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Microsoft urges NBN review to reconsider high-speed fibre

Microsoft's managing director wants the NBN to be as fast as possible and much prefers the previous Labor government's fibre-to-the-premises plan over the Liberal Party's cut-down fibre to the node.

By November 7, 2013


French ISP Free upgrades fiber customers to gigabit broadband

Customers using Free's fiber-optic network receive a tenfold download speed increase to 1Gbps as very high-speed broadband becomes a point of competition.

By October 1, 2013


Malcolm Turnbull asked NBN Co board to resign

The resignations submitted by the board of NBN Co were requested by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

By September 23, 2013


BT gears up 300Mbps broadband, super-fast Home Hub 5

As well as a new Home Hub 5 for super-fast Infinity customers, BT unveils broadband that could hit speeds of up to 300Mbps.

By July 10, 2013


Is cable holding back superfast broadband adoption on purpose?

The cable industry says it is more than ready to compete with Google Fiber, but adds that consumers are nowhere near ready for gigabit speeds. Is it cable's pricing schemes that are holding back adoption?

By June 17, 2013


Rural fibre broadband gets the go-ahead from Europe

The EU is going to approve the roll-out of fibre broadband to the countryside.

By October 9, 2012


The NBN, service providers and you: what could go wrong?

Unless you've been boycotting all forms of media for the past five years, you'll be aware that the National Broadband Network (NBN) is well and truly on its way.

By May 27, 2012


Google patent application reveals broadband dreams

The Net giant tries to patent a technique for using a flat, flexible housing to lower the cost of bringing a super-fast Internet to homes. Just how big will Google Fiber be?

By March 2, 2012


5 million rural homes get super-fast broadband over Fujitsu farmer fibre

5 million homes in rural Britain are set for next-generation super-fast broadband. Fujitsu has teamed up with Virgin Media, TalkTalk and Cisco to carry cable to the countryside.

By April 13, 2011


BT super-fast broadband coming to Cornwall for gnarly surfing

BT and the EU are to bring extra-fast broadband to the beaches of Cornwall in the UK's biggest fibre-optic project yet.

By September 30, 2010