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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

iiNet open to Coalition NBN offers

iiNet would be willing to sell more of its infrastructure, including its extensive fibre to the node network to a Coalition government, should the party win the September federal election.

May 22, 2013

Be Broadband finally puts network switch-over back on track

Be Broadband has unveiled a new starting date for the migration of customers from the older broadband infrastructure it rents from BT to its own, new core network.The move will boost bandwidth for the O2-owned operator, and it will also help Be move to IPv6 — it will, however, also mean changing customers' static IP addresses.

June 13, 2012 by

TalkTalk warns of return to BT 'monopoly'

Internet service provider TalkTalk has warned that relying on BT to provide the majority of the UK's fibre infrastructure will give the company a virtual monopoly on super-fast broadband connections, particularly in rural areas.Commercial director at TalkTalk, David Goldie, also warned that he did not feel a BT-led rollout would represent a sound investment in infrastructure.

September 12, 2011 by

Sky and Call Flow sign up to trial BT's ducts and poles

Sky and the business ISP Call Flow have become the first companies to sign up for access to BT's duct and pole infrastructure, albeit on a trial basis.Such access is crucial for ISPs that want to deploy their own fibre without having to build an entire national network of ducts and poles to carry it.

April 27, 2011 by

NBN fibre cables held up pole in cyclone

While some of the National Broadband Network (NBN) infrastructure was damaged during Tropical Cyclone Yasi, one pole was held in place by the strong fibre cable, Townsville Council has said.

April 18, 2011

Vodafone to trial NBN services

Troubled telco VHA has given the strongest signal so far that it intends to be a fixed-line player in the new fibre National Broadband Network, noting yesterday that it was seeking to kick off trials on NBN fibre infrastructure in the second half of 2011.

February 24, 2011 by

Vic govt opposes NBN opt-out

Victoria's new technology minister has confirmed the state's fledgling Coalition Government does not support the introduction of Labor's preferred 'opt-out' model for the National Broadband Network, in a move that will force residents to actively choose to receive fibre infrastructure when the rollout hits their neighbourhood.

December 30, 2010 by

NBN Co guarantees greenfield fibre

From 1 January 2011, the National Broadband Network Company will guarantee that all new housing developments will have fibre infrastructure in their construction, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy announced today.

December 8, 2010

NextGen brings IP speeds up to 100Gbps

Nextgen Networks today said that it had achieved 100 Gigabits per second integration between internet protocol routing infrastructure and optic equipment over its fibre-optic network, which it says is a necessary step for the delivery of many broadband-based services.

September 6, 2010 by

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