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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.

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    TPG should pay rural levy for each FTTB service: NBN Co

    NBN Co has proposed that TPG and other infrastructure competitors cross-subsidise the rural National Broadband Network build when they cherry-pick high value customers in urban areas with fibre-to-the-basement.

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    NBN Co hits 105Mbps in limited FTTN trial

    NBN Co achieved 105 megabits per second download speeds in a of test of fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) technology at a shop on the New South Wales Central Coast.

  • 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.

  • EscapeNet enjoys life as an indie ISP

    Australia's Internet service provider market has gone through an extended period of consolidation.

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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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    Execs out the door as Morrow begins NBN Co transformation

    The chief financial officer, chief technology officer and head of corporate and commercial are all leaving NBN Co, the company charged with rolling out the National Broadband Network.

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    NBN: Good-bye FTTP, we hardly knew ye

    The Coalition government today signed the death warrant for the roll out of a predominantly fibre-to-the-premises-based National Broadband Network.

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    Labor urges end to TPG FTTB rollout

    The government must stop TPG from poaching high value customers from the NBN, said Communications Shadow Minister Jason Clare at the CommsDay conference today in Sydney.

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    NBN Co launches satellite subsidy scheme

    NBN Co will launch a subsidy scheme to enable the 9000-strong list of users waiting for a chance to receive Internet access through the National Broadband Network Interim Satellite Service to instead access commercial satellite services.

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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.

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    NBN Co to bump satellite capacity, implement 'fair use' policy

    Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that NBN Co will bump capacity on the Interim Satellite Service. "[A]t the cost of $18.4 million the NBN Co will upgrade the current capacity to all users on the satellite service by one third," the minister said in question time today.

  • Cost-benefit panel consults on NBN Co restrictions

    The panel appointed by the federal government to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network has launched two-part public consultation that examines the regulatory framework in which NBN Co carries out its operations.

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    NBN: Concern over medical alarms as copper switch-off approaches

    NBN Co this morning launched a register to track personal medical alarms that may be affected by the switch-off of the copper network in areas where the National Broadband Network has been rolled out.

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