Ziggy to the Rescue!

NBN chief Ziggy Switkowski announces fibre-optic cable won’t be rolled out to all Tasmanian homes TASMANIANS eagerly lining up for a journey on Australia’s internet superhighway face a big U-turn, with NBN chief Ziggy Switkowski confirming yesterday that the premium fibre-optic service would not be rolled out to all premises as originally promised. Dr Switkowski, … Read more

Opposition Explain FTTN Policy

The debate over the future roll out of the NBNCo infrastructure is taking an interesting spin. The current policy is to install FTTH (Fibre to the Home) however the opposition wish to change this to FTTN (Fibre to the Node) So how does this change things? Well FTTH brings the end user fibre optic cable … Read more

Editorial: Gigabytes and gibberish ¹

THERE is little doubt digital data technology has revolutionised much in our lives. THERE is little doubt digital data technology has revolutionised everything from televisions, cameras and telephones to cars, computers and newspapers. The past 15 years have seen the technology creep into the fabric of life. We are now reliant on it in some … Read more

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