily be accessible online.
Labor’s 2019 NBN election policy will disappoint those hoping for a fast-tracked return to that party’s 2009 vision of high-speed fibre for (almost) everyone.
Rollout of the NBN in Tasmania is well ahead of other states and territories in Australia.
Tasmania’s digital inclusion increased dramatically and more than the national average from 2017 to 2018. This change is underpinned by a doubling of access to NBN in Tasmania in that period.
NBN delivery is variable across different states, but also within the same local council areas.
The NBN has to be equitable to be a truly nation-building platform. As long as it is failing some, it is failing us all in Australia.
Qantas is currently trialling its new satellite broadband inflight service.
Customers on land and in the sky are placing increasing demands on Skymuster satellites for broadband Wi-Fi delivery - can NBC Co deliver?
The number of fibre connections increased to more than 1.4 million connections, which is an increase of 122% in the year between December 2015 and December 2016.
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ABS figures show that Australia’s appetite for faster broadband is growing apace.
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.
nbn co might not be able to pay back government loans in the time it has alotted.
A Parliamentary Budget Office report shows just how much the NBN might cost the taxpayer.
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.
Was Christopher Pyne right about the NBN?
Was Christopher Pyne right to say that “there has not been a delay of the NBN”?
Federal Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull visits an nbn rollout site in Queanbeyan, near Canberra.
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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.
The NBN was not subjected to a cost benefit analysis - but this may not have circumvented controversy around the merits of the project.
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Internet traffic in Australia is rapidly growing, doubling every 475 days. By 2016, traffic is set to increase by more than…