Telstra versus ACCC, G9 consortium: Timeline

Summary:The heated debate over who will build a countrywide fibre-to-the-node network has been raging for some 18 months, with Telstra battling the ACCC, the government and the rival Optus-led G9 consortium. Here's how the controversial issue has played out so far:June 18, 2007: The government reveals the composition of the expert taskforce who will decide whether Telstra or G9 will win the bid to build Australia's fibre network.

The heated debate over who will build a countrywide fibre-to-the-node network has been raging for some 18 months, with Telstra battling the ACCC, the government and the rival Optus-led G9 consortium. Here's how the controversial issue has played out so far:

Topics: Broadband, Government, Government : AU, NBN, Optus, Telcos, Telstra

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Jo Best has been covering IT for the best part of a decade for publications including silicon.com, Guardian Government Computing and ZDNet in both London and Sydney.

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