national broadband network

national broadband network - News, Features, and Slideshows

News

  • Rowland says govt supressing unflattering NBN information

    Labor’s broadband spokesperson, Michelle Rowland, has accused the government of suppressing unflattering information about the NBN, citing its refusal to release redacted portions of the 2013 strategic review into the National Broadband Network.

  • ‘Fibre to the curb’ rollout one step closer, NBN says

    NBN has signed an agreement with NetComm Wireless for the supply of distribution point units (DPUs) that will be used in the roll out of ‘fibre to the curb’ (FTTC — also called fibre to the distribution point or FTTdp).

  • Government to loan NBN money to complete rollout

    The government will loan NBN the money it needs to complete the National Broadband Network rollout, finance minister Senator Mathias Cormann and communications minister Mitch Fifield have announced.

  • NBN complaints rise but trail rollout progress

    The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has reported an almost 100 per cent increase in the number of complaints about National Broadband Network services during FY16. However, the growth in new connections outstripped the increased NBN complaints.

  • Vodafone finally makes its NBN play

    Vodafone has confirmed it is preparing to enter the National Broadband Network market, with the company’s CEO — Iñaki Berroeta — saying that the telco intends to offer its first fixed-line broadband services before the end of next year.

  • NBN eyes new discount scheme for RSPs in early 2017

    NBN CEO Bill Morrow expects that “if all goes well” NBN will implement a previously mooted discount system based on how much capacity per customer an individual retail service provider (RSP) provisions.

  • ACCC not ready to stop regulating ADSL just yet

    Although the National Broadband Network rollout is gathering pace, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission believes it should continue to regulate Telstra’s wholesale ADSL service.

  • NBN signs new greenfield deals

    NBN has signed deals with Fulton Hogan and Visionstream to hook up greenfields areas to the National Broadband Network as well as build out the fibre links for its transit network.

  • NBN closes in on half-way mark for regional rollout

    In Australia’s non-metro areas, the rollout of the National Broadband Network is 42 per cent complete, according to NBN’s chief network engineering officer, Peter Ryan. Non-metro Australia covers “the biggest physical expanse and lowest density areas we have,” the NBN executive said in a speech today.