Today, NBN Co talked about the HFC rollout and using fibre-to-the-distribution point (FTTdp) for the National Broadband Network (NBN) at its half-year results presentation. Here are the key takeaways you need to know about.
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Lobby group Internet Australia says a report produced by Western Sydney University - and commissioned by NBN - highlights the need for "an urgent change in our broadband strategy." Namely, we need to scrap Fibre to the Node, and switch to Fibre to the Distribution Point.
Like countless other Australians, Haywards Bay resident Daniel Saffioti did not have access to the NBN. So he decided to do something about it.
His solution was to set up a wireless bridge and mini radio dish to beam the NBN directly into his own home - all for a few hundred dollars. Here's how he pulled it off (and overcame a big bump along the way.)
As we've established time and again, your clever tricks aren't protecting your password. If you or someone you know uses Bible references as a password, that trick is pretty easy to crack, too.
For all the promise of "world class" internet speeds, the National Broadband Network (NBN) can be decidedly underwhelming for some. By nbn's own admission, some connections are no faster than ADSL2. Thankfully, there are a few hacks you can employ to boost your current NBN speeds by a significant margin; even if you're already on 100Mbps. Here's what you need to know.
As the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll out continues, those privileged to have access to the network will be hunting for bargains when it comes to choosing a broadband plan.
Currently there are large number of broadband plans from 69 registered internet service providers (ISPs) along with a number of re-sellers for consideration. We explain how to choose the best plan for you.
At the end of last year, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to block five popular torrent websites including The Pirate Bay, TorrentHound and IsoHunt within 15 business days. Foxtel and Village Roadshow initiated the court case in a bid to curb piracy.
Torrenting itself is completely legal and it's not all that difficult to circumvent ISP blocking of torrent websites. For instance, you can do it through a VPN, which often requires a monthly subscription fee. Here are some ways to gain access to blocked torrent sites for free.