The National Broadband Network (NBN) is Australia's proposed wholesale, open-access fibre-to-the-premises data network. Controversial from the moment of its inception, the NBN always manages to generate interesting debate on the future of communications.
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The Australian government is promoting one of the first major new apartment blocks connected to the NBN; however, it will not face the same issues that other apartment blocks have had connecting to the NBN.
A shift in funding in the Budget for NBN Co to match the delay in the rollout of the fibre network has been labelled as the 'gutting of NBN Co's funding' by Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
The Australian government will expand local programs to promote the NBN, but controversial advertising for the project has been reduced from the last financial year.
The death of the NBN at the hands of wireless is, once again, greatly exaggerated.
Stephen Conroy is using FttP to court regional centres, with the promise of things to come under Labor. Can he convince the bush that FttN won't help them — or can Turnbull save face with unsold 700MHz spectrum?
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team talks about revenge hacks, New Zealand software patent changes and NBN speed comparisons.
Australian Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam has predicted that data retention will return after the September election.
NBN Co has outlined how it plans to address the competition regulators remaining concerns surrounding the special access undertaking that sets out how the company will operate for the next 30 years.
A website that shot to popularity this week comparing NBN policies has been slammed by the Opposition as spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt.
A union official has demanded the rollout of the National Broadband Network in Tasmania be halted until asbestos problems are dealt with.
Around 2,500 patients in 50 National Broadband Network areas will be part of new telehealth projects funded with AU$20.3 million from the federal government.
Major NBN construction partner Silcar has confirmed its CEO Peter Lamell has resigned following delays in the construction of the AU$37.4 billion network.
Stephen Conroy and Malcolm Turnbull's online debate proved that there's no love lost between the two NBN visionaries — and that Turnbull's strategy is based on blind optimism about Telstra's generosity.
AAPT has said that Telstra continuing to own the infrastructure that NBN Co will use for the National Broadband Network will provide it with an unfair advantage over its competitors.
In areas where premises cannot get 25Mbps download speeds, a Coalition government would install smaller nodes closer to premises to fill the gap.