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- What The NBN Strategic Review Means For Consumers
- Why It Takes Time For Broadband To Translate To Profit
- How Politics Is Depriving Us Of A Decent NBN
- Planhacker: The Five Big Restrictions With Jiva
- How The Labor And Coalition Broadband Policies Differ: A Hype-Free Explainer
- Planhacker: Every Unlimited Broadband Plan
The strategic review of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been completed, promising to deliver 100Mbps download speeds to two-thirds of Australians by 2019. The review says that is three years earlier than and much cheaper than would have been possible under the preceding Labor developed-plan — but it’s also three years later than the Coalition claimed it would deliver the NBN prior to the election. Regardless of politics, the key takeout is this: when any individual premises will be NBN-enabled is still entirely unclear.
A new report from the Australian Centre For Broadband Innovation highlights some of the ways in which high-speed broadband can be more effectively used by businesses. One key reminder in the Broadband Impacts And Challenges report? You can’t expect to turn a profit from new technology immediately upon its introduction.
Dear Lifehacker, I am moving into a new place and the place has VDSL2 cable internet – hooray! However, the modem supplied only has one output on it, and I am planning to connect five devices to it. Am I best off purchasing a wireless router and attaching that to it, or hunting for a wireless VDSL modem?
Our Lifehacker Awards nominations keep on trucking. This morning, we want your nominations for best internet service provider (ISP).
Good news for customers left in the lurch when PennyTel went into liquidation: MyNetFone has made a deal with the liquidators to take over existing customers.