Britain’s battle for full fibre broadband

Britain enjoys decent broadband speeds, but the rate of progress seems to have slowed. Will competition help?

Growth. Do We Really Need It?

Why is the economy is dependent on growth. Is it psychological – that we like to think we are better off – or is there a mathematical reason that demands growth?

What’s wrong with the NBN

The National Broadband Network (NBN) has been responsible for a lot of debate, inside and outside of the industry. Do we need it? Is it too ambitious? Are we doing it the right way?

What’s great about the NBN

From the inevitable claims of economic benefits, through to praise for the government’s wheeling and dealing in getting the whole thing through parliament, what do the MPs think about the NBN?

Is Google too big for its own bots?

Is Google’s market dominance restricting consumer choice and closing out competitors? David Wood from ICOMP thinks so.

Digging NBN’s dirt

With NBN Co now connecting premises as they roll down every street, there’s going to be a whole lot of digging required.

It’s all over the top

Twisted Wire asks, “what role is there for the telecommunications industry in content, when we seem happy with over-the-top delivery?” FoxtelGo is the latest case in point.

Teleworking: Small answer to a big problem

When the government said that teleworking with the NBN will create 25,000 full-time jobs by 2020, weren’t they missing the Asian elephant in the room?

Primus chief fights against forced fibre

The new CEO of Primus Australia, Tom Mazerski, advocates consumer choice. That means the option for consumers to stay with copper and less market control from Telstra.

NBN deal done, what now?

Telstra shareholders’ acceptance of the NBN deal drags them kicking and screaming into the 21st century.

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