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  • nbn shakes up rollout mix, again

    nbn is boosting its FttC footprint to one million premises, in yet another shake-up of its rollout technology mix.

    Written by Leon Spencer11 April 17 10:52
  • 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
  • ​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
  • ​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
  • 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