Aussie Broadband boss says NBN Co could change price construct in months, if it wanted to – Telco/ISP

Aussie Broadband manager Phillip Britt has proposed NBN Co could modify its price build and do absent with bandwidth charging in as minor as “two to a few months” if it were being so inclined.

Showing in advance of a parliamentary inquiry into the NBN on Friday early morning, Britt crafted on a submission [pdf] to the committee that phone calls for NBN Co’s volume-dependent bandwidth charge, recognized as connectivity virtual circuit or CVC, to be scrapped. 

Britt – like other retail services service provider bosses – wishes to see NBN Co levy a solitary entry charge on NBN connections. 

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Slattery sees Starlink powering a generational shift in internet access – Telco/ISP

Telco entrepreneur Bevan Slattery predicts SpaceX’s Starlink broadband assistance will electric power a generational change in web accessibility, enabling remote communities to get on line “for the solid costs of about US$1000”.

Talking at a Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) webinar yesterday, Slattery mentioned the risk of connecting 2 billion men and women in rising marketplaces to the web would renovate the global financial state.

“When you permit 2 billion men and women in remote communities to really get accessibility to facts, schooling and merchandise and providers, but when you also permit them to come to be component of the global

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NBN Co extends 40 percent bandwidth offer for another three months – Telco/ISP

Maria J. Danford

NBN Co has extended its forty % added bandwidth provide to online companies for yet another 3 months next sustained strain from the business.

Online companies will now be capable to access the added bandwidth – in the type of CVC (connectivity virtual circuit) – at no added expense until eventually November thirty.

The forty % more potential provide, which was introduced in March 2020 to meet up with the predicted more facts demands of COVID-19, experienced been owing to expire on September 19.

It was formerly extended for two months in July, as perfectly as by a thirty day

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Vocus bucks downward trend on NBN margins – Telco/ISP

Maria J. Danford

Vocus has claimed an $two.thirty improve in the ordinary margin for every NBN consumer throughout FY20, appearing to buck downward force skilled in other places in the sector via a mix of NBN selling price reductions and price-reducing on its have finish.

The telco claimed its NBN ordinary margin for every consumer (AMPU) improved from $21.thirty at the finish of FY19 to $23.60 at the finish of FY20. Common profits for every consumer (ARPU) was also up $two.60 for the 12 months.

FY20 marked the first time that Vocus’ NBN margins arrived in above its copper margins, at minimum in

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‘Natural radiation event’ knocks NBN Sky Muster satellite offline – Telco/ISP

Maria J. Danford

NBN Co suffered a massive-scale outage of its Sky Muster satellite world-wide-web provider on Wednesday that impacted “most” of its network.

The issues commenced at about nine.30am AEST and appeared to have been settled by around four.30pm.

“The NBN satellite network experienced a reduction of connectivity impacting about sixty,000 consumers nationwide, that are related to satellite 1A only,” NBN Co mentioned in an advisory recognize.

“Customers may perhaps have experienced a reduction of provider or be not able to reattach to the NBN satellite network.”

The advisory said – fairly garbled – that “network engineers have confirmed that a 31

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