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  • NBN demos 1Gbps over fixed wireless

    NBN has demonstrated downstream bandwidth of 1.1 gigabit per second and 165 megabits per second upstream on its fixed wireless network, but says spectrum constraints make the chances of a commercial service very slim.

  • NBN joins cable broadband R&D group

    NBN announced this morning that it had been accepted as a member of CableLabs, an international R&D and standards body focused on cable networks.

  • NBN considers roll-out of NG-PON2

    NBN sees potential in NG-PON2 (Next-Generation Passive Optical Network 2) as means to deliver on its future bandwidth and capacity requirements, the company’s CTO said today.

  • Cyclone Debbie takes out two NBN nodes

    Only two National Broadband Network nodes are so far known to have been seriously damaged by Tropical Cyclone Debbie in Queensland, according to NBN.

  • NBN says it has ‘zero tolerance’ over leaks

    NBN says that it takes seriously “any potential crime or breach of employee code of conduct, such as the theft of company materials, and will continue to take a zero tolerance approach in the best interests of the company, its shareholders, and the Australian taxpayers.”

  • NBN data usage continues to soar

    The average household connected to the National Broadband Network is churning through 148 gigabytes of data every month, according to NBN.

  • Wholesale ditching of FTTN not an option, NBN argues

    NBN’s fibre to the node rollout is capable of being upgraded to fibre to the curb (FTTC) down the track, but any decision to ditch the current deployment of FTTN would impact the rollout’s speed and the company’s financial health, NBN executives have argued.

  • NBN sees potential for more pricing changes

    NBN is continuing to explore opportunities for changes to its pricing model, the company’s chief customer officer, John Simon, told a Senate Estimates hearing yesterday.

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