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2013-09-27 23:02:17

The Coalition's planned changes to the National Broadband Network are expected to affect the industry's operating environment. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Internet Service Providers industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Whether they own the telecommunications infrastructure or not, companies in the industry provide retail internet services. Revenue is derived from the provision of internet...

2013-09-05 08:33:39

Australian-based company to complete satellite gateways from installation to commissioning CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian-based UGL Limited will complete gateway installations for the NBN Co high-capacity satellite system after signing a contract with ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Installation, testing, and commissioning of ViaSat antenna, RF, and baseband equipment is scheduled to begin in late 2013 following gateway civil works and building construction by...

2013-05-09 00:20:43

SYDNEY, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Webby Award winner and four-time AIMIA recipient Freelancer.com today hired Nikki Parker as Regional Director for ANZ, to rapidly build out across the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120709/NY36516LOGO) Ms Parker has joined Freelancer.com from NBN Co, Australia's largest telecommunications infrastructure project designed to give 100% of Australians access to high-speed broadband. "Freelancer.com is thrilled to bring Nikki...

2013-05-02 23:23:13

New broker established for selling or buying premium .AU domain names. Site established to fill a void in the Australian domain trading market. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 dtrade.com is Australia´s newest high-end domain name broker, offering for sale some of Australia´s most premium category defining keyword domains including mate.com.au, bondibeach.com.au, creditcard.com.au and trading.com.au According to a new report from Deloitte Access Economics,...

2013-02-11 23:01:31

Fibre Broadband access in South Africa is expected to grow at an unprecedented rate in South Africa over 2013. CipherWave, a niche specialist IT company based in Midrand, South Africa, is introducing Fibre Broadband connectivity to the premises (FTTP) with the lowest contentions and prices currently available on the local market. (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Complete virtualisation is at the top of the agenda for many CIOs and IT Executives in 2013. Cloud computing is set to quadruple from...

2012-09-10 23:03:45

The Fibre Optic Cable Installation industry is growing at a fast pace. In the five years through 2012-13 the significance of fibre optic cables has grown enormously to the Australian telecommunication sector. The Federal Government has chosen to invest in building telecommunications technology for the coming decade through the National Broadband Network (NBN). Through the creation of NBN Co the government has single-handedly created a boom in the industry. Major construction companies have...

ISP Advertised Speeds And Performance Are Getting Better
2012-07-19 14:06:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When your Internet Service Provider (or ISP) advertises speeds of “up to 20 MBps,” it´s rare that you´ll ever actually hit that number. The pesky disclaimer of “up to” is where they get you, as technically anything below those advertised 20MBs is “up to” 20. Safe to say, these ISPs are run by people who preferred limbo over leap frog in grade school. If the FCC is to be believed,...

2012-04-27 06:22:53

LONDON, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New broadband figures released by Cable.co.uk suggest the average broadband download speed is less than half of the average advertised broadband "up to" speed. Research by broadband comparison site Cable.co.uk reveals the average broadband download speed during March 2012 was 7.9Mbps, compared to the average advertised up to speed of 18.5Mbps. Fibre optic broadband came closest with an average of 17.6Mbps, 50% of the 35.2Mbps advertised....

2012-04-25 06:26:43

CAMPBELL, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exalt Communications today released the findings of an exclusive blind survey of telecom professionals revealing that the telecom industry is split regarding the best way to expand rural broadband penetration in the U.S. and enhance mobile broadband capacity in urban areas. The survey was conducted in Q1 2012 and includes responses from 124 telecom professionals, a majority of whom identified themselves as affiliated with tier one (44%)...

2012-04-02 06:30:28

CAMBRIDGE, England, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband comparison and review site Broadbandgenie.co.uk [http://www.broadbandgenie.co.uk ] welcomes the new broadband advertising guidelines which came into effect on 1st April, but says further amendments are required to clarify broadband services for consumers. Internet service providers have been told that they will no longer be permitted to advertise 'up to' speeds based on a theoretical maximum but must instead...