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Globe Telecom considers G.fast after 4G

Philippines telecommunications giant Globe Telecom has indicated that it may choose to use G.fast VDSL technology to reach buildings where legacy copper can't be replaced with fibre and fixed wireless can't cope with demand.

November 13, 2014

Turnbull announces Telstra-NBN copper deal

Telstra and NBN Co have signed an AU$150 million deal to rent copper, design and build a fibre to the node rollout to 206,000 premises in New South Wales and Queensland.

June 25, 2014

NBN fibre-to-the-node trials delayed

A trial of fibre-to-the-node technology on the NSW Central Coast and Epping in Victoria has been delayed by issues in getting hold of Telstra's copper and securing adequate power.

May 29, 2014

NBN Co 'unaware' of Coalition's copper claims

NBN Co has admitted that it is unaware of a key part of the Coalition's broadband policy that estimates 10 percent of premises will still get fibre to the premises because the copper network is unusable for fibre to the node.

February 11, 2014

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

BT looks to fibre, Wi-fi and 4G for growth

BT is adding new copper and fibre broadband customers to its network as it continues to extend the reach of its fibre network, but tough conditions in Europe and declining call revenues are eating into its takings.

May 10, 2013 by

Turnbull supports user-pays fibre NBN

Australian Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that he would support an NBN scheme where residents pay to upgrade the last mile of copper to fibre.

February 18, 2013

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