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Telstra calls for near halving of NBN wholesale price

(Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Australia’s incumbent carrier has said something needs to give when it comes to reselling services on the National Broadband Network (NBN), as current arrangements are unsustainable. Speaking to shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting in Sydney on Tuesday, CEO Andy Penn said Australians are paying some ...

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Telco complaints 'turning the corner': TIO

While complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) were up marginally for the year, they began dropping in the final quarter including across the National Broadband Network (NBN), the 2018 annual report has revealed. Complaints increased by 6.2 percent year on year, but dropped by 17.8 percent quarter on quarter ...

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Google Pixel 3 Australian pricing

Google and Australia’s telecommunications carriers have unveiled their Google Pixel 3 pricing alongside pre-orders ahead of launch on October 18. Buying the Pixel 3 outright from Google Store in Australia costs AU$1,199 for the 64GB model and AU$1,349 for the 128GB model, while the Pixel 3 XL costs AU$1,349 and ...

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Gold Coast details fibre and Wi-Fi network expansion plans

The proposed fibre-optic network for the City of Gold Coast The City of Gold Coast has announced more details of its fibre-optic network expansion, with the main Central Loop of the project set to be completed this financial year. In Extension of the City-owned optic fibre network: Contractor Briefing tender ...

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Vodafone Deutschland launches gigabit cable broadband

Vodafone Deutschland has announced the launch of its gigabit-speed cable service in the areas of Nuremberg, Landshut, and Dingolfing in Germany’s southern-most state of Bavaria. Making good on the “Giga-Cable” prong of its Gigabit Investment Plan announced a year ago, Vodafone Deutschland’s cable service provides download speeds of 1Gbps and ...

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