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  • NBN Co demo truck hits Tasmania

    NBN Co’s demonstration truck has begun its nationwide journey in Tasmania this week, with the 23-tonne mobile ‘discovery centre’ having arrived in Devonport yesterday.

    Written by Computerworld Staff29 Nov. 11 11:49
  • NBN Co releases final wholesale agreement draft

    NBN Co has released the final draft of its wholesale broadband agreement (WBA) for review by industry, and will publish its Standard Form of Access Agreement by 30 November.

    Written by Chloe Herrick22 Nov. 11 15:47
  • NBN Co hires its first chief operating officer

    Following a management restructure of NBN Co in August where chief financial officer, Jean-Pascal Beaufret, announced his retirement, the company has hired a chief operating officer.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 Nov. 11 11:56
  • NBN on a “knife edge”: Optus

    The National Broadband Network (NBN) is on a “knife edge” unless spending and pricing costs are regulated by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), according to Optus chief executive officer, Paul O’Sullivan.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 Nov. 11 10:01
  • Optus loses government and corporate affairs head

    Optus has lost its director of government and corporate affairs, Maha Krishnapillai, following his resignation from the position for personal reasons.

    Written by Chloe Herrick03 Nov. 11 13:16
  • AARNet to Kinect the elderly over the NBN

    The Australian Academic Research Network (AARNet) has jumped onboard a collaborative broadband project to develop enabling technology for the elderly to exercise at home over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

    Written by Chloe Herrick03 Nov. 11 11:25
  • Telstra proposes equal power for ACCC and ITA

    Telstra has proposed changes to its structural separation undertaking (SSU), which the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Independent Telecommunications Adjudicator (ITA) would share equal resolution powers to alleviate concerns that the latter would favour the telco.

    Written by Chloe Herrick01 Nov. 11 10:11
  • Moody's maintains Telstra rating

    Credit ratings agency Moody's has affirmed Telstra's (ASX:TLS) A2 rating – but kept it on review for a downgrade – in the wake of yesterday's NBN vote

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling19 Oct. 11 18:26
  • NBN to reach 28 new locations

    NBN Co has announced a 12-month construction plan, with work underway between now and September 2012 to cover more than half a million homes and businesses across the country upon completion.

    Written by Diana Nguyen18 Oct. 11 11:58
  • Emerson Network Power signs $100 million NBN Co deal

    Emerson Network Power has been awarded a one year, $100 million contract to design, supply, install and commission 10 network facility centres for the NBN Co.

    Written by Hamish Barwick10 Oct. 11 01:00
  • NBN Co fibre rollout may surpass DSL by 2015: Telsyte

    Fibre optic internet access is set to bypass digital subscriber line (DSL) in 2015 if the NBN Co continues its fibre to the home (FTTH) rollout across Australia but this is dependent on the Labor government staying in power, according to analyst firm Telsyte.

    Written by Hamish Barwick07 Oct. 11 11:34
  • NBN Co concludes first mainland trials

    Residents and businesses participating in the first five mainland trials of the National Broadband Network (NBN) will have access to commercial services over the network following the completion of the trials.

    Written by Chloe Herrick30 Sept. 11 12:40
  • VHA joins opposition to Telstra-NBN Co deal

    Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has joined the criticism of Telstra’s structural separation undertaking (SSU) with NBN Co, stating the proposed plan fails to prevent the telco from impeding competition.

    Written by Chloe Herrick29 Sept. 11 10:36