Tag Archives: broadband

June 20, 2016

Laurie Patton, Broadband: It’s buggered in the bush

Laurie Patton, CEO of Internet Australia, spoke at the 2016 Broadband for the Bush Forum, highlighting the risks for Australia, of ineffectual infrastructure and compromised services. Concerns that echoed the disillusionment of ‘farmers, welfare agencies, government officials and Indigenous leaders’ expressed at the forum. Drawing together many of the key issues raised at the Forum, Laurie […]

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June 16, 2016

Media Release: Post-Forum 2016

Media release 16 June 2016 Broadband for the Bush Forum– Digital journeys Improving availability and affordability of services, setting minimum service standards and guarantees, advancing digital literacy and empowerment remain key priorities to bridge the digital divide between the bush and metropolitan areas. Addressing these issues in a holistic way were identified as paramount to […]

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June 16, 2016

B4B Key Policy Objectives 2016

Following the successful conclusion of the 2-day Broadband for the Bush Forum V: digital journeys, the Broadband for the Bush Alliance have finalised a list of Key Policy Objectives that draw on the focused discussions from the final day of the forum. This statement of policy objectives is both the culmination of the work of […]

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May 19, 2016

ACMA Research Snapshot: Regional Australians online

Research snapshot from the Australian Communications & Media Authority (28 April, 2016): Being online is integral to the everyday lives of many Australians. While those of us living in major capital cities have greater levels of connectivity than those in less populated areas, there is evidence that levels of connectivity in regional areas are improving […]

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