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Optus chairman calls for Telstra break-up amid NBN rollout

SingTel-Optus chairman Paul O'Sullivan has called for the break-up of Telstra, warning that the telco's incumbent market position and ownership of the copper network is so vital to the government's mixed-technology NBN rollout that it will trample competition in the Australian market.

October 7, 2014

ACCC keeps eye on backhaul competition

Most backhaul network services provided by Telstra and other providers will still be regulated by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for at least the next five years.

March 30, 2014

Treasury backs NBN funding cap

Treasury has thrown its support behind the government capping off NBN Co investment at AU$29.5 billion, and opening up the network to infrastructure-based competition.

March 23, 2014

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China proposes two-year MVNO trial

Chinese government wants public feedback on its draft proposal for mobile virtual network operator trials, aimed at increasing competition in the market dominated by three telcos.

January 8, 2013 by

ACCC approves Optus HFC deal

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved decommissioning Optus' Hybrid fibre-coaxial network, on the grounds that the competitive benefits soon won't be relevant to the NBN.

July 19, 2012 by

£6m super-fast broadband boost for Birmingham

The European Commission has given the go-ahead for £6m in EU public funding for the construction of a super-fast broadband network in Birmingham.The commission gave the green light to the project on the grounds that the resulting infrastructure will be "genuinely open to all operators" and will therefore increase competition.

June 13, 2012 by

Optus-NBN tick against ACCC charter: Turnbull

Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has slammed the competition watchdog's pending approval of the $800 million deal between Optus and NBN Co that sees the telco shut down its hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) network, and move customers onto the National Broadband Network (NBN).

May 29, 2012

ACCC gives draft tick to Optus NBN deal

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft determination, approving the $800 million deal between NBN Co and Optus, to migrate Optus' Hybrid-Fibre Coaxial (HFC) customers onto the National Broadband Network (NBN).

May 27, 2012

Vodafone sees challenges in NBN entry

Vodafone has admitted that it is tough for new entrants to launch services on the National Broadband Network (NBN), and has called on the government to publicise the improved competition on the $35.9 billion project.

April 15, 2012

Telstra seeks reprieve for NBN greenfields

Telstra has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to be released from its obligation to provide wholesale voice services to competitors in National Broadband Network (NBN) greenfield sites.

April 4, 2012

No NBN fate but what NBN Co makes

With Telstra's network available and all the boxes ticked around regulatory reform and competition approvals, NBN Co has now set its rather ambitious targets and has only itself to blame if — or when, as the case may be — it fails to meet them.

April 1, 2012 by

NBN set to ramp up after separation tick

The approval of the structural separation of Telstra means the government can go ahead with the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN), offering genuine competition in telecommunications, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said.

February 27, 2012

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