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New Zealand network operator Chorus seals an option for accelerated Crown funding for the Ultrafast Broadband network rollout.
Australian networks and datacentre company Vocus will acquire New Zealand-based fibre company FX Networks for AU$107.7 million.
As the country waits for the results of the NBN cost-benefit analysis (CBA) it's worth looking back over the NBN Strategic Review – and reconsidering whether its assumptions about the long-term value of NBN Co aren't excessively optimistic.
Regulator changes the rules to try to give BT's competitors a chance in a more level playing field.
The European Union and South Korea are due to launch a partnership which focuses on developing next-generation networking technology.
Spirit Telecom has installed fibre to the basement in the Triptych apartments in Southbank in Melbourne with the ability to get speeds of up to 200Mbps down.
Italy's Lombardy Region is rolling out superfast broadband on a small scale. To encourage local residents and businesses to take up the service, it's giving connectivity away at no cost.
Swedish carrier TeliaSonera will lay a second fibre route to the north of Sweden in a bid to attract more datacentres to the region.
Chorus releases a progress report on its fibre rollout while the industry regulator says consumers are getting more for their money.
Visionstream will continue rolling out fibre to new housing developments across Victoria, Tasmania, and Queensland in a deal worth AU$90 million.
Vocus Communications has its sights set on becoming the third-most connected fibre network player in the local market by 2016, according to CEO James Spenceley.
A five-hour, almost national outage of iiNet's fibre, NBN, and IPTV services on Friday has been blamed on a faulty DHCP server.
Just so we get this straight: when Labor proposes spending $43 billion on an FTTP network it's "reckless spending". When the Coalition spends $41 billion on a hodgepodge it's "money well spent". This, from the government that's putting the 'con' back in 'condescension'.
Telecoms giant posts strong financials for the year on back of fibre broadband growth
The country with the most fibre to the home connections is one you might not expect — thanks to a building boom, an online services push, and high population density.
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