Monthly Archives: December 2008

SPF – Is It Worth It?

Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is a system whereby special records – of the TXT type – are placed into the Domain Name System (DNS) to specify the IP addresses of all mail servers that are allowed to send email to the public internet, for that particular domain. Receiving mail servers can look at an incoming […]

Sorry Telstra!

Telstra are already whinging after being excluded from the National Broadband Network (NBN) tender process, after submitting a non-compliant bid. What did they expect? Telstra Loses $6bn in NBN Hit The bottom line is, even if their bid was compliant, their projected cost of $39.95 per user, per month, for 12Mb speeds, with only 200MB […]

Australia to Get FttP Network?

Finally some common sense in regards to Australia’s pending National Broadband Network (NBN), currently in the tender stage. The government proposal is for a Fibre-to-the-Node (FttN) solution, with a target minimum of 12Mb end-user speed, using current xDSL technology for “last mile” reach into customer premises. However, Canadian-based bidder, Axia NetMedia have revealed many of […]