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  • NBN starts FTTC deployment

    NBN, the organisation rolling out the national broadband network, has begun rolling out fibre-to-the-curb (FTTC) technology, which it claims will benefit more than 1 million homes and businesses by 2020.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 June 17 14:58
  • nbn defends rollout plans amid FTTC furore

    nbn has moved to quell calls for it to abandon its FTTN rollout amid plans to step up the footprint of its alternative FTTC technology.

    Written by Leon Spencer08 March 17 04:30
  • ​Labor promises to dump fibre-to-the-node

    Labor has promised that it would roll out fibre-to-the-premises to up to two million additional homes and businesses, and phase out the government’s fibre-to-the-node NBN under a broadband policy announced on Monday.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 June 16 09:32
  • NBN chair's accusations of theft 'unfair'

    Accusations of theft aimed at NBN staff in an opinion piece by NBN chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski have sparked criticism from an internet user group and the ALP.

    Written by George Nott30 May 16 09:54
  • ​Internet Australia calls for ‘fibre-to-the-driveway’

    A peak body representing internet users has proposed that the federal government abandon fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) technology for the national broadband network in favour of ‘fibre-to-the-driveway.’

    Written by Byron Connolly19 April 16 10:22
  • Telco Sector Security Reforms the new Data Retention Act?

    The Attorney-General’s Department has released new updates to the Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms draft bill. Internet Australia said it sees it going down the same path as the Data Retention Act by being passed without being adequately justified.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett30 Nov. 15 11:41
  • ​DTO refuses to meet peak Internet body

    Internet Australia has described a refusal by the government's Digital Transformation Office (DTO) to meet with the peak body representing Internet users as ‘incredibly frustrating.'

    Written by Byron Connolly18 Nov. 15 11:21
  • Grants to help ISPs cover data retention costs won't be paid upfront

    When it comes to covering the cost of implementing and complying with the Data Retention Act, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are likely to wait more than a year for full government funding, the Attorney General’s Department revealed in Senate Estimates last night.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett21 Oct. 15 13:01
  • NBN to pump $40M into industry training

    NBN on Monday said it would spend $40 million to attract and train 4,500 industry workers to help hit its target of connecting 8 million homes to the network by 2020.

    Written by Byron Connolly03 Aug. 15 09:53