Brad Howarth and Janelle Ledwidge are pleased to announce the official release of their new book, A Faster Future – The future of broadband: what it means for business, society and you. Featuring insights from more than 100 leading executives, entrepreneurs, researchers and commentators from Australia and around the world, A Faster Future is an […]
For the past two days speakers at the Broadband & Beyond 2011 conference have been discussing the evolution of broadband services and the applications that will run on them. Much of the discussion has centred on the federal government’s National Broadband Network, and so there was much interest in the opening address of day 2, […]
While much is made of the Digital Natives who have grown up online, one sector with much to gain from the development of online services is the world’s population of senior citizens. In A Faster Future we focus on the role that broadband applications and services can play in assisting senior citizens, both in terms […]
While some sectors of the advertising industry have struggled in recent years, online advertising has gone from strength to strength. The latest predictions from the Online Advertising Bureau (IAB) Australia have online advertising spending hitting AU$3 billion by 2012, well up from the AU$2.27 billion reported for 2010. Online advertising spending in Australia for the […]
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The rapid spread of the internet has often had unintended consequences. While the world has been accustomed to sending lower-valued work to offshore destinations for decades, increasingly the complexity of those jobs has increased as skills in emerging markets have improved. Thanks to the internet, those skills are now available to anyone with a decent […]
For most Australians the data speeds promised by the National Broadband Network won’t become a reality for some years yet. But residents of Point Cook in Melbourne are already getting a taste for a world where connections to the Internet runs at 100Mbit/sec. Point Cook is a test site for Telstra’s fibre-to-the-home trial network, with […]