Digital Technology

It’s been a big year . . looking forward to 2018

Christmas 2017

This year has passed in record time and we will soon be into January. 2018 Refresh At the top of the list, we are planning a refresh of BassendeanMeansBusiness web site.  Assisting us to do some of the ground work we recently had the good fortune to work with local university student – Sally Leavy. …

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The State of Startups – insights and highlights

Startup Muster

Here in Bassendean we’re supporting startups at every opportunity.  Recently we attended the State of Startups at City of Perth.  Our own Dave Kelly MLA as the Minister for ICT & Innovation; Science, opened the event and was followed by presentations from Techboard, StartupMuster, StartupAUS, and eGroup. Minister Kelly began his presentation cleverly comparing the…

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Australians & their social media

The recent release of the Sensis Social Media Report 2016 is essential reading for all business operators. It reveals we love our social media more and more. For example time spent on Facebook has increased over 40% on last year and now exceeds 12.5 hours per week. That’s more than half a day per week.…

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NBN is here . . . . .switch on

In parts of Eden Hill anyway! And before you know it, all of Bassendean, Ashfield and the rest of Eden Hill will be hooked up! Including those areas outside of the Council area, like Beechboro, Morley and Kiara, a total of 11,100 households were connected last week. nbn will undertake a comprehensive communication campaign in…

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Reshaping our World – Technology in industry

Technology is now in everything we touch. It is switching, fixing, simplifying, adjusting, speeding up the world (and industry) as we know it – with robotics and 3D printing, remote control and smart everything, energy storage and artificial intelligence. This is transformative stuff and we are living in the fourth industrial revolution. On Tuesday 30th…

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nbn – what business needs to know

You are invited to hear from nbn General Manager Business Segment Luke Robertson about the nbn™ network rollout, What opportunities and benefits the nbn™ will provide to business and what business needs to know before making the switch. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A and networking. Venue The RISE, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands…

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NBN underway

On the 20th December the Town of Bassendean received a construction and activity notice to advise that the telecommunications network infrastructure forming part of the National Broadband (NBN) will commence 30th December 2016. This will be first apparent in the Eden Hill area and I’ve had a call already this morning (9 Jan) confirming that…

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NBN Update

Many residents and business owners have recently asked how the roll out is going. The short answer is, the roll out is on schedule and will commence in the last quarter of this year and should be complete by the middle of next year. NBN met with the Town on Wednesday 17 August and the…

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NBN Field Crew hit Bassendean

The NBN is finally being being rolled out in Bassendean. If you are really observant you may notice a witches hat in the road verges like this one spotted on West Road  last week. These will be the future location of the nodes for the optic fibre.  They will become cabinets from which the surrounding properties will be…

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nbn excitement

There is growing excitement here about the arrival of the nbn. The new Community Affairs Manager, Rachel McIntyre has been active in communicating with all the local governments who will be connected to the optic fibre in the next three years in their recently published three year plan. Bassendean of course is in line to…

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