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NBN Co reveals plans to make the NBN slower, restricting 100/40 Mbps plans to business customers only

Earlier today, it was revealed that the company building Australia’s National Broadband Network is exploring making the fastest consumer NBN plan a business-only offering, and developing a new plan for residential customers. Dubbed as a “repositioning”, the new plan would see the 100/40Mbps NBN Premium speed tier restricted to business …

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Analysis: United States deals Huawei a knockout blow, key suppliers including Google and Intel cutting off supply of services and technology

Following the US Department of Commerce listing Huawei on the “Entity List”, the news for the Chinese technology giant has gone from bad to worse. Citing the risk posed to US national security by Huawei, the US DOC Entity Listing means US companies cannot sell products or services to Huawei …

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Around 50% of homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane have the oldest NBN technology

The NBN was touted as dream infrastructure, and the Coalition says it is close to completing the A$50 billion national broadband network. But Australia recently slipped three spots to place 62nd in global broadband rankings, with our average download speed of 35.11 Mbps far below the global average of 57.91 Mbps. Labor has …

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ACCC blocks TPG merger with Vodafone; share prices crash due to government blunder

Australia’s competition watchdog has rejected a proposed merger between mobile phone and internet providers Vodafone Hutchison Australia (Vodafone) and TPG. The announcement was made earlier this evening, after the government inadvertently – it seems – published the news on its mergers register before the stock market closed, sending share prices …

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