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  • Analysts: NBN questions need answering

    ICT analysts have welcomed the Federal Government’s flip flop on the NBN but raised concerns it lacks detail.

    Written by Matthew Sainsbury07 April 09 16:08
  • Govt seeks input on broadband regime change

    The federal government has released a regulatory reform discussion paper as part of its announced $43 billion National Broadband Network (NBN).

    Written by Tim Lohman08 April 09 06:27
  • NBN experts submit regulatory review to govt

    A six-week review into the regulatory environment for Australia's looming National Broadband Network (NBN) has been completed and received by the federal government.

    Written by Darren Pauli22 Jan. 09 12:42
  • Coalition, local government lock horns over broadband

    The Coalition has attacked a scathing report by local governments on the state of broadband in Australia which labelled telecommunications under the Howard government as “extremely sluggish and frustrating”.

    Written by Darren Pauli08 Dec. 08 16:46
  • Greens say NBN will flop in private hands

    Greens senator Scott Ludlam has warned the government it will botch the $4.7 billion National Broadband Network (NBN) if it awards the contract to a private company.

    Written by Darren Pauli03 Dec. 08 13:51
  • Libs take Telstra split off the cards

    Australia has missed its chance to split Telstra should it win the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to former finance boss, turned shadow communications minister Nick Minchin.

    Written by Darren Pauli05 Nov. 08 14:25
  • Terria bites back at Telstra’s monopolist accusations

    The managing director of the Terria consortium, Michael Simmons, hit back at Telstra’s attack on comments he made yesterday regarding Terria’s desire for the government to preclude an alternative National Broadband Network (NBN), labeling it a case of the pot calling the kettle black.

    Written by Andrew Hendry10 Sept. 08 13:47
  • Opposition calls for separation, likens NBN process to Mugabe politics

    Shadow Communications Minister Bruce Billson yesterday called on the nation’s telecommunications industry to adopt a less combative and more collaborative approach to the NBN debate. He also told attendees at the 2008 Australian Telecommunications Summit that the opposition backed the call for a structurally separate NBN proponent.

    Written by Andrew Hendry28 Aug. 08 09:06