NBN Co yesterday revealed the first five Australian locations which will receive a high-speed wireless connection as part of the nation’s National Broadband Network (NBN) scheme.
One Australian has begun a crusade hoping to provide NBN Co with information that’ll enable it to better target release sites for the nation’s new high-speed National Broadband Network (NBN) based on consumer demand.
The National Broadband Network Company late yesterday confirmed it wouldn't be implementing the limited filtering scheme being implemented by other Australian telcos, noting that the national network it was constructing was incompatible with the type of technology being used in the filter.
Ericsson has chosen Australian modem maker Netcomm as its supplier of LTE fixed-wireless devices for the National Broadband Network in rural and regional Australia. In June, Ericsson was appointed by NBN Co to build and operate its 1.1 billion dollar fixed-wireless broadband network in a 1.1 billion deal.
Telco and network construction company NextGen Networks has completed laying a 146 kilometre fibre backbone link to South Australian town Victor Harbour and other rural locations as part of the National Broadband Network rollout, according to a statement issued today by the office of Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.
Google today announced that it has acquired Rhode Island-based ICOA, Inc. in a deal worth $400 million, as it looks to “further diversify it’s already impressive portfolio of companies.” ICOA provides wireless broadband internet in high-traffic public areas, which include marinas, restaurants and airports, and offers Wi-Fi hotspot design, installation and maintenance.
Setting up a long range, high-speed Ethernet can be very hit and miss, but network specialist AvaLAN Wireless has released a new range of 300 Mbps hardware that will allow the creation of a solid, robust connection.