Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) and Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) have completed a 40Gbps upgrade to a fibre link connecting Sydney and North America.
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Nearly 15,000 premises can now sign up for National Broadband Network (NBN) connections in Gungahlin, around 17km from Canberra.
Telstra breached a number of measures to protect it from gaining a commercial advantage over its wholesale customers, according to an ACCC report.
The Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has sought input from his state and territory counterparts on whether the use of drones is adequately regulated.
Business earnings from the Internet increased $48.4 billion to $237.1 billion in 2011-12, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that use social media are 56 per cent more likely to increase their revenue, according to research by MYOB.
Users can now sign up to 25/5Mbps speeds on fixed wireless for the National Broadband Network (NBN).
iiNet has paid a $102,000 infringement notice to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for failing to adequately display the minimum price on a bus advertisement.
Telstra has directed contractors to improve asbestos handling procedures after a review by the telco found deficiencies in the way the fibrous material has been treated during the remediation of its pits and pipes.
Startups were pleased by communications minister Stephen Conroy's announcement that the government would conduct a review the tax rules governing employee share schemes, but have suggested the government can do more to aid fledgling tech companies.
Greens senator Scott Ludlam believes the US National Security Agency (NSA) has handed information it has collected from its PRISM system to the Australian government.
An online enrolment website has been launched which will allow Australians to enrol to vote online.
The latest report from the parliamentary committee overseeing the National Broadband Network has recommended that NBN Co update its corporate plan to prepare for a new government, “to prepare strategies to minimise risk in any policy changes that may reasonably be expected to occur in the 2012-2015 period”.
Sydney train customers can now use the Opal card for some train trips, with more than 4600 customers now signed up for Opal cards following a trial on trains which began nearly two weeks ago.
WorkSafe ACT has downplayed the danger of the community being exposed to asbestos in the ACT as it works with Comcare and Telstra to deal with asbestos issues related to the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN).