While not threatening to overtake ADSL, wireless broadband services are growing in popularity. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics says that as of the end of June, there were 809,000 wireless broadband subscriptions in Australia, accounting for 14% of all Internet accounts. Since that date, we've seen a bunch of new products and rate reductions from Telstra and Vodafone, so I'd expect even bigger gains next time. For a real-world view of how well wireless broadband works on the move, check out our Townsville train torture test.
Wireless Broadband Is On The Rise
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Here is your Netflix binge-list for the week, fresh from the Australian servers! This week's noteworthy additions include a new episode of Star Trek: Discovery, the graphic novel adaptation Polar, French horror movie Animas and the true-crime documentary Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes. Read on for everything coming to the service for the week of January 21 through to January 27.