Developers and retail service providers will now be forced to pay hundreds of dollars to be connected to the National Broadband Network.
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Telstra is rolling out its hybrid fibre-coaxial network into new buildings to connect more customers, despite the network's pending sale to NBN.
Australia's opposition party has proposed formally adopting a two-stage rollout of the National Broadband Network with fibre to the premises returning should Labor be elected to federal government.
Negotiations loom between network operator Chorus and New Zealand government company Crown Fibre Holdings over the future of a stranded fibre connection fund.
Rivals want BT to separate off its broadband business completely.
NBN Co board member and Internode co-founder Simon Hackett has said that his first choice for Australia's National Broadband Network would have been 100 percent fibre.
The Australian government has asked the Productivity Commission to conduct a cost-benefit analysis into a dedicated national mobile broadband network for emergency services.
Sydney telco AusBBS is claiming to be the first in the Australian market to offer customers new retail fibre-to-the-basement network products supplied wholesale by TPG's subsidiary AAPT.
'With the NBN, the first thing we threw out was ideology, lies, and spin': Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has argued that the Australian government should engage with the public in the same way he has around the National Broadband Network.
NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said that the company is on target to meet its full-year goal of having over 1 million Australian premises able to connect to the National Broadband Network.
The approximately 20,000 premises on Telstra's fibre network in South Brisbane could soon be on the NBN, with the two companies set to recommence negotiations in the first quarter of 2015.
The cable TV networks owned by Telstra and Optus will be getting an AU$400 million upgrade before being incorporated into Australia's National Broadband Network.
New Zealand has topped an OECD report in fibre-based broadband uptake growth, with the country seeing a 272 percent surge in new fibre subscriptions for the year ending June 2014.
iiNet has hinged much of its growth strategy on the rollout of the National Broadband Network, but CEO David Buckingham is pessimistic that the government will deliver on its promises of a faster rollout.
Saguna focuses on improving the connection between mobile networks and users -- a fitting investment for companies looking to avoid bottlenecks.
New Zealand's communications minister says adoption of fibre broadband is accelerating, but progress lags in major cities.
Formerly just for the oil and gas industry, Tampnet is now hoping to tempt companies with a need for high performance onto its undersea fibre network.
The National Broadband Network satellites will likely be stuck on the ground for three months longer than planned.
The first commercial broadband network in Africa has gone live - and students are the first to use it.
To blame Australia's drop in the Akamai State of the Internet ranking for peak and average broadband speeds on the government's decision to move away from fibre to the premises for the NBN defies reality.
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