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NBN Co construction hits 1 million premises mark

NBN Co construction hits 1 million premises mark

This week, NBN Co commenced construction on its one millionth premises, the company said in a Senate Estimates hearing, where it also revealed that it has yet to gain access to any part of the hybrid fibre-coaxial networks that it expects will make up almost a third of its final footprint.

published November 19, 2014 by

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Photos: Telstra survival kit

Photos: Telstra survival kit

Tell the Truth Telstra (T4), an initiative formed by a group of Telstra's competitors, sent out this media pack to combat what it said was a media barrage by the nation's largest telco.

published September 21, 2008 by

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Photos: Telstra visits the doctor

Photos: Telstra visits the doctor

Telstra doesn't just "do telephones" according to Deena Schiff, Telstra Group MD — it seems it's also got its eye on the health space. This week in Sydney, the telco has been showing off the latest health tech from its partners, including a wireless stethoscope and remote monitoring for aged and disability care.

published May 1, 2008 by

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Photos: Telstra's undersea fibre optic cable

Photos: Telstra's undersea fibre optic cable

Installing cables can be difficult — especially if they're 9,000 kilometres long and up several kilometres underwater. Our photo gallery gives you a look inside the 'Ile de Sein', a ship used to lay Telstra's latest fibre optic cable, which will become part of Australia's global Internet network backbone.

published April 8, 2008 by

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Net neutrality is an 'American problem'

The leaders of three of Australia's largest ISP's have declared the Net neutrality debate as solely a US problem — and further, that the nation that pioneered the internet might want to study the Australian market for clues as to how to solve the dilemma.

published September 23, 2008 by

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We're not a lobbyist, says CCC

In this video interview, Competitive Carriers Coalition executive director David Forman explains why the group, which represents Telstra's rivals in Canberra's halls of power, is not technically a lobbyist and doesn't need to appear on Kevin Rudd's lobbyist register.

published September 10, 2008 by

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Video: Coonan talks telco regulation

Communications Minister Senator Helen Coonan yesterday defended Australia's national telecommunications regulatory regime. "Despite loud cries to the contrary, we do not regulate for regulation's sake," she told the annual conference of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group in Sydney.

published March 8, 2007 by

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Video: ACCC boss shows Telstra the way

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Graeme Samuel took Telstra to task this week for not switching on high-speed ADSL2+ broadband nationwide. "Telstra argues that regulatory barriers are preventing it from rolling out ADSL2+ to more [telephone] exchanges," Samuel said in a landmark address to the annual conference of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group in Sydney.

published March 8, 2007 by

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