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Telstra has expanded its LTE-Advanced trial to new spectrum bands where the company was able to achieve peak download speeds of 300Mbps.
Universal price guarantees, ensuring equal prices for regional and urban Australians under Labor's NBN model, could disappear if the government's fibre-to-the-node (FttN) services tried to compete against existing HFC networks, NBN Co has warned.
The unpredictable performance of VDSL2 technology over Telstra's copper network means that NBN Co would be unable to guarantee customers the 50Mbps speeds promised by the new government, a leaked NBN Co report has warned.
An internal review of Australia's national broadband network (NBN) has identified 12 major issues that must be resolved within the next 18 months or so if there is any chance of the Australian government meeting its promised 2019 date for completing the massive project.
Development of new IT, operational and business support systems to support an FttN network would require a massive, expensive and risk-fraught IT development process, NBN Co warned the incoming minister in a confidential analysis.
A communications union official has said that Telstra is 'hiding behind the statistics' for the quality of its copper network, and that the network is much worse than even Telstra knows.
Due to the age of some of the millions of pits in its fixed network, Telstra has no full indication of the number of pits containing deadly asbestos material, according to the company's chief risk officer Kate Hughes.
Is Telstra's copper network dead or isn't it? Experts just can't seem to agree – nor can those people that were supposed to be Malcolm Turnbull's allies, who are compromising his Telstra renegotiations and his case for rural FttN at the same time.
Telstra has confirmed it is conducting lab tests of technology that would allow voice calls to be carried over its 4G LTE network.
Telstra's managing director of wholesale, Stuart Lee, has defended the company's copper network, stating that Telstra has replaced parts of the network when required.
Telco's managed services arm, Telstra Global, beefs up it worldwide reach on both sides of the Pacific.
Another day in the new NBN Co, and another former Telstra executive joins the company's ranks to replace chief operating officer Ralph Steffens.
Telstra has argued that competition for telecommunications services for government and corporations is strong enough without the need for further regulation.
As if a slowdown in the NBN rollout weren't problem enough, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's NBN Co has been hit by lawsuits, subcontractor chest beating, and protracted timeframes for its Telstra renegotiations. Has he already lost his grip on the NBN?
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has indicated that Visionstream asking for more money for NBN fibre network construction in Tasmania could be grounds for breaking the contract.