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 […]
The NSW Government has announced that 40 homes in the Sydney suburb of Middleton Grange will be the first to experience life connected to the National Broadband Network thanks to a trial service being established in that suburb. The 40 homes are being connected using high speed fibre cabling and will have access to a […]
A report from the Australian Federal Government has found that Australians would rather use the Internet to interact with government services than to talk to someone face to face. According to Interacting with Government 2009, people aged 55 to 64 were also the most frequent users of the Internet as a means of interaction with […]
There is a good chance that faster broadband can help us deal with some of the issues that we will have to face as Australia’s population ages.