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ADTRAN Mobile Frontier Tool

The ADTRAN Mobile Planning Tool for Frontier Communications brings ADTRAN solutions right to your fingertips. The tool provides Planners...

November 5, 2014 by Favequest

Turnbull fooling nobody but himself on NBN Co FttP savings

It wasn't too long ago that the Coalition was claiming that it would cost AU$3,600 per premises to build an FttP NBN. With NBN Co savings dropping per-premises costs towards AU$1,000, there's a valid argument that the Strategic Review and cost-benefit analysis no longer represent FttP's costs correctly.

September 18, 2014 by

Here's how NBN Co rolled out FttP better in Melton: Part 1

NBN Co reacted hysterically to the publication of an internal trial review that found that FttP could be rolled out 61 percent faster and 50 percent cheaper than in previous rollouts. Here's what the company's Melton deployment trial taught it about managing contractors better.

September 10, 2014 by

Time for a reality check on Labor's CBA-less NBN strategy

Labor-hating has become so popular that few bother remembering the real reason FttP was introduced without a CBA in the first place. But as the Coalition crows about a cost-benefit analysis justifying an FttN NBN 10 times costlier than Labor's own FttN policy, it's worth taking time out for a reality check.

August 28, 2014 by

ADTRAN Mobile CenturyLink Tool

The ADTRAN Mobile Planning Tool for CenturyLink brings ADTRAN solutions right to your fingertips. The tool provides CenturyLink Planners...

February 1, 2014 by Favequest

NBN users to be warned of blackout risk

Telcos will have to inform NBN FttP customers that in the case of a blackout, the phone and internet connection will drop unless a backup power unit is installed, under a new ruling by the ACMA

August 21, 2014

Just because NBN Co serve you doesn't mean they like you

Just so we get this straight: when Labor proposes spending $43 billion on an FTTP network it's "reckless spending". When the Coalition spends $41 billion on a hodgepodge it's "money well spent". This, from the government that's putting the 'con' back in 'condescension'.

May 11, 2014 by

NBN Co cannot offer FTTB in TPG-serviced buildings: Morrow

Technical restrictions mean that NBN Co will not be able to offer its pending fibre-to-the-basement (FTTB) product in buildings where TPG Telecom has already installed FTTB services, NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has confirmed. The alternatives? FTTP to the apartment – or no NBN Co service at all.

May 5, 2014 by

Senate Committee finds FttN NBN 'inadequate', recommends FttP

The Senate Select Committee on the NBN has found the government's fibre-to-the-node (FttN) model is "inadequate", criticised the government's NBN Strategic Review for fudging its numbers to support the FttN model, and recommended that NBN Co be "unshackled" to continue the FttP rollout free from political interference.

March 26, 2014 by

SKA town laments FttP NBN demise

A town that was promised early access to the National Broadband Network as part of the Square Kilometer Array project has called on the Australian government to continue the project.

February 6, 2014

Telehealth pilot expanded beyond FttP NBN

The Australian Department of Health has said that it doesn't require a fibre-to-the-premises NBN connection in order to implement its telehealth trials.

February 4, 2014

NBN campaign targets Turnbull's electorate

Supporters of FttP broadband have crowdsourced enough money to target Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's electorate with a full-page advertisement in his local newspaper.

October 22, 2013

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