Fibre to the basement – City Apartment Buildings

The NBN, Telstra and TPG are all late to the party in regards to connecting apartment buildings to Fibre networks. Smaller Niche players have been providing fibre connections for a number of years to apartment buildings pre-dating the NBN. Companies such as Melbourne’s City Cable have many of Melbourne’s top high rise apartment buildings connected to Fibre, […]

Cafes declare war on Wi-Fi squatters

Café owners across the country have chosen to set Wi-Fi time limits, require an access code to the wireless network, or are eliminating the service altogether. Many Cafes are happy to provide free Wi-Fi services to their customers, but are installing wireless hotspot solutions that allow them to set time limits and offer increased security […]

Registered Cablers For NBN

Industry groups have joined forces to stop the national broadband network (NBN) project turning into another insulation batts debacle. In a rush to take advantage of the government’s roofing insulation scheme, unqualified workers were hired to do dangerous technical work. The lack of training was later blamed for multiple house fires and four electrocutions. To […]

FTTP Petition

Supporters of a fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband plan will deliver a 270,000 strong petition to the office of Lib/National MP Sarah Henderson on Tuesday 26th at 10am. The petition, which calls on the Federal Government to scrap its fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) model, is the largest ever hosted by petition platform change.org in Australia. Started on the weekend […]