Sydney telco AusBBS is claiming to be the first in the Australian market to offer customers new retail fibre-to-the-basement network products supplied wholesale by TPG's subsidiary AAPT.
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Australia's peak body for non-dominant telcos has slammed Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's inquiry into the national broadband landscape, dismissing its findings as 'rehashed, discredited theoretical arguments'.
Telstra's new NBN migration plan outlines moves to extend the disconnection window for customers moving from one network to the other under the government's multi-technology model for the network.
NBN Co boss, Bill Morrow, has said that he would consider the option of outsourcing call centres and back office jobs to low-cost locations in a bid to cut back on costs for the company, according to a report.
NBN Co expects to launch its initial fibre-to-the building product in the first quarter of 2015, according to its updated Integrated Product Roadmap document, released today.
Telstra today won a legal battle against NBN Co in the NSW Supreme Court, with the national broadband company set to pay the telco an extra AU$200 million unless it successfully appeals the ruling.
NBN Co has bowed to industry pressure, announcing that it will drop the connectivity virtual circuit charge for retail service providers by 12.5 percent from February 1 next year.
NBN Co should be split into three different entities down delivery technology lines before the company is privatised, according to the chairman of the Australian competition watchdog, Rod Sims.
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.
Alcatel-Lucent has revealed that NBN Co is taking on its VDSL2 vectoring line equipment to facilitate fibre-to-the-node infrastructure.