Tag: telecommunications

Telstra NBN – Goodbye copper networks

Looking back over copper networks – now finished if Telstra and NBN heads of agreement goes ahead as planned. Telstra has done a deal with National Broadband Network Co (or a heads of agreement which is not quite the same thing).But one thing that is clear, or was, after a bit of a Twitter discussion: that copper is no more. The thingie that ran our phone networks for hundreds of years (ok, last century) is being put out to pasture, retired, taken out.

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Australia: Internet Filter Protest

Please place your foto on Flickr, use tag nocleanfeed so I can find it HERE. Lots of brouhaha at the moment over the internet filters. As opposition grows against the Government’s controversial plan to censor the internet,...

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O3B -The Other 3 Billion

Google has gone into partnership with the ubiquitous cable magnate John Malone and the bank HSBC to give internet access to people in Africa and other nations via LEO satellites. Financial Times:They will today announce an order...

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About Laurel

Laurel Papworth aka SilkCharm connects with 6.8 million people through social media each month and has 11,000 online students studying social media with her. Laurel was named by Forbes Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally and has taught Facebook, Blogging etc at the University of Sydney for 10 years. Laurel: About and Online Courses