What Happened in the ISP World in 2016?

March 2nd, 2017. AussieBB

2016 was a year of ups and downs for ISPs both local and abroad, with embarrassing hiccups, new rules and some contentious government involvement. Here are the big ISP news stories from around the world in 2016. Network outages in Germany Towards the end of November 2016, almost one million lines under Deutsche

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nbn™ News: Will a New Tax be Imposed and Why?

February 24th, 2017. AussieBB

The Australian Government is seeking to impose a fixed line levy on internet telcos that run their own high speed infrastructure. According to itnews, the government expects the levy to raise around $40-$60 million a year to help pay for the Regional Broadband Network. But the proposal flies in the face of re

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How to Choose the Right NBN Speed for your Household

February 3rd, 2017. John R

The National Broadband Network (NBN) provides faster than ever broadband speeds for businesses and households around Australia, and you might be one of many Australians thinking about signing up to the NBN as it continues its rollout throughout Australia. The NBN offers much faster speeds and capacity than even ADS

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Why You Shouldn’t Share Photos of Event Tickets, Gift Vouchers or Store Cards Online

January 27th, 2017. John R

When it comes to big ticket events, be it a grand final or the ‘last ever’ AC/DC concert, there’s always a strong possibility that something will come up and you will be unable to attend despite having tickets. Or if you’ve been given a gift card that you won’t use, you may consider selling it to someone

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How to compress computer file sizes for sending, sharing & storing

January 11th, 2017. John R

Though we may live in a world of big data, streaming video and music, there are still a number of reasons to compress files before sending them on. We take a look at some of those reasons below, suggesting some of the best ways to archive and compress files, as well as some handy tips for specific file types. This

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