A quick update on our story from yesterday about Telstra increasing its shaping speeds: the BigPond Twitter feed says that the upgrade will happen in late September and will apply to Elite and Ultimate plans with a monthly quota of 100GB or more. [BigPondTeam]
BigPond Shaping Upgrades Will Hit Late September
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