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    Telcos seek to strengthen NBN Co wholesale restrictions

    Major telcos and Internet service providers including Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and iiNet have pushed for clarity on some aspects of NBN Co’s wholesale role and the tightening of restrictions that prevent the company rolling out the National Broadband Network from supplying services to end users.

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    NBN Co seeks ‘early resolution’ of TPG fibre threat

    The company in charge of rolling out and operating the National Broadband Network has called for a speedy resolution to the issue of infrastructure-based competition.

  • It's war: NBN Co responds to TPG's FTTB rollout

    NBN Co's new chief executive, Bill Morrow, has warned that buildings that sign up for TPG's new fibre-to-the-basement rollout run the risk of being stuck with a single retail service provider.

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    TPG pushes unlimited NBN fibre plans

    Internet service provider TPG has launched its National Broadband Network plans, with all six of the offers including unlimited data quotas. The plans are TPG's first NBN offerings; the ISP foreshadowed offering an unlimited NBN data plan in 2012, but it hasn't started to sign up customers for NBN services until now.

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    Committee slams NBN strategic review; Coalition slams committee

    An interim report of the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network issued yesterday has expressed "significant concerns with the accuracy and reliability" of the strategic review process that led to NBN Co adopting the multi-technology mix model for the network favoured by the Coalition.

  • iiNet corners 25% of the NBN market

    iiNet had a quarter of the National Broadband Network market in the six months to December, according to the Internet service provider's half-year results presentation today.

  • Shadow Comms Minister says ‘Australians want Labor's NBN’

    The NBN Co’s 60-day strategic review of the NBN has generated a range of responses, with Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare saying that the Coalition government has broken its election promise to deliver 25 Mbps speeds by 2016.

  • NBN to improve telco competition: Bill Morrow

    The newly appointed CEO of NBN Co, Bill Morrow, has shown his support for the current NBN plan, saying that it will improve telecom competition.

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    iiNet’s Simon Hackett amongst new NBN Co board members

    The NBN Co board is set to expand with iiNet director Simon Hackett, Utility Services Group (USG) CEO Patrick Flannigan, and NetComm Wireless chairman Justin Milne appointed as non-executive directors by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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    Huawei 'extremely disappointed' with NBN decision: Chairman John Lord

    Huawei Australia chairman John Lord has expressed disappointment at the Coalition government’s decision to uphold a ban which prevents the company from participating in the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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    Turnbull says he was fully briefed on Huawei

    Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has denied media reports that he did not receive a security briefing about Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei.

  • ACCC issues notice to NBN Co to vary SAU

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission formally issued a notice to NBN Co to vary its special access undertaking (SAU).

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    Tassie tech companies ask: where’s our NBN?

    Several IT businesses in Hobart are struggling to get connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN), including one startup that relocated back to Australia from the United States on the premise that the network would be available soon.

  • Telstra's NBN migration plan receives ACCC approval

    Telstra measures to migrate customers to the fibre National Broadband Network (NBN) have been approved by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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    Ziggy Switkowski to face challenges leading the NBN: academic

    Former Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski is tipped to become NBN Co’s newest chief executive, but one academic has predicted he may struggle in the role.

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