IN the fast-paced world of information communication technology there were two issues that dominated the local industry this year – the State Government’s SPIRIT and WA-MAID initiatives and the Pinnacle Blue super computer.
SPEED is the primary attraction of broadband services to the business community. ADSL, ISDN and cable allow subscribers to move large amounts of data in a fraction of the time required by analogue dial-up connections.
A MINOR court action between two small players in the telecommunications industry has revealed the business of laying cable beneath the streets of Perth is as complicated as the labyrinths created by the work.
WA’S newest telecommunications carrier Swiftel Ltd has started its Perth roll-out of fibre optic cable.The new high-capacity Allwave fibre cable will be initially laid in Perth’s central business district and has the capacity to deliver data at up ...