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  • Internode offers IPv6 services in native mode on its national network

    Internode is offering IPv6 services in native mode on its national ADSL network. The broadband provider said it had been operating a native IPv6 backbone from mid-2008 but it was only available to those with a direct Ethernet connection or with the ability to tunnel IPv6 through an IPv4 connection. The new offering is being run across the company's national network and provides concurrent IPv6 and IPv4 PPP access for any router or computer that supports it.

  • Internode MD smashes world record electric car distance

    Internode managing director, Simon Hackett, has broken the world record distance for driving an electric car on a single charge. Hackett and co-driver Emilis Prelgauskas drove a Teslar Roadster — owned by Hackett and the only one of its kind currently in Australia — 501 kilometres on a single charge. The record was set as part of the Global Green Challenge.

  • Trans-Pacific cable gets green light

    The PIPE Networks undersea cable system, PIPE Pacific Cable (PPC-1), has successfully undergone tests, through the transmission of IP packets between Australia and the US, ahead of its launch next month.

  • Internode chief defends NBN startup costs

    Less than a week after it was revealed the CEO of the federal government’s NBN company will be paid nearly $2 million a year for the job, the managing director of ISP Internode Simon Hackett has said the appointment is good value for money.

  • Internode brings naked ADSL to the Tassie masses

    Internode has launched its 'NakedExtreme' naked ADSL service in Tasmania, following its mainland launch in August last year. The new service is expected to fill in metropolitan broadband blackspots that currently affect the island.

  • Internode pours $4M on CRM

    Internode has splurged $4 million on new hosted Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to replace an internally built platform.

  • US FTTH model could cut NBN costs, risk: Internode

    Much of the risk and associated cost with the roll out of the federal government’s proposed $43 billion national broadband network (NBN) could be averted through modeling its roll out on AT&T’s US U-Verse fibre to the home network, a senior ISP network engineer has said.