In another conveniently timed good news story, NBN has announced that some time in 2018 it will make the first installations of 1Gbps G.fast technology onto the National Broadband Network.
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The latest results from NBN lab trials of XG.FAST are in. Yes, that is the name of copper acceleration technology -- an extension of Nokia's commercially available G.fast technology -- not an antiperspirant spray designed to boost your masculinity. Basically, it's powering up the existing copper network to deliver fiber-like speeds, and has achieved lab results of 8Gbps over 30 metres of twisted-pair copper -- 900 times faster than the average broadband speed.