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  • Fibre cable free to the door: NBN Co

    The federal government business responsible for the National Broadband Network, NBN Co, today fended off claims that first release site residents will be charged for fibre optic cable-laying to their houses if they don’t sign up before the trial ends.

    Written by Rodney Gedda17 June 11 14:09
  • Internode founder joins FiRe entrepreneur ranks

    Internode founder and managing director, Simon Hackett, has taken out the Future in Review (FiRe) 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year award in the US, for his work in telecommunications.

    Written by Georgina Swan30 May 11 11:54
  • Cost of NBN to small ISPs "insane": Internode's Hackett

    Internode boss Simon Hackett has delivered a heavy critique of the costing model proposed for the National Broadband Network (NBN), stating that small ISPs will be all but wiped out under the current NBN arrangements.

    Written by Lisa Banks30 March 11 09:14
  • iiNet acquisitions boost EBITDA forecast

    Perth-based internet service provider (ISP) iiNet (ASX:IIN) has forecast its acquisition activity in 2010 to contribute up to $25 million to the company’s earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) during the 2011 financial year.

    Written by James Hutchinson21 Feb. 11 16:31
  • Budget NBN offering unlikely to hit it big

    A new entry-level broadband offering planned for introduction by internet service providers over the National Broadband Network is unlikely to boost adoption, according to Internode.

    Written by James Hutchinson06 Jan. 11 16:01
  • Dodo CEO calls for unlimited as standard offering

    The normally quiet chief executive of challenger ISP, Dodo, has called on the broadband provider sector to make a definite switch to unlimited plans once and for all.

    Written by James Hutchinson21 Oct. 10 08:25
  • ACMA releases telco complaints hearing dates

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released details on the public hearings it will be holding into the state of complaints-handling in the Australian telecommunications sector.

    Written by Computerworld Staff15 Oct. 10 12:29
  • Telstra offers better value BigPond broadband

    Australia's largest ISP, Telstra BigPond, has reduced the pricing of its consumer broadband services in the wake of increasing competition.

    Written by Rodney Gedda26 July 10 11:03
  • Internode ups business ADSL speed and quotas

    Internode has significantly overhauled its ADSL broadband plans for business, upping data quotes and reducing prices. Internode will now offer three tiers of business ADSL services.

    Written by CIO Staff16 June 10 12:09
  • Judge permanently shuts down ISP catering to spam, porn

    A U.S. district court judge has ordered the permanent closure of an Internet service provider long accused of hosting and distributing spam, spyware, child pornography and other illegal content, at the request of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

    Written by Grant Gross20 May 10 05:24
  • After weeklong fight, rogue ISP Troyak struggles for life

    After an international take-down effort, a rogue ISP responsible for controlling large numbers of computers infected with data-stealing code is down for the moment, but it may be reconnecting with the Internet, according to security researchers.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk and Robert McMillan18 March 10 05:26