When your broadband provider throttles your internet connection, you can still get the best speeds

I can confirm that the Gigabyte Gigabit Gigabit Internet service, which launched in Australia in March, has been working quite well for me.I’ve only been able to access about 50% of the content I’d like to download, but that’s about the same as the average American consumer.Gigabit speeds aren’t quite the same for everyone, but it’s nice to know that […]

Broadband is good for Australia’s internet users, but is it good for consumers?

Updated June 21, 2018 13:21:23 The Federal Government has announced its intention to give a free national broadband package to Australians in 2019.The Coalition is proposing a national broadband network of up to 1 gigabit per second, which would cover approximately one million homes and businesses.But what does that mean for Australians?In 2018, the Coalition promised a free nationwide broadband […]

How to watch a movie on a broadband cable (without getting charged)

What a strange, bizarre and amazing internet.For the past few months, it’s been possible to watch movies online without being charged a penny for them.That changed on Wednesday, when the Federal Communications Commission voted to change the way that broadband internet service providers can charge customers for the use of their internet service.What you need to know about the FCC’s […]

Which Australian telco is doing the best with its internet customers?

AUSTRALIA is still the world’s biggest Internet user with about 1.5 billion people using it daily, according to research released this week by telco iiNet.However, it was a far cry from the millions of people who use the internet for business, entertainment and other needs, the research firm said.“While iiNet is the most popular broadband provider in Australia, its internet […]