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  • ACCC seeks to match ‘superfast’ broadband prices to NBN charges

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released its proposal for wholesale pricing and conditions that will apply to so-called ‘superfast’ — 25 megabits per second or faster — broadband networks that are independent of the National Broadband Network.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Senator Stephen Conroy resigns

    ​Senator Stephen Conroy has announced his resignation from parliament in a speech tabled last night that named the NBN has his ‘greatest contribution’.

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  • ​Communications Minister contradicts nbn CEO on rollout remit

    On ABC’s LateLine last night, nbn CEO Bill Morrow was asked why the new “skinny fibre” (a new form of fibre-based broadband technology) wasn’t being used instead of Fibre-to-the-Node (copper based broadband) despite only being slightly-more expensive.

  • ​Large cracks appear in nbn business case

    The key operational, financial metrics show that if it follows its current trajectory, the NBN model will reduce competition by squeezing out the mid-tiered telco companies and ultimately put a significant cost burden on to the consumer – thus, negating its original purpose and promise.

  • Home Wi-Fi networks the next target for cyber crime: Layer 10

    Wi-Fi may be the networking method of choice among apartment blocks cropping up in increased numbers in Australia’s major cities, however increased reliance on wireless internet is resulting in more security risks, according to Layer 10 Consulting.

  • Tasmanian NBN Co appoints board

    The Tasmania NBN Co Limited (TNBN Co) has been established to rollout and operate the National Broadband Network in Tasmania.

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