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Wheatbelt Builds its own optic network in WA and ignores NBN

Come on, NBN, take a hint already. After three years an ambitious project is set to rise as Wheatbelt in Western Australia, with support from CBH Group and rail network operator Arc Infrastructure. Said to be enterprise-grade, affordable broadband services, The West Australian reported this project is set to rival the National Broadband Network within […]

NBN Drops NBN Fixed Wireless 100Mbps Speed Tier

It has finally happened. National Broadband Network (NBN) CEO Bill Morrow has “killed” the 100 Mbps fixed-wireless service, TechRadar reported. It is reported that the announcement was made before a Senate Estimates committee, with Bill Morrow saying: “We killed it.” The reason behind this decision is that “there’s not mass-market demand for 100Mbps services” in […]

Binary Networks Challenges NBN Fixed Wireless in Queensland

Hey, National Broadband Network (NBN), better watch out because there is a new guy in Queensland and they had enough. Binary Networks, a Melbourne-based internet service provider (ISP), has revealed to the public that it offers fixed wireless broadband service to the public living in Goondiwindi, South-West Queensland, ARN reported. The service was said to […]

Despite NBN Efforts, Landline still Matters in Rural Australia

The traditional way of communication may have been considered obsolete, especially now with the appearance of mobile devices and the age of the Internet. But for some areas, it’s considered as a part of the way they’re living, citing that it’s their best bet in communicating. This is what rural and remote areas of Australia […]

TELSTRA Admits Unauthorized Charges for 100,000 Subscribers

Looks like a lot of refunds are likely to roll out soon. The cats out of the bag as one Australian telecommunications and media company has admitted of charging almost 100,000 of customers after misleading them in subscribing and downloading digital content—ringtone, gaming, and more. According to a report by Gizmodo, the company behind such […]

NBN Still Has No Timetable for HFC Internet

Left again in the dark. National Broadband Network (NBN) subscribers are once again left in the dark regarding updates on recent projects. This time, customers are left in limbo on what is going to happen to the networking giant’s Hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) plans. People already knew about the delays regarding the project, which could cost […]