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Infrastructure
Can Australia’s infrastructure keep up with the rise of the flexible economy?
A key challenge in the digitally-led flexible economy is the need for scalable infrastructure that can keep up with business data demands.  
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Macquarie Telecom
Macquarie Telecom supports disability services provider Rocky Bay
Macquarie has enabled Rocky Bay to improve mobile communication between staff, transition therapy appointments online to compensate for increased demand, and launch a number of assistive technologies in WA.
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5G
nbn sets world record for long-range 5G transmission
Achieved a stable 5G mmWave transmission of close to 1Gbps at 7.3km, double the distance recorded three months ago, and a new record globally.
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Infrastructure
NBN and LEDC partner up to improve infrastructure in 'underserved' areas of Australia
LEDC will first see measures implemented across 14 LEDC locations in New South Wales, with later roll-outs in Victoria and Queensland.
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Digital Transformation
Ricoh claims most nbn channel certifications
As a business nbn accredited adviser, Ricoh can deliver services and support for customers looking to transition to the nbn network.
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NBN
'Fastest ever' internet speed recorded in Australian research project
Have you ever wanted to download 1000 HD films in a single second? Maybe not, but according to a study from three universities in Australia, it’s now possible.
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D-Link
Hands-on review: D-Link Talkbox 2800 DVA-2800 VoIP modem
The D-Link Talkbox 2800 is an AC1600 NBN (AU) and UFB (NZ) compatible modem/router with ADSL2+ and VDSL2 functionality.
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Small Business / SMB
Will poor broadband hinder SMBs moving to the cloud?
According to the Telsyte Digital Workplace Study 2020, many SMBs are looking to utilise cloud solutions in order to save time and expand operations, however they are lacking the right broadband to take full advantage of this.
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NBN
TasmaNet sells Hobart data centre to DXN
TasmaNet will transition to become a wholesale data centre provider for DXN.
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CRM
Case study: How Enterprise Ethernet is driving global expansion from rural Tasmania
MyTyreSite creates digital products for the tyre and wheel industry and drives sales through digital expertise.
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Business Continuity
Tassie web developer MyTyreSite back to business growth with nbn
Fast and reliable internet is much more than just a ‘nice to have’ for rural Tasmanian web business MyTyreSite.
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NBN
TasmaNet gains Government accreditation and new partners
"NSW Government accreditation is a stellar result for us. It will accelerate our aggressive expansion across Australia.”
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Internet
Vertel partners with Virtutel to resell NBN Enterprise Ethernet
"Virtutel’s NBN Enterprise Ethernet complements Vertel’s existing capability of providing connectivity to regional and remote areas of Australia."
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NBN
Time to face the facts on the NBN catastrophe - Huawei
"The NBN project has failed and Australians needs to stop expecting NBN Co to deliver high-speed broadband to all Australians."
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Scams
NBN scams conning Australians out of $110,000 every month
People aged over 65 are particularly vulnerable, making the most reports and losing more than $330,000 this year. That’s more than 60% of the current losses.
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Digital Transformation
NBN Co & Cisco enhance SMBs' digital transformation
" We’re not just helping to connect eligible SMBs to business nbn, we are helping to transform SMBs digitally whilst connecting, simply and more securely."
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Business
NBN Co rolls out 'optimised' wholesale business bundles for ISPs
“We recognise some businesses are on nbn powered plans that have not been optimised for their needs," says Paul Tyler.
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Vocus
GlobalData: Comms services about to become a utility
According to GlobalData, the recent Optus deals with Origin and Sumo mean that communications services are on their way to becoming a utility.
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Enterprise
NBN releases new offering for enterprise
The new wholesale product aims to deliver symmetrical speeds and enhanced service levels.
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Remote Working
Opportunities abound with Connected Workspace revolution – are you ready?
Ingram Micro has provided an eBook that provides insights from key vendors to help partners flourish in this burgeoning industry.
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NBN
NBN launches new POI product for RSPs
This new product is supposedly meant to help retail service providers increase their footprint.
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Scams
NBN warns users about scammers posing as staff to swipe financial details
It says scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN employees to take advantage of consumers.
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SD-WAN
Macquarie Telecom & NBN Co strike major telco, data services deal
Macquarie Telecom will onboard 50 new jobs after signing a six-year deal with nbn to provide telecommunications and data services to Australia.
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Network Infrastructure
Australian broadband users opting for faster speed tiers, according to NBN
The company states that 70% of new orders on the nbn network are now based on wholesale speed tiers of 50 Mbps (download) or higher.