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Telecommunications
Poor mobile coverage most prominent issue for telco services
This week
While overall complaint numbers declined significantly in the period, the proportion of mobile complaints increased to 39.7% of all complaints.
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IT infrastructure
Can Australia’s infrastructure keep up with the rise of the flexible economy?
November 2021
A key challenge in the digitally-led flexible economy is the need for scalable infrastructure that can keep up with business data demands.  
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Macquarie Telecom
Macquarie Telecom supports disability services provider Rocky Bay
July 2021
Macquarie has enabled Rocky Bay to improve mobile communication between staff, transition therapy appointments online to compensate for increased demand, and launch a number of assistive technologies in WA.
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5G
nbn sets world record for long-range 5G transmission
January 2021
Achieved a stable 5G mmWave transmission of close to 1Gbps at 7.3km, double the distance recorded three months ago, and a new record globally.
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IT infrastructure
NBN and LEDC partner up to improve infrastructure in 'underserved' areas of Australia
January 2021
LEDC will first see measures implemented across 14 LEDC locations in New South Wales, with later roll-outs in Victoria and Queensland.
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Digital Transformation
Ricoh claims most nbn channel certifications
July 2020
As a business nbn accredited adviser, Ricoh can deliver services and support for customers looking to transition to the nbn network.
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National Broadband Network
'Fastest ever' internet speed recorded in Australian research project
May 2020
Have you ever wanted to download 1000 HD films in a single second? Maybe not, but according to a study from three universities in Australia, it’s now possible.
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D-Link
Hands-on review: D-Link Talkbox 2800 DVA-2800 VoIP modem
March 2020
The D-Link Talkbox 2800 is an AC1600 NBN (AU) and UFB (NZ) compatible modem/router with ADSL2+ and VDSL2 functionality.
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Small Business
Will poor broadband hinder SMBs moving to the cloud?
March 2020
According to the Telsyte Digital Workplace Study 2020, many SMBs are looking to utilise cloud solutions in order to save time and expand operations, however they are lacking the right broadband to take full advantage of this.
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National Broadband Network
TasmaNet sells Hobart data centre to DXN
February 2020
TasmaNet will transition to become a wholesale data centre provider for DXN.
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Customer Relationship Management
Case study: How Enterprise Ethernet is driving global expansion from rural Tasmania
December 2019
MyTyreSite creates digital products for the tyre and wheel industry and drives sales through digital expertise.
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Business Continuity
Tassie web developer MyTyreSite back to business growth with nbn
December 2019
Fast and reliable internet is much more than just a ‘nice to have’ for rural Tasmanian web business MyTyreSite.
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National Broadband Network
TasmaNet gains Government accreditation and new partners
November 2019
"NSW Government accreditation is a stellar result for us. It will accelerate our aggressive expansion across Australia.”
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Internet
Vertel partners with Virtutel to resell NBN Enterprise Ethernet
July 2019
"Virtutel’s NBN Enterprise Ethernet complements Vertel’s existing capability of providing connectivity to regional and remote areas of Australia."
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National Broadband Network
Time to face the facts on the NBN catastrophe - Huawei
June 2019
"The NBN project has failed and Australians needs to stop expecting NBN Co to deliver high-speed broadband to all Australians."
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Scams
NBN scams conning Australians out of $110,000 every month
June 2019
People aged over 65 are particularly vulnerable, making the most reports and losing more than $330,000 this year. That’s more than 60% of the current losses.
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Digital Transformation
NBN Co & Cisco enhance SMBs' digital transformation
March 2019
" We’re not just helping to connect eligible SMBs to business nbn, we are helping to transform SMBs digitally whilst connecting, simply and more securely."
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Business
NBN Co rolls out 'optimised' wholesale business bundles for ISPs
December 2018
“We recognise some businesses are on nbn powered plans that have not been optimised for their needs," says Paul Tyler.
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Vocus group
GlobalData: Comms services about to become a utility
November 2018
According to GlobalData, the recent Optus deals with Origin and Sumo mean that communications services are on their way to becoming a utility.
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Enterprise
NBN releases new offering for enterprise
October 2018
The new wholesale product aims to deliver symmetrical speeds and enhanced service levels.
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Remote Working
Opportunities abound with Connected Workspace revolution – are you ready?
September 2018
Ingram Micro has provided an eBook that provides insights from key vendors to help partners flourish in this burgeoning industry.
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Cloud
NBN launches new POI product for RSPs
July 2018
This new product is supposedly meant to help retail service providers increase their footprint.
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Scams
NBN warns users about scammers posing as staff to swipe financial details
July 2018
It says scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN employees to take advantage of consumers.
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Software Defined Wide Area Network
Macquarie Telecom & NBN Co strike major telco, data services deal
June 2018
Macquarie Telecom will onboard 50 new jobs after signing a six-year deal with nbn to provide telecommunications and data services to Australia.