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  • Telstra may evict telcos from ducts in separation deal: Vocus

    Wholesale telco Vocus Communications has raised concerns that Telstra’s $11 billion deal with NBN Co could result in competing telcos being evicted from Telstra’s ducts in order to hamper competition.

    Written by Chloe Herrick28 Sept. 11 14:50
  • Bunya Estate switches on NBN access

    NBN Co has cut the ribbon on the first new housing development to receive National Broadband Network (NBN) access -- the Bunya Estate in Doonside, Sydney.

    Written by Hamish Barwick07 Sept. 11 14:57
  • NBN Co CFO resigns amid management shuffle

    NBN Co chief financial officer, Jean-Pascal Beaufret, has resigned from the role, effective from January 2012, amid a company management restructure.

    Written by Chloe Herrick25 Aug. 11 10:52
  • NetComm signs $200m NBN Co deal

    Australians in rural and regional areas will be connected to the NBN Co's 2.3Ghz LTE fixed-wireless broadband network using devices provided by NetComm (ASX:NTC) following the signing of a deal with Ericsson, estimated to be worth $200 million.

    Written by Hamish Barwick19 Aug. 11 08:31
  • ACCC seeks comment on Layer 2 bitstream service

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has called for submissions into the draft description for a Layer 2 bitstream service.

    Written by Chloe Herrick18 Aug. 11 12:12
  • Businesses should invest in broadband or risk being left behind

    Businesses have been urged not to miss the boat when it comes to investing early in the National Broadband Network (NBN), and advised of potential changes it could have on their operations in the future.

    Written by Chloe Herrick10 Aug. 11 16:47
  • NBN Co offers rebate for CVC pricing

    NBN Co has moved to accelerate the uptake of the National Broadband Network (NBN) by offering a rebate on the wholesale charge on its Connectivity Virtual Circuit (CVC).

    Written by Chloe Herrick09 Aug. 11 16:00
  • OPEL would be serving bush broadband today: Turnbull

    Federal opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has used his National Press Club address to argue the decision to scrap the Howard government’s OPEL network for an NBN has denied the bush broadband services over the past three years.

    Written by Rodney Gedda03 Aug. 11 14:37
  • NBN costs 'thousands less' than today's fibre: Quigley

    At the launch of the next trial site of the National Broadband Network in Kiama, NSW today, NBN Co chief Mike Quigley said concerns about pricing for Internet access are unfounded as fibre connections cost "thousands" already.

    Written by Rodney Gedda29 July 11 11:01
  • M2 connects first NBN customer

    Listed telecommunications provider M2 Telecommunications (ASX: MTU has connected its first customer to the National Broadband Network (NBN Co).

    Written by Tim Lohman06 July 11 11:35
  • NBN Co deals with Telstra, Optus: Analysts weigh in

    Analysts have weighed in on Telstra’s $11 billion deal and Optus’ $800 million deal with NBN Co, saying that while the devil will be in the detail, both will pave the way for the future of the telco industry.

    Written by Lisa Banks23 June 11 14:34
  • Singtel's Optus signs $800m HFC NBN deal

    Singtel (ASX: SGT) subsidiary, Optus, has reached an $800m agreement with the NBN Co for the migration of its hybrid coaxial cable (HFC) customers to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

    Written by Tim Lohman23 June 11 10:07