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  • NBN Co chief expects Telstra, Optus talks to end in 2014

    National Broadband Network negotiations with Telstra are on the “home stretch” and could be submitted for government approval by the end of the year, NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said.

    Written by Adam Bender23 Oct. 14 14:31
  • NBN Co to test Aurora fibre plan in Tasmania

    NBN Co will soon trial a proposal by Aurora in Tasmania to string fibre along power lines to reach homes, according to NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski.

    Written by Adam Bender25 Feb. 14 13:47
  • Contractors urge NBN Co to 'honour promise' on rollout

    The Civil Contractors Federation of Tasmania has sent a stern message to NBN Co urging the company to continue with the National Broadband Network rollout as originally planned.

    Written by Adam Bender04 Feb. 14 13:54
  • NBN Co meets reduced target for network rollout

    NBN Co has passed 207,500 premises with fibre as of 30 June, meeting the company’s revised end-of-financial-year target of 190,000 to 220,000.

    Written by Adam Bender04 July 13 14:36
  • Vocus Communications reports 40 per cent revenue jump

    Telecommunications and data centre provider Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has posted half year revenue of $30.6 million, driven largely by sales of its fibre network and data centre services.

    Written by Hamish Barwick28 Feb. 13 15:34
  • 9000 premises switched on to the NBN

    Four more areas across Australia can now switch on to the National Broadband Network (NBN), with around 9000 premises now able to sign up for NBN services.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald24 Jan. 13 17:59
  • iiNet: we have more fibre customers than the NBN

    iiNet has boasted it now has more customers connected to its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network than NBN Co has connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

    Written by Stephanie McDonald27 Nov. 12 11:10
  • First NBN fibre laid in Goodna, QLD

    The first fibre for the National Broadband Network (NBN) in Goodna, Queensland, has been hauled, with residents to be switched on to the network from early next year.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald13 Nov. 12 11:47
  • 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