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  • Vertigan broadband demand forecast leaves NBN Co CEO 'curious'

    NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has voiced doubts that 15 megabits per second will be fast enough for the average Australian home in the long term.

  • NBN Co aims to serve 1 million premises by next July

    NBN Co aims to have National Broadband Network service available to about 1 million homes and businesses in financial-year 2014-15, up from 552,000 in FY 2013-14, CEO Bill Morrow said today as the company announced financial results for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2014.

  • NBN Co calls Telstra back to court over CPI adjustments

    NBN Co has appealed a decision by the New South Wales Supreme Court that had supported Telstra’s interpretation of consumer-price-index (CPI) adjustments in the companies’ $11 billion agreement.

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    NBN end users approach 100Mbps with FTTN

    One of the first end users to be connected as part of NBN Co's trial of fibre-to-the-node technology has hit download speeds of 96 megabits per second and upload speeds of 30Mbps, the company charged with rolling out the National Broadband Network revealed today.

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    Government says 'no thanks' to NBN committee recommendations

    The federal government has issued a formal response to the set of recommendations contained in in the interim report of the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network.

  • Ericsson to operate NBN wireless, manage satellite migration

    Ericsson Australia has won a four-year NBN Co contract to continue to operate the National Broadband Network fixed wireless service, as well as ground systems for the Long Term Satellite Service (LTSS).

  • NBN Co launches stop-gap satellite service

    NBN Co has begun accepting registrations for its subsidised satellite broadband service. The new service is designed to connect the 9000 households and businesses in remote areas of Australia that are currently unable to access NBN Co’s Interim Satellite Service.

  • NBN Co must pay out $200 million more to Telstra: NSW Supreme Court

    NBN Co will owe Telstra $200 million more than it expected over the next 30 years, unless it appeals a decision reached today by the NSW Supreme Court.

  • Vertigan panel sees no need to tighten NBN wholesale rules

    The first report out of the NBN Panel of Experts, appointed by the government to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network, has rejected calls by telcos to further strengthen the rules that restrict NBN Co to wholesale-only operations.

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    NBN: Lengthy wait for outcomes of FTTB, FTTN trials

    The outcomes of NBN Co's trials of fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) technology will shape the future of the National Broadband Network rollout, but what exactly those outcomes are won't be known for quite some time, according to the government-owned company's CEO.

  • NBN ready for service at 658,000 premises: NBN Co

    NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has offered a rosy take on the state of the National Broadband Network.

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    NBN FTTN's power bill: $89m a year?

    The Coalition government's decision to switch the fixed line element of the National Broadband Network from being primarily fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) to a mix of technologies, notably fibre-to-the-node for brownfields premises, has not been without its critics.

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    Hot copper: Bell Labs attains 10Gbps broadband speeds

    Bell Labs, the research arm of networking company Alcatel-Lucent, has achieved broadband speeds of 10 gigabits per second over copper phone lines, setting a new record. The test demonstrates how existing copper networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical broadband, according to Alcatel-Lucent.

  • Fibre-to-the-building: NBN Co eyes Q1 2015 FTTB launch

    NBN Co, the company in charge of overseeing the rollout of the National Broadband Network, has released an updated product roadmap that details for the first time an estimated time frame for offering fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) services.

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    Telstra, NBN Co commence court battle over contract dispute

    Telstra has told a court that NBN Co could owe the telco more than $100 million depending on the interpretation of the parties’ $11 billion contract.