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How to Check Your Internet Speed with Google

How to Check Your Internet Speed with Google

We all know that the internet in the country is faulty and slow compared to other places on Earth. But of course, in order to know the current internet speed of your chosen plan at any given time and to provide concrete evidence of your grievance, you have to conduct a speed test. Actually, there […]

Should Aussies Care About Net Neutrality?

Should Aussies Care About Net Neutrality?

There has been a lot of buzz lately that The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States—which is the equivalent to the Australian Communications and Media Authority—wants to remove the Net Neutrality Act. The changes proposed in this act is that ISPs (Internet Service Providers) have the power to speed up, slow down, and […]

NBN Trials FTTC in Melbourne

NBN Trials FTTC in Melbourne

In an effort to reduce the digital divide that has been separating communities in the country, the National Broadband Network (NBN) has started its trial on its first fibre-to-the-curb (FTTC) trial in Coburg in North Melbourne through the use of a copper line longer than 70 metres. Reports say that the trial has achieved 109 […]

Toowoomba Household Can’t Avail of Medical Alarm Due to Faulty NBN Installers

Toowoomba Household Can’t Avail of Medical Alarm Due to Faulty NBN Installers

A Toowoomba resident has had enough with the NBN after months of unsuccessful tries in making the network installed in his home. The Chronicle reported that the Mother and son, Elizabeth Helon and George Helon, are doing their best to get NBN connection right after their ADSL is canceled on August 11. They said they […]

NBN Skipping Homes with Challenging Path for Installation

NBN Skipping Homes with Challenging Path for Installation

With so many homes around Australia still waiting for the National Broadband Network to finally pick up its work up and running on the premises still without access to the NBN, NBN Co is once again taking the easy way out. Currently, the NBN has classified homes that it has trouble connecting to as “service […]

Another Study Shows that Australians Want and Need Fast Internet Now

Another Study Shows that Australians Want and Need Fast Internet Now

Truth be told, Australians have been struggling with their slow internet connections that seldom reached the retailer’s promises for a long time. Their demands for fast internet with quick implementation are not a myth, and there is evidence to prove it.   According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ latest figures on Australia’s internet activity, […]

NBN in King Valley is Failing Miserably

NBN in King Valley is Failing Miserably

NBN was expected by many as the modern-day answer to the difficulty in accessing the Internet. But things did not come out as promised since NBN has become a letdown for people living and working in the North East.   Meet Toni Brezac, a single mum who lives on a rural Wangandary property with her […]

Bill Morrow: Australians Won’t Even Use High-Speed Internet Even If Offered For Free

Bill Morrow: Australians Won’t Even Use High-Speed Internet Even If Offered For Free

Can you believe this? Really?   The head of the National Broadband Network (NBN) claimed that Aussies would not want and use high-speed broadband Internet “even if we offered it for free”.   Bill Morrow, NBN Co chief executive, revealed last month regarding the company’s half-yearly results that the network has 1.6 million subscribers even […]

Australia Ranks 50th in the World For Average Internet Speed

Australia Ranks 50th in the World For Average Internet Speed

Fun trivia. Australia is ranked 50th in the world right now. Guess where? It’s in terms of Internet speed. According to CRN.com, when it comes to broadband speed, Australia ranked 50th in the world, meaning New Zealand is faster than us. In fact, even Thailand and Qatar have recorded faster Internet speeds. The research involved […]

Research Highlights Lack of Information Drive from NBN

Research Highlights Lack of Information Drive from NBN

Image Source:channelnews.com.au Don’t have a steady and fast Internet connection? The National Broadband Network thinks it’s your fault. In a news report by Channel News, a new research by iSelect – a broadband expert – found out that half of Australian households do not even understand how to connect properly to the NBN network. According […]