Alcatel-Lucent has revealed that NBN Co is taking on its VDSL2 vectoring line equipment to facilitate fibre-to-the-node infrastructure.
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NBN Co could ultimately end up paying Telstra AU$98 billion over the next 55 years in lease payments for ducts, dark fibre and other telecommunications infrastructure, according to a report.
As debate rages over TPG competing against NBN Co, TPG has released its unlimited plans for services on NBN Co's network, which the company says were only possible through its large fibre infrastructure assets.
The Italian city is opening up its underground infrastructure to help speed a €15m fibre to the home deployment.
NBN Co's deal to pay Telstra to access its duct and pipe infrastructure limits the government's ability to reduce the cost of the fibre-to-the-premises rollout, according to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
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.
Tasmania is hoping to resurrect an old plan to use Aurora Energy's power pole infrastructure to deliver the fibre-to-the-premises NBN to ensure that the state does not get fibre to the node instead.
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.
Singapore telco contracts Nokia Siemens Networks to upgrade its core infrastructure to an all-IP network and deploy a nationwide 3G radio network on the 900MHz band.
BT has secured a contract to provide fibre infrastructure in North Yorkshire, in a project tapping into money from the UK's rural broadband (BDUK) fund — but other county councils are struggling to get the projects moving
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.
Customers may soon be able to sign up for services that offer download speeds of up to 330Mbps with their current ISP thanks to the commercial rollout of BT Openreach's super-fast service
A year ago, Malcolm Turnbull repeatedly proclaimed that a coalition government would stop the NBN in its tracks and conduct a cost-benefit analysis on the NBN. These days, the analysis doesn't even get a look in. Is the idea dead forever — or could it still offer some value?
After a decade and a half of telco competition, the sale of Primus' infrastructure for $192 million is a sobering reminder of how hard it is to build value in the sector.
Lancashire's broadband infrastructure is set to receive a £62.5m boost after BT revealed that it is working with Lancashire County Council on improving fibre services.
Deddington is the first village to get FTTP connections for all its residents and businesses under a pilot plan to eventually replace copper-based services and provide download speeds of up to 300Mbps
The government has put aside £50m in the UK Budget to improve broadband and Wi-Fi infrastructure in smaller UK cities, in addition to the £100m promised to 10 large cities in the country
By the end of April, more than 1.5 million Virgin customers will see their download speeds increase twofold at no extra charge, following a promise made by the ISP in January
The telecoms provider plans to allow premises to choose whether they want full-speed fibre connections that support downloads up to 300Mbps
The uptake of fibre-based broadband packages is increasing in the UK, contributing to a rise in the overall speed of connections, but the issue the rural-urban divide remains
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