SYDNEY - With the NBN rollout virtually on hold following Saturday's election, David Teoh's ASX-listed TPG Internet service provider operation is looking to offer 500,000 fibre-to-the-premises links in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth.
With just eight days to go before the official July 29 launch of Windows 10, Microsoft is receiving a battering from critics who say the software end-user licence agreement (EULA) that will accompany it includes a feature that many users will hate.
Would you spend $11 billion on something without knowing exactly what you were buying? NBN Co did, when it announced in December 2014 a "landmark deal" with Telstra under which it would "progressively take ownership of elements of Telstra's copper and hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) networks."
CANBERRA - In a bid to help build Malcolm Turnbull's version of the National Broadband Network, NBN Co has bought 1800 kilometres of copper cable at a cost of $14 million. The copper cable is being used as part of the fibre-to-the-node component of the Coalition's NBN rollout - but it will only be enough for the next five months of the build. The entire build is due to be completed by the end of 2020.
The Federal Government has released a new blueprint for the deployment of its e-health project. The blueprint includes a timeline for the rollout of its e-health program, as well as development of personally controlled e-health records (PCEHR in Canberra-speak) and telehealth initiatives.
Australian business software maker Atlassian has revealed it is looking to sell US$350 million of new shares in its planned sharemarket float - giving the Aussie company a possible valuation of close to A$5 billion.