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Hard to switch NBN back to fibre after Turnbull: Clare

Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare has said that a future Labor government would be hard pressed to switch back to a fibre-to-the-premises NBN delivery model, but hopes to develop a policy with stakeholders outlining a path to a fibre 'end game'.

November 17, 2014

NBN cost-benefit analysis sides with Turnbull approach

The long-awaited cost-benefit analysis put together by a government panel including critics of the fibre-to-the-premises NBN project has concluded that a mixture of fibre-to-the-premises, fibre-to-the-node, and HFC technologies represents the better option for Australia.

August 26, 2014

NBN pause a boon for Tasmanian cloud provider

Tasmanian cloud provider TasmaNet has idle NBN construction crews rolling out its dark fibre for businesses in Hobart while the Commonwealth Government reassesses the NBN rollout in Tasmania.

April 1, 2014

Tasmania's fibre rollout recommences, for now

Fibre network construction will continue for the NBN in Tasmania for at least another 36,000 premises while the government assesses a plan to use Aurora's pole infrastructure.

February 3, 2014

NBN's convoy of no consequence

The latest in the series of campaigns trying to convince Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull to keep the NBN as fibre to the home is not too dissimilar to campaigns waged against the last government.

October 14, 2013

NBN deal transfers network ownership: Telstra

Telstra CEO David Thodey has said that the AU$11 billion NBN deal is about moving the ownership of the fixed network to the government, regardless of whether it is fibre or copper.

September 23, 2013

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