Telstra’s business network in six-hour collapse

The Big TITSUP strikes again

Telstra is red-faced yet again, after suffering a long outage centred in Victoria.…

Cisco looks to LoRaWAN for IoT device connectivity

Gateway for Things

Cisco has anointed another industry alliance into its Internet of Things embrace, with LoRaWAN…

Trans-Pacific FASTER fibre fires first photons, finally

Google-backed cable ready for service

Backed by Google and built by NEC, the FASTER consortium submarine cable has been lit up.…

Telstra restarting long-stalled ADSL investment

Wait, what?

Telstra CEO Andy Penn, while promising to spend AU$250 million improving the Telstra network, has, without much fuss, re-started investment in ADSL infrastructure.…

Internet takes another step away from US govt and into ICANN’s hands

Regional Internet Registries sign contract with DNS overlord

The internet’s move away from US government control took a significant step forward Wednesday with the signing of a new contract.…

The problem with Canada? The price of broadband is too damn high

And other telco oligopoly moans… Our resident maple leafer talks to digi rights group

Opinion Openmedia, a digital rights advocacy group, has quickly become one of Canada’s leading civil liberties organizations. Established in 2008 by Steve Anderson, Openmedia has run a series of successful campaigns which have made it the bane of Canada’s telecoms oligopoly.…

Brexit, schmexit: BT and Oracle join hands for a cloudy tryst

But partnerships not the same as winning new biz – analyst

BT has hopped into bed with Oracle in a deal that promises to provide the underlying network connectivity for Oracle’s hybrid cloud.…

3GPP sets 2018 as freeze date for 5G air interfaces

LTE control plane will help ease carrier transition

The 3GPP has told the industry to get cracking on standardising the air interface for 5G.…

Can gigabit fibre services revive Adelaide?

South Oz government to open up academic network to commercial customers

The South Australian SABREnet, the local academic network that connects universities to the national AARNet network, is going to be expanded to provide high-speed connections for Adelaide businesses.…