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Archive for December 15th, 2014

NBN Co takes over copper wiring & HFC networks from Telstra and Optus

A new deal will see NBN Co take over ownership of Telstra and Optus’ legacy copper and HFC networks, saying it will help connect customers to a “multi-technology” NBN more quickly. In a deal that has been three years in the making, NBN Co has negotiated to take over ownership of Telstra and Optus’ legacy […]

December 15th, 2014
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, GOVERNMENT Tags: , , , ,

Australia’s GPS tracking of feral pigs in the bush outback

A group of feral pigs will be monitored to assess the environmental impact they have in WA Photo: Cliff Grassmick The every move of a number of feral pigs will be tracked as part of a research program investigating the life of swine. Satellite technology, infrared cameras and thermal imagery are being used over an […]

December 15th, 2014
Topic: FIBREGLASS ANIMALS, Pigs, TECHNOLOGY, TRACKING GPS Tags: , , , , ,