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You know the NBN is dead when not even the FttN haters bother to shellac Malcolm Turnbull's blogs. As Telstra reasserts control over the NBN and the Coalition government flounders, can we actually expect anything from the NBN anymore?
Telecom New Zealand and CallPlus complain to the regulator that proposed changes to wholesale broadband services are an enforceable breach under the Telecommunications Act.
New Zealand network operator Chorus seals an option for accelerated Crown funding for the Ultrafast Broadband network rollout.
Australian networks and datacentre company Vocus will acquire New Zealand-based fibre company FX Networks for AU$107.7 million.
As the country waits for the results of the NBN cost-benefit analysis (CBA) it's worth looking back over the NBN Strategic Review – and reconsidering whether its assumptions about the long-term value of NBN Co aren't excessively optimistic.
Regulator changes the rules to try to give BT's competitors a chance in a more level playing field.
The European Union and South Korea are due to launch a partnership which focuses on developing next-generation networking technology.
Spirit Telecom has installed fibre to the basement in the Triptych apartments in Southbank in Melbourne with the ability to get speeds of up to 200Mbps down.
Italy's Lombardy Region is rolling out superfast broadband on a small scale. To encourage local residents and businesses to take up the service, it's giving connectivity away at no cost.
Swedish carrier TeliaSonera will lay a second fibre route to the north of Sweden in a bid to attract more datacentres to the region.
Chorus releases a progress report on its fibre rollout while the industry regulator says consumers are getting more for their money.
Visionstream will continue rolling out fibre to new housing developments across Victoria, Tasmania, and Queensland in a deal worth AU$90 million.
Vocus Communications has its sights set on becoming the third-most connected fibre network player in the local market by 2016, according to CEO James Spenceley.
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'.