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  • More FTTC in the works, NBN boss says

    NBN’s chief executive Bill Morrow says that the company will be “making some announcements soon” about wider use of fibre to the curb (FTTC) technology for the National Broadband Network rollout.

  • Telco complaints continue to climb

    New figures released by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman and Communications Alliance confirm that telco complaints are continuing to climb.

  • 58k premises hooked up to NBN every week

    On average 58,000 premises were connected to the National Broadband Network every week during the quarter ending 31 March, up from 26,000 premises at the same time last year.

  • Dramatic surge in telco complaints

    Complaints about telcos surged in the second half of 2016, according to figures released today by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.

  • Telstra’s grip on NBN market unshaken

    The latest data on National Broadband Network connections released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reveal that Telstra continues to dominate the market, with the telco delivering over 51 per cent of NBN connections (excluding satellite).

  • NBN rolls out 147 fixes for Sky Muster service

    NBN’s Sky Muster satellite service is back on track after experiencing a wave of performance problems beginning in September, NBN’s chief customer officer, John Simon, told a conference in Sydney today.

  • 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.

  • Qantas Wi-Fi enters ‘beta’

    Qantas is offering public access to Wi-Fi on one of its Boeing 737 aircraft while it “continues to fine-tune the system”.

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