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  • NBN Co aims to serve 1 million premises by next July

    NBN Co aims to have National Broadband Network service available to about 1 million homes and businesses in financial-year 2014-15, up from 552,000 in FY 2013-14, CEO Bill Morrow said today as the company announced financial results for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2014.

    Written by Adam Bender28 Aug. 14 14:28
  • Vertigan panel sees no need to tighten NBN wholesale rules

    The first report out of the NBN Panel of Experts, appointed by the government to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network, has rejected calls by telcos to further strengthen the rules that restrict NBN Co to wholesale-only operations.

    Written by Rohan Pearce17 July 14 09:20
  • NBN: Good-bye FTTP, we hardly knew ye

    The Coalition government today signed the death warrant for the roll out of a predominantly fibre-to-the-premises-based National Broadband Network.

    Written by Rohan Pearce09 April 14 14:50
  • NBN Co chairman defends NBN reporting

    NBN Co chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has defended the organisation’s reporting of key rollout data for the national broadband network saying feedback from construction partners and analysts suggested it is “the best it’s ever been.”

    Written by Byron Connolly26 Feb. 14 16:27
  • Updated: NBN Co reports $47.8M in revenue

    NBN Co on Friday reported revenue of $47.8 million and an increase in capital expenditure by $396 million to $1.19 billion for its half year ending December 31, 2013 as it expands the national broadband network.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 Feb. 14 11:31
  • 'Guarantees have lost currency': NBN Co

    NBN Co is not in a position to guarantee minimum broadband speeds that Australians will experience on the National Broadband Network, NBN Co Chairman Ziggy Switkowksi has told a parliamentary hearing today.

    Written by Adam Bender17 Dec. 13 12:21
  • Shadow Comms Minister says ‘Australians want Labor's NBN’

    The NBN Co’s 60-day strategic review of the NBN has generated a range of responses, with Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare saying that the Coalition government has broken its election promise to deliver 25 Mbps speeds by 2016.

    Written by Hamish Barwick13 Dec. 13 11:25
  • Updated: NBN Co releases strategic review

    At least 90 per cent of Australians would get broadband speeds of about 50 Mbps by year-end 2019 under a Coalition proposal to overhaul the NBN.

    Written by Adam Bender12 Dec. 13 12:18
  • iiNet’s Simon Hackett amongst new NBN Co board members

    The NBN Co board is set to expand with iiNet director Simon Hackett, Utility Services Group (USG) CEO Patrick Flannigan, and NetComm Wireless chairman Justin Milne appointed as non-executive directors by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

    Written by Computerword Staff12 Nov. 13 15:58
  • Court to hear Telstra, NBN Co dispute next month

    Telstra and NBN Co are headed back to the NSW Supreme Court on December 13 after a directions hearing was held this morning presided over by Justice David Hammerschlag.

    Written by Adam Bender08 Nov. 13 10:35
  • NBN Co starts weekly progress reports

    NBN Co has begun publishing a weekly report on its website that for the first time distinguishes between premises passed by fibre and able to connect to the network and those not yet connected.

    Written by Byron Connolly30 Oct. 13 16:01
  • NBN Co an employer in demand

    NBN Co ranks number 8 in LinkedIn’s list of the most in demand employers across Australia, despite a recent management shakeup after the Coalition government took power.

    Written by Byron Connolly24 Oct. 13 12:18