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TPG to provide 5G-capable 'dark fibre' cable for Vodafone in $1 billion deal

On Wednesday, the two telecommunications companies announced a deal that will see TPG migrate its customers to Vodafone, who it will provide 5G-capable optic fibre infrastructure for through 2015.

By 30 September 2015


NBN launches fibre to the node, selling speed and low cost

NBN has officially launched fibre to the node, saying it will deliver fast broadband speeds "more quickly" with less inconvenience and cost. But the company admits some will never be convinced.

By 21 September 2015


Facebook finds a way to use lasers for high-speed wireless internet

The company's Connectivity Lab has designed a laser detector that can bring 2Gbps speeds to wireless communications.

By 20 July 2016


Filament 'muscle' drives skeleton robot

A system of robotic motion uses bundles of pneumatic tubes as muscles that control a skeleton's movements.

By 12 July 2016


NBN boss to quit the day before federal election

Tony Cross will wrap up with the NBN on Friday, after two years serving as its chief architect. He oversaw the company's transition from fibre-to-the-home to fibre-to-the-node.

By 29 June 2016


Bowers & Wilkins unveils white finish option for Zeppelin Wireless streaming speaker

A white version of Bowers & Wilkins' minimalist home speaker is arriving this fall.

By 8 July 2016


Australia boasts the best (and worst) of internet speeds

According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet report, we're facing a tale of two speeds in Australia: magnificent on mobile, bloody awful on fixed broadband.

By 1 July 2016


Labor announces NBN policy, will phase FTTP back into rollout

Labor has announced it will stick with the government's use of HFC in the NBN, but will now aim for two million fibre-to-the-premises installations and phasing out FTTN as soon as possible.

By 13 June 2016


Alphabet soup presents WWDC, E3 and NBN: Girt by CNET podcast 76

This week, we take a look at Apple's WWDC announcements, the current NBN turmoil and the best in show at E3 2016.

By 17 June 2016


Labor, PM's office call out NBN chair for getting political

The NBN has a tumultuous history, drawing criticism from virtually anyone with a political skin in the game. But now the chair of the company behind the project has been called out for jumping into the fray.

By 15 June 2016