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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
22 October 2015
nbn has successfully completed its first trial of G.Fast technology providing faster speeds over copper networks.
Data on a tunnel wall with light at the end of the tunnel.
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
21 October 2015
The Department of Communications Annual Report 2014–15 was tabled in Parliament on Thursday 22 October 2015 (the Department’s name was changed to...
Annual report 2015–16.
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
21 October 2015
Today—21 October 2015—was the futuristic date to which Marty McFly travelled forward thirty years in time in the classic sci-fi movie Back to the...
2015
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
16 October 2015
Nearly 7.5 million homes and businesses across Australia have been added to NBN Co’s rollout schedule under a three year plan released today.
Map of Australia showing dots with lines joining the dots and a calendar.
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
13 October 2015
The BCR has today released a further consultation paper on funding options for nbn non-commercial services.
Logo - BCR.
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
9 October 2015
The BCR has released an innovative way to access information on Australia’s communications sector. The information is provided in a responsive...
BCR.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
9 October 2015
The Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner has been officially launched today by the Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon Mitch...
Launch of Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner. Minister Fifield talking to a group of people.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
7 October 2015
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the Internet Activity, Australia, June 2015 (cat no 8153.0).
Person using a tablet with their finger on the screen.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
1 October 2015
Following years of planning by the Department, NBN Co and aerospace contractors, the first of two purpose-built satellites – Sky Muster –...
Space shuttle launching.
24 September 2015
With a mandate simply ‘to dream’—the Estonian Government’s Chief Information Officer Taavi Kotka has the dream job.
Taavi Kotka presenting.