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  • 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’.

  • Conroy asks why Vertigan panel bothering with NBN analysis

    A National Broadband Network review panel will finish its cost-benefit analysis comparing different NBN approaches even though the government has already decided to go ahead with a multi-technology model, said the panel’s chair, Michael Vertigan.

  • TPG's FTTB plan could upset NBN: Switkowski

    The business case of the National Broadband Network will suffer if TPG and other telcos try to cherry-pick high-value properties including city apartments with fibre-to-the-basement plans, according to NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski.

  • 'Guarantees have lost currency': NBN Co

    NBN Co is not in a position to guarantee minimum broadband speeds that Australians will experience on the National Broadband Network, NBN Co Chairman Ziggy Switkowksi has told a parliamentary hearing today.

  • FTTN means revenue cut for government: Conroy

    Senator Stephen Conroy has this morning pressed the Department of Communications to confirm that a fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) scheme for the National Broadband Network would result in less revenue for the government.

  • Albanese to bring a different style to NBN stoush

    Anthony Albanese is likely to bring a less bullish approach to the NBN portfolio than his predecessor, Senator Stephen Conroy, in the lead-up to the federal election, according to political commentator Nick Economou.

  • Seeking spectrum, police rejoice at Conroy departure

    The Police Federation of Australia believes the departure of communications minister Stephen Conroy bodes well for the police union’s effort to snag 20MHz of the unsold spectrum in the 700MHz band, said Police Federation CEO, Mark Burgess.

  • Conroy leaves his mark on the telco landscape

    Stephen Conroy has been called a dalek, arrogant and a bully, but his achievements during his time as communications minister have also been lauded by some in the telco industry.