Google, Amazon are getting into the mobile broadband game

Google, Facebook, and other tech companies are investing in wireless broadband networks.But they’re not going all the way to gigabit speeds.That’s what a new class of wireless broadband technologies called “Luminate” networks could do.Here’s how they work.The Luminate network is based on the same principles as fiber optic cables.They are essentially cables, with each end having a copper-based layer and […]

Rural broadband internet service is on the brink of extinction

A rural internet service provider is facing a growing backlash over a proposed plan to sell its service to local authorities.The Government is set to introduce legislation to allow the sale of broadband services from small and medium-sized businesses to people on low and moderate incomes, after being urged to do so by the Business Council of Australia.In a letter […]