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New Juniper Networks products, services focused on agility


(Image: Juniper) Juniper on Tuesday is rolling out new cloud-grade networking offerings designed to help both enterprises and service providers become more agile. Specifically, Juniper is aiming to solve a series of roadblocks to agility that companies face, such as innovating while keeping the cost of the network down and ...

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USO should be wound up by 2020: Productivity Commission


The Australian government’s estimated telecommunications spending The telecommunications Universal Service Obligation (USO) should be wound up by 2020, as it is no longer necessary thanks to the ubiquity and falling costs of mobile and fixed-line broadband services, according to the Productivity Commission’s final report. The Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation Productivity ...

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Pure Storage must be more aggressive in APAC


SAN FRANCISCO, USA–On track to hit its first US$1 billion in revenue this year, Pure Storage has earned market credibility and built a strong customer and partner ecosystem; but it still needs to do much more in Asia-Pacific where it currently lacks a strong footprint. Many startups in the last ...

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NBN begins FttDP network construction


(Image: NBN) Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) company has commenced building its fibre-to-the-distribution-point/curb (FttDP/C) network, starting with a trial of its construction and installation process in Coburg, Melbourne. FttDP brings fibre closer to premises than NBN’s fibre-to-the-node (FttN) network, with plans to deploy it up to the driveways of around ...

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NBN considering deploying third satellite


NBN CEO Bill Morrow and Communications Minister Mitch Fifield during Senate Estimates National Broadband Network (NBN) CEO Bill Morrow has said the company is looking into several options to improve its satellite connections following widespread complaints about congestion and slow speeds. In response to requests from Communications Minister Mitch Fifield ...

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