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Here's how NBN Co rolled out FttP better in Melton: Part 1

Here's how NBN Co rolled out FttP better in Melton: Part 1

NBN Co reacted hysterically to the publication of an internal trial review that found that FttP could be rolled out 61 percent faster and 50 percent cheaper than in previous rollouts. Here's what the company's Melton deployment trial taught it about managing contractors better.

published September 10, 2014 by

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NBN CBA fetes Feds' fickle, flagging fibre faith

NBN CBA fetes Feds' fickle, flagging fibre faith

The Vertigan cost-benefit analysis has further downgraded the role of fibre in the multi technology mix (MTM) model for the NBN - even though it also suggests that fibre isn't as relatively expensive as it used to be. What are we to make of this?

published September 4, 2014 by

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Time for a reality check on Labor's CBA-less NBN strategy

Time for a reality check on Labor's CBA-less NBN strategy

Labor-hating has become so popular that few bother remembering the real reason FttP was introduced without a CBA in the first place. But as the Coalition crows about a cost-benefit analysis justifying an FttN NBN 10 times costlier than Labor's own FttN policy, it's worth taking time out for a reality check.

published August 28, 2014 by

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It's five FttN NBN customers down, over 11 million to go

It's five FttN NBN customers down, over 11 million to go

Malcolm Turnbull would have been quietly relieved to preside over the unveiling of Australia's first FttN NBN customers. But the launch did nothing to clarify questions around the government's relationship with Telstra, the competitive stance of the Coalition's NBN, and the nagging suspicion that Turnbull is digging himself into a deep, deep hole.

published August 24, 2014 by

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NBN: Nothing, But Nothing is happening

NBN: Nothing, But Nothing is happening

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?

published July 21, 2014 by

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