Topic / broadband

Feature: Are Australian ISPs ready for IPv6?

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Oh no. The Internet is running of addresses! What shall we do!? Is this the end of the world!? Calm down, it isn’t the end of the world, it just happens to be a technical inconvenience as we already have a solution to fix the very problem called IPv6. But there’s already another problem: it hasn’t been readily deployed. As we face the last remaining blocks and addresses available on […]

The Year in Review 2010: The Highlights Reel

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2010. What a year to end a decade. From political uncertainty in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, the leaking of important US documents – from Afghanistan to diplomatic cables – and even a possible upheaval of our classification system to finally allow a R18+ rating in Australia, bringing it in line with other western nations. We got more information about the new National Broadband Network, while we […]

Greens refuse NBN briefing over non-disclosure clause

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The Greens have declined an offer by the Government to have a private briefing on the National Broadband Network after being told that they had to sign a seven-year non-disclosure clause before having the briefing. “It imposes a seven-year non-disclosure option, which would be voided for the material that the Government eventually does put into the public domain,” Senator Scott Ludlam, the Communications spokeman for the Greens, said.

Value boost for Telstra Pre-Paid NextG Broadband customers.

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Customers who currently have a Pre-Paid NextG Broadband service with Telstra, your in luck. Announced yesterday and available from today, Telstra have increased data limits, expiry periods and also introduced Bonus Credit for Talk and Text. Customers who now recharge with $30, get a huge 700MB (instead of 400MB) with $7 additional credit for talk and text. If you recharge with $150, you get a whopping 10GB (instead of 4GB) […]