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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NBN Co executive chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has admitted that NBN Co's low target for existing premises passed by fibre at the end of June this year is likely to be easily beaten.
NBN Co executive chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has said that it will be up to the government to determine whether TPG can deploy fibre, and the circumstances in which it can be deployed.
NBN Co has confirmed that it will rent Telstra's copper lines as part of a trial of fibre-to-the-node technology.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a new website built on data collected from the telcos purporting to display broadband availability across Australia.
After initially holding out, iiNet is set to sign an agreement on access terms for the National Broadband Network.
iiNet is investing over AU$15 million in the first half of this year in IT upgrades and improving network capacity.
The Australian government requested detailed information on line lengths, ADSL port availability, and ADSL infrastructure as part of its review into Australia's broadband adequacy.
NBN Co's chief marketing officer Kieren Cooney has resigned from the company, executive chair Ziggy Switkowski announced to staff this morning.
The Tasmanian government has upped the ante on the National Broadband Network, after the Liberal opposition appeared to concede that the issue could cost it next month's state election.
Tasmanian Opposition Leader Will Hodgman has admitted that the federal Liberal Party's plan for the NBN could lose him the chance to become premier.
Australia's third-largest internet service provider is preparing its customer hardware for proposed changes to the NBN.
NBN Co, under Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, will soon count existing premises passed by the TransACT fibre network as 'premises passed', without requiring any additional construction work.
New Zealand's Ultra-Fast Broadband network project has now reached one quarter of its target of covering 75 percent of the population with fibre by 2019, but take-up is slow.
NBN Co's executive chairman, Dr Ziggy Switkowski, has confirmed that Tasmania will not have its FttP rollout completed.
As NBN Co looks to use existing cable networks in lieu of fibre, Optus has revised its previous claim that it wouldn't be able to provide wholesale services on the HFC network.