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Activ8me, nbn unveil unlimited data for remote Australians
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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edutech
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broadband
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nbn
Activ8me and nbn introduce budget-friendly unlimited data plans for rural Australians, starting at a mere £59 per month.
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Maximizing fibre speed and reliability through advanced orchestration and assurance solutions
Wed, 20th Sep 2023
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network management
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connectivity
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fibre
The demand for faster connectivity has led to the rise of fibre optics, but challenges remain. Here are the enablers for successful network transformation.
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'Fastest ever' internet speed recorded in Australian research project
Mon, 25th May 2020
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broadband
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nbn
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bandwidth
Have you ever wanted to download 1000 HD films in a single second? Maybe not, but according to a study from three universities in Australia, it’s now possible.
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Global lockdowns put pressure on internet infrastructure
Fri, 27th Mar 2020
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wfh
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e-learning
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remote working
COVID lockdowns test global net; Monash team's 'Pressure Map' reveals strain on infrastructure.
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Vodafone NZ launches new COVID-19 plans
Fri, 20th Mar 2020
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vodafone
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covid-19
Vodafone NZ introduces COVID-19 Care Plan, including data certainty, no disconnections or late fees, and support for remote learning.
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Internet infrastructure strained as demand for servers surges 30%
Fri, 20th Mar 2020
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phishing
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email security
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servers
Pandemic causes 30% surge in net use, strains servers.
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DE-CIX breaks another data throughput record at Frankfurt exchange
Wed, 18th Mar 2020
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dci
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data transfer
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internet exchange
DE-CIX breaks own record, hits 9TB/s data throughput at Frankfurt hub.
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Chorus announces first Kiwi towns to receive HyperFibre
Fri, 21st Feb 2020
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broadband
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chorus
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hyperfibre
Queenstown leads with Chorus Hyperfibre launch, boasting up to 8Gbps symmetrical speeds.
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MyIX announces significant growth over 10 year period
Thu, 25th Jul 2019
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) has seen its traffic peak point reach 412 Gbps in May 2019, a growth of 70 times over 10 years.
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Australian broadband users opting for faster speed tiers, according to NBN
Mon, 18th Jun 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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sdn
The company states that 70% of new orders on the nbn network are now based on wholesale speed tiers of 50 Mbps (download) or higher.
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Vodafone shows improved average surf speeds in May
Thu, 22nd Jun 2017
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telecommunications
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truenet
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isp
After noticing Vodafone delivered slower average speeds than other ISPs in April, TrueNet have announced a significant improvement in May results.
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First schools sign up for N4L
Mon, 14th Oct 2013
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edutech
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n4l
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nz
More than 20 schools from around New Zealand have already signed agreements with Network for Learning (N4L) to connect to its managed network.
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Phone and internet? Who needs them!
Fri, 1st Jul 2011
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broadband
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internet
Brits and Kiwis at the mercy of sluggish phone and internet providers, sparking calls for better service in our tech-reliant world.
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Google's ultra-fast broadband experiment
Thu, 11th Feb 2010
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colocation
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broadband
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google
Imagine having broadband in your home offering speeds of up to 1Gbps (gigabit per second) – that’s what Google is planning to offer to up to half a million Americans in a trial programme to show what is possible with the right connectivity.
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WIMAX dish
Sun, 1st Nov 2009
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broadband
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compass communications
WHAT IS IT? A device that enables you to access WiMAX services in your home.