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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Medical alarm devices running on copper phone lines will stop working unless they are transferred to the National Broadband Network, NBN Co says.
iiNet's acting CEO and chief financial officer David Buckingham is looking to be a likely replacement for Michael Malone who today resigned from his CEO position.
Cisco is hoping that Australian IT managers will begin reinvesting after holding off spending in 2013.
The Northern Rivers branch of Regional Development Australia is calling for the opening up of the NBN to allow regions currently slated to receive the NBN in future years to roll out their own infrastructure.
Satellite company NewSat has offered to buy NBN Co's two satellites, currently in construction, and lease capacity back to NBN Co for regional services.
TPG has called on the government to allow it to compete against the National Broadband Network with its own fixed network in competitive areas.
Telstra has asked the government's cost-benefit analysis panel to consider overhauling NBN Co's products to make it easier for customers to migrate onto the network.
The fundamental problem with telehealth is not a lack of NBN connectivity; it's culture, intransigence, and needing to change the way the health sector does business, said CSIRO chief scientist professor Branko Celler.
The Productivity Commission has slammed the former government's planning of the National Broadband Network project for failing to conduct a cost-benefit analysis.
A Central Coast-based animator that has worked to restore some of the missing early episodes of Doctor Who has said he may move his business to the UK if he can't access faster, and cheaper broadband.
NBN Co executive chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has said TPG can expect NBN Co to ramp up plans to compete in fibre to the basement if the company goes ahead with plans to roll out its own network.
NBN Co and Coriant have tested a Terabit super-channel on the company's transit network in South-East Queensland.
The first high rise apartments have been connected to the national broadband network using the cheaper, multi-technology approach taken by the Coalition government.
Telekom Indonesia will roll out fibre to the premises to at least million homes across 17,000 islands in Indonesia.
The battle over the federal government's AU$100 million funding for regional mobile coverage blackspots heats up.