Inside NBN's $32.5m 'nerve centre': photos

Inside NBN's $32.5m 'nerve centre': photos

Summary: The National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) has opened its Network Operations and Test Facility (NOTF), which it calls the "nerve centre" of the NBN. Take a walk with ZDNet Australia to see what the back end of Australia's biggest network will be like.

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  • (Credit: David Braue/ZDNet Australia)

    NBN Co's operations centre is located in Melbourne's new Docklands precinct, which has become popular with technology and media companies, and sits just west of the city's CBD.

  • (Credit: David Braue/ZDNet Australia)

    Behind this smoky glass and green-highlighted concrete lies the nerve centre of the entire NBN.

  • (Credit: David Braue/ZDNet Australia)

    Note the Middle Eastern-inspired arches, Granny Smith-inspired highlights and Picasso-inspired aesthetic of the ... OK, we made that up. The building, which adopts the Lego-styled postmodernist design of many around it, sits within Docklands' Digital Harbour Precinct.

Topics: Broadband, NBN, Tech Industry

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