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  • 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.

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    Only 15 per cent of eligible households take up NBN wireless

    NBN Co fixed wireless is now available to more than 100,000 premises, with the National Broadband Network wholesaler citing the rise in wireless coverage as evidence of progress in the NBN's rollout.

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    Expanded FTTN trial will shape NBN's future

    An agreement between Telstra and NBN Co for a 1000-node deployment of fibre-to-the-node technology will "deliver valuable insights into how to build a sustainable and consistent program of work that allows the industry to ramp up and deploy the FTTN element of the NBN at scale," according to NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow.

  • NBN Co and Telstra sign FTTN deal

    NBN Co and Telstra have signed a deal to undertake a fibre-to-the-node trial.

  • Service Stream's NBN connection contract renewed

    NBN Co has renewed its field services delivery contract with Service Stream, the National Broadband Network construction partner announced this morning.

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    NBN Co recruits ex-News CFO

    Former News Corp chief financial officer Stephen Rue will join NBN Co's executive team, the government-owned company rolling out the National Broadband Network announced this morning.