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  • Hot copper: Bell Labs attains 10Gbps broadband speeds

    Bell Labs, the research arm of networking company Alcatel-Lucent, has achieved broadband speeds of 10 gigabits per second over copper phone lines, setting a new record. The test demonstrates how existing copper networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical broadband, according to Alcatel-Lucent.

  • NBN powers robotic farms in rural Tasmania

    The NBN is helping electrical contractors in rural Tasmania better support robotic dairies and remote-controlled farm irrigation systems, according to Andrew Dare Electrical Services managing director, John Dare.

  • Turnbull's NBN could 'cost the same' in the long-run

    Shadow communications minister Malcolm Turnbull said at a doorstop interview today that a fibre to the node (FTTN) policy for the National Broadband Network (NBN) could possibly end up costing around the same as the current fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) policy.

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