Aussie Broadband to let business customers self-serve NBN, value-adds – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Aussie Broadband is hoping a new self-service platform called Carbon will help differentiate it in the business market by enabling customers (and managed services partners) to provision NBN internet and value-adds like phone systems quickly and from one place. Carbon is an “elastic interconnect platform” that was built entirely in-house by Aussie Broadband’s development team. […]

Aussie Broadband to offer ‘best effort’ gigabit NBN plans for $149 – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Aussie Broadband is set to launch up to gigabit speed residential NBN plans at the end of this week, priced at $149 a month. The retail service provider (RSP) is moving into the market after NBN Co unveiled plans late last year to introduce a more affordable “up to” gigabit tier with a heavily asymmetric […]

Broadband tax start date delayed to January 2021 – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Long-delayed legislation for a broadband tax on non-NBN Co operated fixed line services has finally passed parliament, ending an three-year saga that was interrupted by last year’s election. But the tax is now slated to begin on 1 January 2021, instead of 1 July 2020, after the federal government secured last-minute amendments to the bill […]

Openserve to Transform Broadband Access in South Africa | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from YouTube The demand for affordable broadband connectivity has significantly grown during the COVID-19 pandemic as consumers rely on having a consistent and reliable Internet connection. With this in mind, Openserve, South Africa’s largest telecommunications infrastructure provider, is set to wholesale its copper broadband access network through its new suite of Openserve Pure […]

Openserve Upgrades Broadband Speed during Pandemic | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

South African network infrastructure provider, Openserve is upgrading data speeds for fibre and DSL customers – effective 1 May 2020 and lasting for three months. This is in response to market changes as a result of COVID-19. With social distancing and self-isolation practices becoming the norm, communities, businesses and governments have had to embrace the centrality […]

NBN Co expects to pick up broadband tab of 300,000 businesses – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

NBN Co has revealed its internal modelling shows around 300,000 businesses are likely to be unable to pay their NBN bills in part or in full between now and October. The network builder’s chief customer officer for business Paul Tyler also told Ausbiz TV’s The Pulse program that while $50 million of a $150 million […]

Aussie Broadband starts rolling its own fibre to NBN POIs – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Aussie Broadband has started work on its own dark fibre network that will ultimately connect to over 75 NBN points of interconnect and 24 data centres across Australia. Managing director Phillip Britt said that construction on stage one is underway, which comprises a 20km fibre loop around the Melbourne CBD and Port Melbourne, worth $1.8 […]

Liquid Telecom offers Unlimited High Capacity Broadband across East Africa | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Liquid Telecom has announced that it will be supporting its Hai home fibre customers (Hai powered by Liquid Telecom) with unlimited high capacity broadband – this comes at a time where more people are forced to work and learn from home or remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The network provider is offering this […]

Superloop uses NBN scheme to offer free broadband to 5000 low-income homes – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Superloop Home Broadband will offer 5000 currently unconnected low-income households free NBN services until the end of September, utilising a new scheme and temporary price promotion run by NBN Co. The retailer said on Saturday morning that it is launching an “online learning plan” under the NBN scheme and has opened applications. Superloop’s offer confirms eligibility […]