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Does Australia need a proper nbn?

Here we go again with more useless debates about whether the country needs a first-class national broadband network or a second-rate one; and again there are discussions around what other flavours of the multi-mix technology can we now add to … Continue reading

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We urgently need a new internet

Let’s be honest about it. Nobody – including those very clever people that were present at its birth – had the slightest idea what impact the internet would have in only a few decades after its invention. The internet has … Continue reading

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ASEAN plans to establish a single telecommunications market for region

The 15th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting, held in Vietnam in November 2015, endorsed the ASEAN ICT Masterplan 2020, in a move that is designed to see ASEAN develop a sharper focus on ICT and its social and … Continue reading

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The state of telecoms competition in Australia

After the rowdy 1990s and early 00s the dust did settle a bit on the competition problems that continued during that period – more than 20 Inquiries, many court cases and ongoing regulatory corrections. The situation settled down somewhat with … Continue reading

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NBN customer service is appalling

Back in October last year we reported on our disappointment regarding our two NBN services. We have an FttB service in Sydney (replacing our ADSL2+ service) and a satellite connection in Bucketty (100km from Sydney). As reported, both services are … Continue reading

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