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 has reported an AU$4.7 billion profit for the 2013-2014 financial year as the company looks to buy back AU$1 billion in shares.
The government-commissioned review into NBN Co's governance has said NBN Co's previous board lacked the right sets of skills, and failed to set key performance goals for former CEO Mike Quigley.
Once a nation has universal fibre to the premises internet access, the question becomes, what's next?
It will be up to retailers to ensure they aren't misleading customers on FttN speeds, with NBN Co planning to offer retailers speed testing tools for premises connected via fibre to the node.
NBN Co is looking to retain the existing speed tiers from fibre for customers that will be connected to the NBN via the existing HFC cable networks using nodes to reduce contention in the cable networks.
Smug Liberals will embrace Scales' assessment of Labor's NBN as vindication of their own position – but they're ignoring the double disaster towards which Malcolm Turnbull is steering the effort.
The latest of the government's six inquiries into the National Broadband Network after close to a year since coming into power has confirmed its existing assumptions about the establishment of the NBN project.
Ericsson will be responsible for installing premises equipment and managing ground operations for the fixed wireless and long term satellite services for NBN Co, in a deal worth over AU$300 million.
NBN Co has flagged it is planning to cut its controversial connectivity virtual circuit charge by 12.5 percent in October, amongst other proposals to change the company's pricing model.
Apartments and offices in New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland will be connected to the NBN Co's fibre by 24 September, as part of the company's plan to speed up its fibre rollout in a "commercial response" to TPG.
Federal communication minister, Malcolm Turnbull, is urging the Australian competition watchdog to avoid making any decisions that could result in an NBN migration "price shock".
Australia has dropped from 18th to 21st in the OECD rankings for fixed broadband penetration for the last six months of 2013.
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?
NBN Co is offering up to 9,000 new subsidised satellite services through IPStar to Australians in regional areas who missed out on the company's original interim satellite service.