Just a week after it claimed it was in pole position to take advantage of the National Broadband Network, and in the middle of "its biggest advertising campaign ever", iiNet has confirmed it recently conducted a round of redundancies that predominantly hit its head office workforce.
The flow of consumer electronics products emerging from the fledgling laboratory operation of national broadband provider iiNet shows no signs of stopping, with the company this week announcing it plans to shortly bring a 'wireless bridge' product to market.
National broadband provider iiNet has responded to comments by Telstra that consumer-grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony isn’t yet reliable enough for use by pointing out that it has 170,000 customers using the technology – and they’re very happy, thank you very much.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketTouting its own shake up of the mobile market, Internet services provider, iiNet says it will tomorrow launch mix and match mobile phone plans that give customers the freedom to choose a separate mobile SIM plan and handset according to their personal needs.
iiNet chief executive Michael Malone has called for those commenting on the National Broadband Network to return to judging ideas on their "technical merit", instead of letting politics cloud the national debate.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: NetworkingISP iNet says it has connected more than 10,000 customers to fibre to the Home (FTTH) broadband across Australia, surpassing the total number of FTTH customers connected to the NBN.
Government funded National Broadband Network operator, NBN Co, has reiterated its plans to provide fibre broadband infrastructure in new estates to property developers going forward. New estates will be among the first to get fibre to homes, although what that means in terms of broadband bang for buck is still fuzzy.