September 2015

Local farmers harvesting the benefits of the nbn™ network

TAGS : Business, The NBN project, Industry, Video
Published on 02 September 2015
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Murray Darling Fisheries is Australia’s largest exporter of Murray Darling cod, thanks in part to the nbn™ network.
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The nbn™ network: What the big numbers mean

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 01 September 2015
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Rolling out the nbn™ network is a huge project and our Corporate Plan contains plenty of facts and figures that explain the project. But what do they all mean? Here’s a quick guide.
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August 2015

Modern family: Work, rest and play...the digital way

TAGS : Connected homes, Work life balance, Entertainment
Published on 31 August 2015
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With fast broadband leading the way, Aussie families are beginning to adopt 'digital lifestyles' – but what does that really mean?
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Fitness apps that allow you to workout from home

Published on 28 August 2015
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Want to keep fit without hitting the gym? There's an app for that.
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Top tips to manage your data usage at home

TAGS : Education, Connected homes
Published on 27 August 2015
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Make the most of your monthly data allowance.
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New Corporate Plan sets out road ahead for nbn™ network

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 26 August 2015 by Bill Morrow
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Our network will be available to nine million premises by June 2018 – around 75 per cent of the way to completion.
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Eight technologies you need to set up a home office

TAGS : Work life balance
Published on 26 August 2015
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From productivity software to efficient hardware to the right lighting and ambiance – everything counts when you're setting up to work from home.
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What the nbn™ satellite will do for remote Australia

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 25 August 2015 by Gavin Williams
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Many Australians outside big cities or regional centres have usually struggled with internet communications – but that will change when nbn™ satellite launches services in 2016.
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nbn: Hitting our year-end targets

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 24 August 2015 by Stephen Rue
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nbn's 2015 financial results show we are now meeting our operational targets and – consequently – our financial ones.
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Working from home... like a boss

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes
Published on 21 August 2015
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Access to high-speed internet has changed how Stephen Edridge manages his work and home life.
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The final countdown: Sky Muster gets a blast-off date

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 20 August 2015
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Meet the little girl who shares a very special connection with the soon-to-be-launched nbn™ satellite.
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Young entrepreneurs who’ve made their fortune online

TAGS : Education
Published on 19 August 2015
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The modern digital economy is spawning a new breed of millionaires.
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Ten devices to make your home smarter

TAGS : Education, Connected homes, Entertainment, Healthcare
Published on 18 August 2015
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Clever and unique everyday devices that will enhance your home living.
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Five tech buzzwords explained

TAGS : Education
Published on 17 August 2015
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If you're not sure what these technology terms mean or when they should be used, here's a quick guide.
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One big, happy (digital) family

TAGS : Connected homes, Video
Published on 13 August 2015
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The Edridge family is logging onto a world of connected possibilities.
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Manage your family's health with the click of a button

TAGS : Healthcare, Connected homes
Published on 12 August 2015
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A look at three online services that are helping us keep our loved ones' health in check.
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Blazing fast cable broadband closer than ever

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 11 August 2015
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Cable operators and technology vendors are putting the final building blocks in place for the deployment of an important technology.
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Seven reasons to consider working from home

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes
Published on 10 August 2015
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Fast broadband connections mean you can take your office wherever you go. Here are the key benefits of teleworking.
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Fine wine and fast internet: Now that’s a pairing!

TAGS : Business, Video
Published on 07 August 2015
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Access to fast internet is transforming this winemaker’s family business.
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Nine industries being revolutionised by fast internet speeds

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes, Entertainment, Healthcare, Business
Published on 06 August 2015
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We’ve done some research to find 9 industries capitalising on the fast broadband now available. Your workplace could be up next.
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The merged lifestyle: What does it mean for work-life balance?

TAGS : Work life balance, Education, Connected homes
Published on 05 August 2015
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Reliable internet in and outside the office can mean a blurred line between public and private life for many. What does this mean for our work/life balance and how can we benefit?
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Hitting the high notes: how technology is changing the way we teach music

TAGS : Education, Connected homes
Published on 03 August 2015
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Country kids don’t always get the same opportunities as their city counterparts. But when it comes to learning music, one of Australia’s leading academics wants to change that, with the help of fast broadband.
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July 2015

Apps and oranges: how technology is changing the humble grocery shop

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes, Business
Published on 31 July 2015
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Gone are the days of queuing and dragging the whole family to the supermarket. For many Australians, increased broadband connectivity means the weekly food shop is just a click away.
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Remote control: how to be great in a Skype interview

TAGS : Connected homes, Business
Published on 29 July 2015
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Being interviewed for a job over Skype is a growing phenomenon. So what are the do’s and don’ts?
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Less than 100 days to go till Sky Muster has lift off!

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 28 July 2015
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Launch of our historic first specialist broadband launch getting closer…
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Living among the vines

TAGS : Connected homes, Business, Video, Work life balance
Published on 27 July 2015
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Life on the vineyard is now a lot sweeter for a family of online entrepreneurs after connecting to our network.
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Top tips on technology and toddlers

TAGS : Education, Connected homes, Entertainment
Published on 24 July 2015
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How can parents and carers manage children’s use of technology to reap the benefits, without them becoming completely dependent on it?
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Smartphone DIY: the new tools for budding home enthusiasts

TAGS : Connected homes, Education
Published on 23 July 2015
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Apps are allowing anyone to become handy around the house by teaching us to renovate our homes ourselves.
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How connected gaming is bringing together Aussie families

TAGS : Entertainment, Video, The NBN project
Published on 22 July 2015
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Read the story of how connected gaming with the nbn™ network has brought an Aussie dad and his son closer together.
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When the Limburgs met the McGlinns: A friendship forged in the digital age

TAGS : Entertainment, Connected homes, Video, The NBN project,
Published on 22 July 2015
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Watch what happens when two families who have never met are brought together by their passion for gaming.
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The rise of the Mumpreneur: mums harness tech to strike work/life balance

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes, Business
Published on 20 July 2015
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Lower start-up cost and flexible work arrangements have led to a growing number of stay-at-home mums to set up micro enterprises.
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Ovum Report: nbn™ fixed-wireless leading the world

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 16 July 2015
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New global research shows nbn is delivering a world-leading fixed-wireless network in terms of speed, data allowances and price.
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Getting the balance right on building the nbn™ network

TAGS : The NBN project, Industry
Published on 15 July 2015
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nbn is building the network in the most cost efficient manner possible, making the best possible use of taxpayer dollars…
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Get Smart! Appliances are Transforming Our Day-to-Day Life

TAGS : Connected homes, Entertainment
Published on 15 July 2015
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Once you realise the potential of your humble home appliances, you’ll never look at your toaster in the same light.
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Wearable tech: the possibilities for you and your family

TAGS : Connected homes, Healthcare
Published on 14 July 2015
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Wearable technologies are becoming more and more popular in our digital society, so we’ve investigated some of the benefits with this latest trend.
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Triabunna techies outsmarting the grandkids

TAGS : Connected homes, Video
Published on 13 July 2015
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Bill and Claire Sullivan are one step ahead of their kids and grandkids since connecting to the nbn™ network.
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What you need to know about mobile live-streaming

TAGS : Entertainment
Published on 10 July 2015
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A new age of mobile live streaming is on the horizon with Meerkat and Periscope leading the charge. Join us and take a look at this communication phenomenon.
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Gosford one blink away from Silicon status

TAGS : Work life balance, Business, Video
Published on 09 July 2015
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Fast broadband offers Gosford-based IT company highway into sky.
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The workers are revolting… but in a good way

TAGS : Work life balance
Published on 08 July 2015
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Technology is changing so much in our lives, and impacting the way we go about our work.
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America’s broadband speeds struggle to match FCC’s demands

TAGS : Industry
Published on 07 July 2015
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US regulator the Federal Communications Commission says broadband means a minimum of 25Mbps – and operators are struggling to keep up.
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Skype your shrink. How telehealth is helping combat rural isolation.

TAGS : Healthcare, Video
Published on 03 July 2015
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Rural and regional Australians have had trouble seeking help for mental health issues due to distance - but telehealth is now bridging this divide.
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Want to cut your energy bills and help save the planet? There’s an app for that.

TAGS : Connected homes
Published on 03 July 2015
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Improving home energy efficiency has never been easier with revolutionary new technology that can make your home smarter and safer.
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The Prospect looks bright for Adelaide’s Silicon City

TAGS : Work life balance, Business, Video
Published on 02 July 2015
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Outer Adelaide now a cradle for creative start-ups.
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There’s more than meets the eye with telehealth

TAGS : Healthcare, Video
Published on 01 July 2015
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CSIRO has conducted a telehealth pilot to combat diabetes-related blindness in remote indigenous areas. The service is delivered over fast broadband.
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June 2015

Korea’s SKT takes mobile video to new horizons

TAGS : Industry
Published on 30 June 2015
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Mobile operator finds new ways to meet insatiable demand for mobile video.
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Top tips on how to harness technology to help look after your elderly relatives from home

TAGS : Connected homes, Healthcare
Published on 29 June 2015
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Advancements in technology and access to more reliable internet services are aiding the support of elderly people and making it easier for children and grandchildren to monitor loved ones and be alerted should anything go wrong.
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The best pet wearables: trackers and GPS collars revolutionising pet health and wellbeing

TAGS : Connected homes, Healthcare, Industry
Published on 26 June 2015
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Wearable technologies are no longer just for people – we can now track, monitor and make more informed health decisions for our pets than ever before.
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Surf’s up! Wollongong on track to becoming a ‘Silicon Beach’

TAGS : Business, Video, Education, Industry
Published on 25 June 2015
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Access to fast broadband can help ease region’s brain drain.
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Fast broadband at the beach

TAGS : Connected homes, Work life balance
Published on 24 June 2015
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Pelican Waters on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is attracting a new type of home buyer thanks to the rollout of the nbn™ network.
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Ziggy Switkowski: Industry and Workforce Futures

TAGS : Industry, Work life balance, Ziggy Switkowski
Published on 23 June 2015
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The Chairman of nbn shares his recent insights from CEDA State of the Nation 2015.
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Chunghwa Telecom: Puts faith in G.Fast to deliver super-fast broadband

TAGS : Industry
Published on 23 June 2015
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Taiwan's leading telco Chunghwa Telecom has modified its plans for a nationwide fibre rollout in favour of adopting a hybrid broadband approach.
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The rise of the ‘GranTechie’: closing the generational gap

TAGS : Connected homes, Healthcare
Published on 22 June 2015
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New research reveals Aussie grandparents are riding the digital wave.
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Fast internet rockets Planet Homes business into outer space

TAGS : Connected homes, Video
Published on 19 June 2015
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From the dark ages to outer space, an award-winning luxury home builder has seen what a fast internet connection can do for his business.
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Putting the IP in Ipswich

TAGS : Industry, Business, Video
Published on 18 June 2015
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From coal mining to top Global Intelligent Community – why Ipswich could be the next “Silicon City”
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The parenting sites that are keeping young Aussie families informed

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes, Healthcare
Published on 17 June 2015
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With the rollout of fast broadband, more Aussies nation-wide will soon be able to lean on the wonders of the web to help make, grow and raise a family. We’ve searched high and low to bring you 10 top sites new parents need to know about.
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KDDI: Japanese master of the Multi Technology Mix

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 16 June 2015
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Just like the nbn in Australia Japanese operator KDDI is bringing high speed broadband to the market via a wide range of access technologies
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SORPRESA! It’s an nbn™ family feast!

TAGS : Connected homes, Entertainment, Healthcare, Video
Published on 15 June 2015
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See how we helped Nonna Paola virtually meet her Italian family for the first time.
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Every breath you take: virtual singing hits a note for quadriplegics

TAGS : Healthcare
Published on 12 June 2015
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An Australian music therapist is showing how fast broadband and singing can change the quality of spinal victims’ lives.
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Can Australia be the next Silicon Valley?

TAGS : Industry, Business
Published on 11 June 2015
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Geoff Culbert, President and CEO, GE Australia and New Zealand looks at opportunities for Australia to be the next Silicon Valley.
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Open wide: how teledentists save time and money

TAGS : Healthcare
Published on 10 June 2015
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Seeing a dental specialist for a short appointment can be an expensive business. But fast broadband and special equipment is showing how patients could save time and money.
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Fastest broadband operator in the world visits Sydney!

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 09 June 2015
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Paul Berriman, CTO of the world’s fastest broadband operator Hong Kong Telecom, came to nbn HQ in Sydney to share how HKT got to the top of the global broadband rankings.
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Home alone: switched on to a new way to work, rest and play

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes
Published on 05 June 2015
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Working from home is a growing trend for those who seek flexibility and a different style. And fast broadband is making it easier.
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A Big Screen thrill… in your luxury home theatre

TAGS : Connected homes, Entertainment
Published on 04 June 2015
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Companies are bringing the excitement of Hollywood to your home with new theatres designed to suit your budget and lifestyle. So what is the ultimate set up?
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One million servicable premises

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 03 June 2015
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This week nbn quietly achieved a major milestone.
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nbn picks up two wins at the 2015 Australasian Law Awards

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 03 June 2015
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nbn’s Chief Legal Counsel, Justin Forsell, has been named Australian In House Lawyer of the Year.
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China gears up to create world’s largest broadband operator

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 02 June 2015
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The Chinese government is ramping up plans to create a national cable network operator that could serve over 200 million homes – the largest single network operator in the world
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nbn Lands in Top Employers List

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 01 June 2015
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LinkedIn has rated nbn as number 22 in its analysis of Australia’s most in-demand employers.
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Regional residents unite for the nbn™ network

TAGS : Work life balance, Education, The NBN project
Published on 01 June 2015
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nbn helps another community close the digital divide by providing access to internet speeds and bandwidth that many in the big cities take for granted.
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May 2015

Saving lives and money with telehealth

TAGS : Healthcare
Published on 29 May 2015
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Telehealth using fast internet available over the nbn™ network has been improving the lives of elderly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with chronic health problems.
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Fast and free: where to surf the net for nothing

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes, The NBN project, Education
Published on 28 May 2015
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If you are new to a city, there’s nothing like being able to log on to a fast free internet connection to find your feet.
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Local pub raises toast to faster broadband

TAGS : Entertainment, Connected homes, Business
Published on 27 May 2015
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Travellers no longer have to feel disconnected from family and friends at the Alma Hotel in Willunga, SA
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Turning passion into a profession

TAGS : Business, Education, Video
Published on 26 May 2015
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Hawkesbury’s history is brought to the present with tours run by a regional business connected to the nbn™ network
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Achieving the great Aussie way of life

TAGS : Work life balance, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 25 May 2015
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See how technology is transforming the way we spend our time at home, work and play
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Tablets and toddlers: with a fast connection you get their attention… but how connected should they be?

TAGS : Education, Connected homes, Entertainment
Published on 22 May 2015
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We live in a technological age. It’s all around us. But how should parents and teachers approach introducing it to children?
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Raising cyber kids in GenNBN

TAGS : Entertainment, Education, The NBN project
Published on 21 May 2015
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Stephen Heppell gives advice for parents raising cyber kids
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Committed to keeping you informed

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 20 May 2015
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At nbn we are working to make it easier to get the information you need, when you need it.
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The future of work: When, where and how you want

TAGS : Work life balance, The NBN project
Published on 19 May 2015
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From farm to factory to the office, see how technology and access to high speed broadband is transforming the world of work
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Hands, hearts and hard-drives: students take to the airwaves for remote learning

TAGS : Education
Published on 18 May 2015
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Take a look at the role high-speed internet plays in the education of Australia’s most isolated kids.
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Outback glory: meet our competition winner Bailey Brooks

TAGS : Education, The NBN project
Published on 15 May 2015
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Bailey lives on a cattle station in the heart of outback Australia, 400km from Alice Springs, and attends school over the internet
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Are you concerned with your home’s security? Fast internet is the key.

TAGS : Connected homes
Published on 14 May 2015
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The rollout of Australia’s national broadband network is transforming the security industry with better quality cameras and integrated smart home systems.
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Online education expert sings praises for Sydney Opera House digital education report

TAGS : Entertainment, The NBN project, Education
Published on 13 May 2015
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Stephen Heppell talks about a recent digital education report which brings world class performances straight to the classroom.
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The Australian home of the future, today

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project, Connected homes
Published on 11 May 2015
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The Australian home is changing with technology: layout, location and how we interact with friends, family and neighbours
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How Tamworth’s one-bar blues found a new tempo

TAGS : Entertainment, Connected homes
Published on 08 May 2015
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The pace of country life was way too slow for farmers Penny Webb and Brett Newton when it came to home entertainment. But that’s all changed, thanks to the nbn™ network.
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Blinking obvious: the crucial internet device we overlook

TAGS : Connected homes
Published on 07 May 2015
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If you wonder why you’re not getting the best speed out of your fast broadband connection, the answer may be right under your nose.
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3 online privacy mistakes and how to avoid them

TAGS : Connected homes
Published on 06 May 2015
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This week is Privacy Awareness Week. We asked our Privacy Officer, Kate Monckton, to share some of her top tips for helping to protect your online privacy.
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Australia: An isolated country achieving global connectivity

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 05 May 2015
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Our geographical isolation is propelling our desire for greater connectivity and influencing everything from how much we travel, to the food we eat and our lifestyle habits.
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The shining stars of Australia’s tomorrow: winners of the nbn™ Shoot For the Stars competition revealed

TAGS : The NBN project, Education
Published on 04 May 2015
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Six-year-old Bailey from Alice Springs boldly goes where no Aussie student has gone before, naming the first nbn™ satellite scheduled to launch later this year and decorating the nose cone of the rocket launching it.
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Inspiring Australians to make the most of better broadband

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 04 May 2015
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As well as the momentous task of ensuring every Australian has access to fast broadband, nbn™ has a crucial role to play in ensuring Australians understand the benefits the nbn™ network will bring people, communities and the nation as a whole.
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The next BIG thing: streaming home movies in luxury Hollywood style

TAGS : Connected homes
Published on 01 May 2015
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If you think everyone is watching videos on smaller and smaller screens, think again. Some are using the rollout of the nbn™ network and the advent of Netflix and co to think BIG.
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April 2015

The place where speed is a game changer for people at play

TAGS : Connected homes, Entertainment, Business
Published on 30 April 2015
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Video gaming is a growing multi-billion-dollar business and fast internet speeds are bringing more fans out to play socially in games centres like Guf.
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Cox Communications are looking for the next step in the speed race

TAGS : Industry
Published on 29 April 2015
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Like many US broadband providers Cox Communications has been under pressure to increase speeds – and the operator is deploying a range of technologies to deliver the goods….
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How fast internet speed can help save truckies’ lives

TAGS : Connected homes, Healthcare
Published on 28 April 2015
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Telehealth delivered through fast internet connections and a courageous group of volunteers are coming to the rescue of truck drivers who are putting their lives on the line.
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GenNBN: Australia’s most connected generation unveiled

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 27 April 2015
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New research by deomographer Bernard Salt reveals how fast broadband is set to overhaul the traditional work-rest-play lifestyle model
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Dreamtime to cloudtime: how fast internet will change life in the desert

TAGS : Education, Connected homes
Published on 22 April 2015
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For thousands of years, Aboriginal communities have passed their stories on by word of mouth from generation to generation. The launch of our satellites will create a new option.
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Time to see the doctor? It’s just a click away

TAGS : Healthcare, Business
Published on 21 April 2015
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The demands on health services are enormous. Telemedicine can take some of the pressure off for patients and practitioners.
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NBN Co increases fixed wireless download speeds for regional Australians

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 20 April 2015
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NBN Co’s fixed wireless service is already delivering great services to regional Australia – and the news just got even better with the upcoming launch of our pilot of 25-50Mbps download speeds.
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A Windsor artist draws online business

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes, Video
Published on 17 April 2015
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Along with his brushes and pigments – his service over the NBN has become an artist’s tool of trade
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Image conscious: a snappier way to do business

TAGS : Business
Published on 16 April 2015
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Brian Kowald is more image conscious than most. His business in the beautiful country town of Willunga is a model to those about to get high-speed internet.
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Geraldton is fishing for new IT entrepreneurs

TAGS : Education, Business
Published on 15 April 2015
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A new type of mining is making its mark in Western Australia. Data mining. The arrival of the National Broadband Network in towns like Geraldton is set to attract IT entrepreneurs.
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The Switch: how an old town became a future town

TAGS : Education, Business
Published on 14 April 2015
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One of the fastest growing cities in Queensland sees the National Broadband Network as a force for bringing people closer together as a community
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Super brainstorm about to hit Australia

TAGS : Education, Business
Published on 13 April 2015
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What would happen if you put the best business brains in the same room as the best academic brains and set them some problems to solve?
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Life’s a Silicon Beach: how the Gong got its mojo back

TAGS : Education, Connected homes, Business
Published on 10 April 2015
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Cities have to adapt to survive and Wollongong is full of life again after its industrial heart took a knocking
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Slingshot entrepreneurs hit target with novel net startups

TAGS : Education, Business
Published on 09 April 2015
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Firing up new global internet businesses from Newcastle
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Remote learning for future earning

TAGS : Education, Video
Published on 08 April 2015
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Regional students show us how they make distance education work with the help of the NBN
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ONO: Spain’s cable king holding back the fibre tide

TAGS : Industry
Published on 08 April 2015
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Spain is rapidly becoming one of the most heavily fibered countries in Europe – but Vodafone backed operator ONO is proving that cable broadband networks can still play a big role in delivering super-fast broadband…
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The homes of the future are smarter than ever…and they are already here.

TAGS : Connected homes
Published on 07 April 2015
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How a well-connected householder got smarter about the bills
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ComHem: A cable king in fibre country

TAGS : Industry
Published on 07 April 2015
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Swedish cable operator ComHem is managing to thrive despite facing intense competition from FTTH providers – what’s its secret?
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Bill Morrow: My first year at NBN Co

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 02 April 2015
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NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow reflects on his first year at the helm of Australia’s largest ever infrastructure project
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Half a million more homes added to NBN rollout footprint

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 01 April 2015
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New data released by the Australian Communications and Media Authority shows why we need the NBN
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March 2015

Broadband for homes and businesses in high rise buildings

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 31 March 2015
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A quick look at one of the ways we will be rolling out fast broadband to Australia
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Broadband pilot puts small business in the fast lane

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 31 March 2015
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Our first FTTB customer is revved up for business
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Connecting the community in Ballarat

TAGS : Business, The NBN project
Published on 30 March 2015
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The NBN Connect Roadshow comes to town to showcase the benefits of fast broadband
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For rural kids broadband is more than just downloading movies

TAGS : Education, The NBN project
Published on 30 March 2015
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We caught up with Judy Newtown from the Isolated Children’s Parents' Association to talk to learning in the bush with NBN
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Facebook farmers are bringing the paddock to the plate thanks to the NBN

TAGS : Work life balance, Business
Published on 27 March 2015
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Facebook farmers are bringing the paddock to the plate thanks to the NBN Mudgee Lamb’s commitment to personal door-to-door service made possible through NBN satellite
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Is there life out there? The biggest eyes on the sky will see

TAGS : Education, Business
Published on 26 March 2015
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Big data challenge from huge space project met by the NBN
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Game of drones: new ‘hive’ trial to target wild dog menace

TAGS : Business
Published on 25 March 2015
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Drones are big business. And a start-up company in Newcastle has come up with a unique way for emergency services and industries to run them automatically from “hives”
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The school excursion goes digital

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project, Education
Published on 24 March 2015
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How the NBN is supporting ‘third millenium’ learning by connecting students to virtual experiences.
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Carry on camping: the Airbnb for nomads

TAGS : Business
Published on 23 March 2015
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When his wife asked him for a camping holiday, Justin Hales had a novel idea of doing it differently.
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What to look for in your long term (streaming) partner

TAGS : Entertainment
Published on 20 March 2015
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Competition is increasing with more video-on-demand offers available – so what should you look for in your streaming service?
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Heat’s on for booming energy-saving business in Melbourne, Victoria

TAGS : Video, Business
Published on 19 March 2015
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Moving 40 kilometres to connect to the National Broadband Network pays off for energy-saving business
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Women’s health gets ‘appy’

TAGS : Industry
Published on 19 March 2015
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Skip long waits in the GP room and get up to speed with e-health
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Silver surfers ride a new wave of learning

TAGS : Work life balance, Education, Connected homes, Entertainment, Healthcare
Published on 18 March 2015
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You’re never too old to learn - and there’s plenty on offer for senior Australians who want to know how to use a computer and make the most of the health, educational, entertainment and social benefits of using faster NBN connections.
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Chopper company’s need for speed finally met

TAGS : Business, Video
Published on 17 March 2015
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Exceeding expectations of existing computer speeds, Forest Air Helicopters praise their NBN connection for a more efficiently run business
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Tyre franchise revs up with NBN hook up

TAGS : Industry, Business
Published on 16 March 2015
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How a family tyre business gets to grips with fast broadband
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Brunswick tech firms ramp up for the future

TAGS : Industry, Work life balance, Business
Published on 16 March 2015
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Bustling Brunswick sees many of its creative agencies reap the benefits of NBN hook up
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NBN Co: At the cutting edge of global broadband

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 13 March 2015
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NBN Co has announced that new cable broadband technology Docsis 3.1 will be activated on the NBN in 2017
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HFC - How it works

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 12 March 2015
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HFC (Hybrid Fibre Coaxial) is a network technology developed by the cable TV industry that allows two-way, high-speed broadband content (video, voice and data) to be delivered to the home using a combination of fibre and coaxial cable.
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Hacking’s white knight makes his mark on the world… from Armidale

TAGS : Industry, Work life balance, Business, Connected homes
Published on 10 March 2015
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Lured back from America for the faster computer speeds, hacker Adrian Wood’s business has more than doubled.
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5G: The future edges closer

TAGS : Industry
Published on 05 March 2015
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It is hard to believe but 4G services have already been around for nearly five years and now 5G is looming into view
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NBN Co launches new community activity in Coffs Harbour

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 04 March 2015
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Celebrate the arrival of the National Broadband network across Australia.
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Swisscom: Leading the world on multi-technology broadband

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 03 March 2015
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Swisscom is one of the world’s most advanced broadband operators – and has adopted a multi technology approach to deployment
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February 2015

FTTP or HFC? How about both?

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes
Published on 27 February 2015
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Singaporean operator StarHub is offering subscribers a ground-breaking two-for-the-price-of-one broadband service
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NBN Co: On track to meet our targets

TAGS : The NBN project
Published on 26 February 2015
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Rolling out the NBN remains a huge challenge but we’re now on track to meet our end of year targets
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HFC: Tried and trusted for high-speed broadband

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 24 February 2015
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NBN Co’s deal with US technology firm Arris will help deliver great broadband for HFC subscribers
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NBN Co’s HFC Network: Start the engines!

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 23 February 2015
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NBN Co has sealed a key deal with US technology firm Arris which will help us launch HFC services by year-end
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Telcos are changing fast – and how!

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, Connected homes, Healthcare, Business
Published on 23 February 2015
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There was a time when telecommunications companies sold you a phone connection and that was that – but those days are long gone now….
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Google Fiber: Leading from behind?

TAGS : Industry
Published on 20 February 2015
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Despite launching back in 2009 Google Fiber is still available in only three cities – but its impact on the US broadband market has still been significant
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Lift off! Our satellites will bridge Australia’s digital divide

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 19 February 2015
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How fast broadband will help almost half a million Aussies in regional areas from falling behind
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Hong Kong Telecom launches Asia’s first 10Gbps service

TAGS : Industry
Published on 17 February 2015
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Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) has launched a new 10Gbps broadband service, which has again upped the stakes in the global broadband speed race.
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Video analytics: Shaping the future

TAGS : Industry, Business, Healthcare
Published on 16 February 2015
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Video analytics is a newly emerging technology that promises great benefits on a number of different fronts…
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How much speed do you need?

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes, Entertainment
Published on 13 February 2015
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There is a lot of debate around the benefits of fast broadband – but how much speed do popular internet applications actually require?
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Weaving your way to wicked wi-fi

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes, The NBN project
Published on 12 February 2015
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A fast broadband connection is not much use if your home wi-fi equipment is not properly set up – here are some tips to get the best wi-fi experience…
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Net neutrality – What’s the big deal?

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 11 February 2015
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Net neutrality is one of the perennially hot topics in the global broadband market – but why is it so important?
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Singapore’s Gigabit dream arrives – but with a catch

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 10 February 2015
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Singapore is the first country in the world to offer nationwide 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) services
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Aussie kids to shoot for the stars with NBN

Published on 09 February 2015
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We're looking for Aussie kids to help us launch two rockets into space! See how your kids can be part of the space race with our easy competition
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Confusing convergence – why are telcos and broadcasters trading places?

TAGS : The NBN project, Entertainment, Industry
Published on 06 February 2015
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Telcos are selling TV services and broadcasters selling telco services – what on earth is going on?
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South Korea: What happened to the broadband wonderland?

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 05 February 2015
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South Korea has long been considered a global leader in broadband - but things are not as rosy as they used to be…
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BT ready to kick off G.Fast broadband revolution

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 03 February 2015
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UK broadband giant has become the first major operator to announce large-scale trials of ground-breaking broadband technology G.Fast
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Flipping Aussie classrooms

TAGS : Work life balance, Connected homes
Published on 02 February 2015
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How the NBN is revolutionising learning in the classroom and at home.
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January 2015

Vectored VDSL – turning copper from laggard to lightning fast

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 30 January 2015
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It might sound like the sort of thing you’d buy to cut the grass but Vectored VDSL is a new broadband technology delivering super-fast speeds to subscribers…..
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Three ways broadband will change how we learn in 2015

Published on 29 January 2015
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Greater bandwith in the classroom will open the gate to an exciting world of learning beyond our shores
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Will wi-fi calling put mobile operators out of the picture?

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes, The NBN project
Published on 28 January 2015
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Many pundits claimed the arrival of high-speed 4G networks would mean the end of wi-fi – but not only has wi-fi survived its future has never looked brighter….
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LTE-Advanced: Why our future isn’t mobile only

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 27 January 2015
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Mobile connections are getting faster and faster – 300Mbps is certainly impressive, but that does not mean we don’t need the NBN
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The Internet of Things - What is that exactly?

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes
Published on 23 January 2015
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Why on earth would your new barbecue be connected to the internet – and do you really need a connected toaster?
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4KTV looms large – but it’s a very complicated picture

TAGS : Industry, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 22 January 2015
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4KTV is the next big thing coming out of the TV industry – but what’s the reality behind the hype?
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The Cloud: What can it do for Aussie businesses?

TAGS : Industry, Business, The NBN project
Published on 21 January 2015
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Cloud computing has been a hot topic in the technology industry in recent years – but how will Aussie businesses really benefit from the cloud?
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The Cloud - What will it do for Aussie broadband users?

TAGS : Connected homes, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 20 January 2015
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Cloud Computing promises great productivity benefits for Aussie businesses – but what can it do for regular home users?
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NBN Co announces location of first 6,000 homes to receive Fibre to the Building

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 19 January 2015
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NBN Co has moved a step closer to launching our FTTB product with the announcement of the first 6,000 homes to be able to access services.
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The Cloud – What’s all the fuss about?

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes, Entertainment, Business
Published on 16 January 2015
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The Cloud Computing revolution is well underway – but what is the cloud and how can the NBN help in bringing the benefits to Australians?
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How much speed will we need in 2023?

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 15 January 2015
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Getting the facts straight about Australia’s future bandwidth needs…
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Consumer Electronics Show 2015: What’s around the corner?

TAGS : Industry, Connected homes, Entertainment, Business
Published on 13 January 2015
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The CES 2015 brought the world’s technology lovers to Las Vegas to test-drive the latest in technology – so what’s the next big thing?
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The NBN will get Australia up the broadband speed ladder... just ask the Swiss

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 13 January 2015
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The latest State of the Internet report from Akamai brought bad news for Australia – but the deployment of the NBN will turn things around.
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NBN helps pave the way for next-generation farming

TAGS : Business, Video, Industry, Work life balance
Published on 12 January 2015
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The arrival of the NBN has helped transform the way the Kirby Smart Farm in Armidale, NSW, does business – watch the video to find out how!
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NBN helps CKAS soar to new heights…

TAGS : Industry, Video, Business
Published on 12 January 2015
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Getting on board the NBN has helped VIC-based flight and car-simulator manufacturer CKAS Mechatronics take their business to new heights!
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NBN rollout opens the way for new era of OTT entertainment

TAGS : Connected homes, Entertainment, The NBN project, Industry
Published on 09 January 2015
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2015 is shaping up as the year over-the-top (OTT) video really “arrives” in Australia, with planned commercial launches of global giant Netflix and local operator Stan. A joint-venture between Fairfax and the Nine Network, Stan joins the likes of Foxtel’s Presto service and Quickflix in the local market.
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Ultra-fast 10Gbps broadband arrives in America – for a lucky few!

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 07 January 2015
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American telco US Internet has launched the world’s fastest broadband services – so why can’t NBN Co do the same in Oz?
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Bandwidth-starved Londoners eye FTTB trials hungrily

TAGS : Industry, Business
Published on 06 January 2015
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UK broadband giant BT has launched its first Fiber-to-the-Building (FTTB) trials to deliver super-fast broadband faster and more efficiently.
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December 2014

KT’s GiGa Wire technology delivers super-fast broadband to Korean MDU’s

TAGS : Industry
Published on 23 December 2014
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Korean broadband leader KT has launched its new GiGa Wire services that deliver super-fast broadband to apartment buildings on existing wiring.
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Flagship Hong Kong telco deploys super-fast VDSL to non-urban subs

TAGS : The NBN project, Industry
Published on 22 December 2014
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World-leading broadband operator HKT is using the same hybrid-technology model as NBN Co, using Fiber + Copper to deliver improved broadband services.
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Smoothing the way for a better network

TAGS : Industry, The NBN project
Published on 18 December 2014
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Delivering a project of the scale of the NBN is enormously complicated - it presents a huge number of challenges to everyone…
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NBN helps Tassie business to “grow and grow and grow!”

TAGS : Industry, Work life balance, Business, Video
Published on 18 December 2014
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Getting on board the NBN has helped Courtney Statewide Computer Services take its game to the next level – watch the video to see how!
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FTTN trial fast-tracks NBN Co arrival for Central Coast

TAGS : Industry, Work life balance, Video, Connected homes, Business, Entertainment, The NBN project
Published on 17 December 2014
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NBN Co’s FTTN services deliver high-quality broadband to Australians faster and more cost effectively – find out more here…
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NBN delivers happy ending for Armidale ‘tree-changer’

TAGS : Industry, Work life balance, Business, Video
Published on 16 December 2014
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When Sam Coupland moved to Armidale with his family in late 2012 he got a rude shock – his home had no internet connection! Luckily the NBN came to town…
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Faster broadband bears fruit for NT farmer

TAGS : Work life balance, Business
Published on 15 December 2014
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The NBN is helping Darwin tropical fruit farmer Han Shoing Siah run his business more efficiently – and keep in touch with his Malaysian relatives!
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