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Inflight Wi-Fi highlights challenges of satellite broadband delivery on land and in the sky
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Inflight Wi-Fi highlights challenges of satellite broadband delivery on land and in the sky

Inflight internet services will use the same satellites that deliver broadband to remote Australia. What will the demand on this service mean for internet customers on land and in the air? The Conversation

Australians could get faster broadband with more kerbside NBN connections
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Australians could get faster broadband with more kerbside NBN connections

The latest complaints about the National Broadband Network (NBN), including concerns about slow download speeds and frequent dropouts, show that all is not well with the NBN. The Conversation

How to choose the best NBN plan for your needs
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How to choose the best NBN plan for your needs

As the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll out continues, those privileged to have access to the network will be hunting for bargains when it comes to choosing a broadband plan.

Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband
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Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband

Internet and broadband connectivity are the foundation of the networked economy. But to ensure the benefits of the networked economy are evenly distributed, the Australian government needs to ensure access to the internet to encourage and support innovation.

Researchers may be motivated by impact but that is not enough to achieve it
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Researchers may be motivated by impact but that is not enough to achieve it

Professor Thas Nirthalamas and Simon Wilkins discuss programs that are helping universities and industries to collaborate more closely for The Conversation.

Some places should be off limits for games such as Pokémon GO
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Some places should be off limits for games such as Pokémon GO

It is not just buildings of note, art, and murals that are transformed by Pokémon GO. Also included in the game are private homes, memorials, museums, gravestones and hospitals. Are there places that Pokémon GO should not go?