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  • NBN Co announces first mainland RSPs

    Eligible users in the first five mainland sites of the National Broadband Network (NBN) could potentially choose from 12 retail service providers (RSP) who have signed agreements with the network wholesaler to provide access on the network.

    Written by Chloe Herrick08 April 11 10:48
  • Lack of communication undermining NBN community support

    NBN Co must step up its engagement with relevant government departments and the Australian community if the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) or face an increasingly ambivalent public.

    Written by Lisa Banks04 April 11 15:50
  • Queensland looks to NBN for service relocation

    The Queensland Government has flagged a potential relocation of key state government services to regional centres as a means of maximising the benefits afforded by the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout.

    Written by James Hutchinson01 April 11 12:20
  • NBN Co seeks solid satellite speeds

    NBN Co intends to clarify the speeds attainable via satellite under the National Broadband Network (NBN) once the interim solution goes live in July this year.

    Written by James Hutchinson30 March 11 13:17
  • NBN Co moves into social media

    It had to happen. NBN Co, the company charged with rolling out Australia's National Broadband Network, has jumped into social media, joining the Twitterati.

    Written by CIO Staff30 March 11 13:10
  • IBM, Oracle in NBN Co support systems deal

    IBM has been selected by NBN Co as prime integrator to deploy a mix of its own, Oracle and systems customised by the National Broadband Network (NBN) wholesaler under a $200 million deal to implement operational and business systems over three years.

    Written by James Hutchinson29 March 11 10:35
  • Reassurances gained, Optus NBN talks continue

    Optus negotiations around a Telstra-style agreement with NBN Co and the government to migrate its Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) customers are expected to progress shortly, now that key legislation has passed the Senate.

    Written by James Hutchinson28 March 11 12:33
  • NBN Co signs $100 million equipment deal

    TE Connectivity, formerly Tyco Electronics, has picked up a $100 million contract to provide network components to NBN Co for construction of the National Broadband Network.

    Written by Computerworld Staff24 March 11 15:32
  • Optus livid over NBN access amendments

    Optus has warned amendments proposed to National Broadband Network (NBN) legislation proposed by communications minister, Senator Stephen Conroy, last night would be a step backwards for the telecommunications industry.

    Written by James Hutchinson24 March 11 15:05
  • NBN Co's Quigley questions government oversight methods

    NBN Co chief executive, Mike Quigley, has questioned the effectiveness of some methods used by the government to scrutinise the company and the National Broadband Network (NBN), arguing it could potential impede on the network wholesaler’s efficiency.

    Written by Chloe Herrick24 March 11 08:38
  • NBN Co to delay Second Release NBN sites

    NBN Co has confirmed it expects to delay the launch of its Second Release sites as a consequence of protracted negotiations with Telstra, revealed today.

    Written by Tim Lohman18 March 11 13:00
  • Telstra pushes back shareholder vote on NBN Co deal

    Telstra (ASX:TLS) has pushed back an extraordinary general meeting initially scheduled in July for shareholders to vote on its financial heads of agreement with NBN Co, but has continued to advise that negotiations remain on track.

    Written by Tim Lohman18 March 11 10:21