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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Telstra CEO David Thodey has said he believes Telstra's copper network could last 100 more years.
NBN Co has begun allowing retail service providers to sell 25Mbps down and 5Mbps up fixed-wireless services as planned.
In the wake of community concern over subcontractors handling asbestos in Telstra pits, the company has found that contractors were given only basic asbestos awareness and competency training.
Transfield has secured a two-year extension on its NBN construction contract worth up to AU$300 million.
Forget waiting for the election: Judging by the rhetoric now coming from the highest levels, Labor has already lost the election and we should apparently start redecorating the NBN now. Let's hope the Coalition has more planned than just gutting NBN Co.
NBN Co has denied a claim by Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull that interference between Optus' mobile network and NBN Co's fixed-wireless network is delaying the rollout of the network.
The committee investigating the NBN rollout has told NBN Co to prepare to minimise risk should there be a change in policy after the September Australian election.
Exclusive: NBN Co originally put an alternative fibre-to-the-basement proposal for apartment blocks in the revised corporate plan in 2012, but it was rejected by the Australian government.
NBN Co contractor Service Stream will remain in a trading halt for close to two weeks while it reviews its joint venture company Syntheo, which has struggled to meet NBN Co construction deadlines.
Forget fibre to the premises vs. fibre to the node; the growing range of problems with Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) confirms the biggest battle awaiting the presumptive Coalition government will be bringing contractors in line.
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team discusses NAB's security concerns, Google's contradictory stance on remote working, ASIC's site blocking escapades, and Telstra's asbestos problem.
Federal communications minister Stephen Conroy says his opposition counterpart should come clean on the amount of work that Telstra's ducts would need under the opposition's NBN alternative.
Affected families near asbestos-contaminated telecommunications pits in Western Sydney are demanding that Telstra make their properties safe before they return home.
Federal Labor has come out claiming that the Howard government was aware of Telstra's asbestos problem.
As the Federal Government gets Telstra to agree to full responsibility to deal with asbestos material in pits and ducts, the Queensland government has claimed to uncover three asbestos-related safety breaches.