As data retention looks set to pass parliament within weeks, the telecommunications industry has united to make a "simple and reasonable" request for the Government to release costs for the regime.
With Netflix launching soon in Australia, the company says Australians have had issues with "nightmarish" broadband in the past, and ISPs will need to step up their game to offer a great streaming experience.
New Zealand service provider Slingshot is making it easier than ever for its users to circumvent the geoblocking on services such as Netflix and Hulu.
An ISP industry body has offered in-principle support of site blocking to stop piracy, but says it is a "blunt instrument" and that rights holders should foot the bill.
Both industries receive even lower ratings than last year in a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Australia's fourth largest ISP is set to buy out the second biggest, in a share deal worth a cool AU$1.4 billion.
Australia's "best-loved" ISP gets bought, Woollies hints at an Apple Watch app and mobile games finally get a classification system.
TPG's $1.4 billion takeover bid for iiNet has met with notable criticism from iiNet's founder, who says the deal is not in the best interest of shareholders and the company's board has "run out of ideas."
Site-blocking legislation will be tabled in Parliament within a week, meaning ISPs could soon be required to block overseas websites that facilitate piracy.
iiNet scores a big win with Netflix's impending launch in Australia, announcing that it will be offering its customers unmetered access to the video streaming service.