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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


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


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


Fiber-to-the-home installs to grow 30 percent a year

The number of fiber-to-the-home deployments will rise 30 percent annually over the next five years, says research firm Heavy Reading, with 130 million households likely to have fiber hookups by 2013.

By July 23, 2009


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


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


U.S. broadband speeds rise in 2009

The average broadband download speed is up 28 percent, while upload speed increases 16 percent over 2008, according to a new survey from In-Stat.

By February 10, 2010


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


Global broadband connections on the rise

About 422 million households worldwide, or one in five, will be wired to the Net by year's end, according to Gartner.

By September 25, 2009