Top Stories broadband
- Coalition NBN: The Problem With Vectoring Copper
- Coalition NBN Policy: Six Things To Think About
- NBN Co Changes Its Targets: What It Means For Your Broadband
- Ask LH: Will NBN Connectivity Add Value To My House?
- NBN Takeup And The Coalition 'Real Solutions' Broadband Statement
- Planhacker: Ultimate NBN Guide, November 2012
Right now, the maximum speed for a consumer connected to the fibre portion of National Broadband Network (NBN) is 100Mbps for downloads and 40Mbps for upload. NBN Co today announced that it will begin offering a series of products that run up to 10 times that speed later this year. Anyone for gigabit?
The Coalition’s alternative NBN plan relies on maintaining existing copper connections to homes. What are the challenges with that approach? Robin Braun, Professor of Telecommunications Engineering at University of Technology, Sydney, examines some of the problems ‘vectoring’ can create.
Yesterday, we outlined some of the unanswered questions in the newly-announced Coalition NBN policy. Here, University of Melbourne professorial fellow Peter Gerrand looks at some of the potential longer-term issues with the policy.
The Liberal/National Coalition has finally announced its official National Broadband Network (NBN) policy, confirming its preference for fibre to the premises and claiming it can deliver this faster than the current Labor plan, without actually making good on earlier threats to dismantle NBN Co entirely. What are the key elements of the Coalition plan, and what aspects remain undiscussed and vague? This is Lifehacker’s comprehensive guide.