Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Government Tech PolicyA new survey of 1,001 Australians has revealed that support for the National Broadband Network has declined somewhat.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Prime Minister today branded Macquarie Telecom’s new Sydney data centre as a “$60 million vote of confidence” in the National Broadband Network, adding that the Federal Government continued to believe that “high speed broadband is too important to be confined to the lucky few that the market has chosen to serve.”
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Government Tech PolicyA UK e-health initiative to provide telehealth services to three million citizens within five years could be a blueprint for Australia if the nation can overcome some “perverse” funding models.
Featured | Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: NetworkingA new survey conducted into Australia’s online expectations released today revealed that only 1 per cent of Australians are prepared to wait longer than a minute for a web site to load: it just reinforces the extent of Click Frenzy’s epic fail.
The Australian technology sector will get its fibre-to-the-home National Broadband Network after the two remaining undecided rural independent MPs threw their support behind Julia Gillard and the ALP to form the next Federal Government.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: NetworkingDelivering telehealth services over the satellite-enabled portion of the National Broadband Network could actually do more harm than good in some situations the CSIRO has warned.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Government Tech PolicyAn online and mobile-phone based self-help programme that promises results within eight weeks has been launched by the Federal government as part of its e-mental health strategy.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Government Tech PolicyMandatory data breach notification is again in the spotlight following the release of a Government discussion paper on the issue. Response to date has been mixed.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe New Zealand Government says its national broadband network initiative has exceeded initial targets with fibre reaching 76,000 urban premises, but only 1200 customers have signed up for FTTP services to date.