National Broadband Network

NBN Co releases new Technology Choice Policy
12 Mar 2015 11:12 5

NBN Co is set to give consumers more choice over the technology being rolled out. They have released their new Technology Choice Policy which will allow individuals or whole areas to switch from NBN Co's designated technology under the Multi-Technology Mix model to an alternative technology type at... Continue reading...

Phone-only consumers to pay more in FTTN and HFC
28 Feb 2015 04:53 5

analysis NBN Co has confirmed that they will force phone-only customers within their Fibre to the Node and HFC footprints off the existing PSTN service delivered over the current copper network from Telstra exchanges. Like the current migration of customers in the Fibre to the Premises footprint,... Continue reading...

NBN Co tests 3.5GHz fixed wireless in outer metro areas
12 Feb 2015 12:47 5

NBN Co has commenced testing the 3.5GHz spectrum slated for use in NBN Co's fixed wireless network in outer metro areas. NBN Co's current Fixed Wireless network uses the 2.3GHz spectrum in regional areas after acquiring the spectrum from former satellite TV provider Austar. However, it lacked the... Continue reading...

It's official: NBN Co lowers CVC charges
26 Nov 2014 02:47 5

It's official. NBN Co released details of their amendment to the Wholesale Broadband Agreement signed by Retail Service Providers, revealing that they will lower the cost of their CVC (connectivity virtual circuit) from $20.00 per Mbps to $17.50 per Mbps effective 1 February 2015 . In their letter... Continue reading...

MTM technology guidelines: help crowdfund this FOI request!
20 Nov 2014 04:37 5

Update - Crowd-funding Target Reached! Thank you to everyone who contributed. I'll have a quick follow-up blog post up soon. Do you want NBN Co to release the detailed multi-technology guidelines used to determine which network technology (FTTP, FTTN or HFC) in which areas? Only a very short... Continue reading...

Fibre rollout may be one-third less than Strategic Review
16 Nov 2014 02:10 5

NBN Co may rollout as little as 16% fibre to the premises under new principles released by the company. Their new guidelines reveal that within the fixed-line footprint, only new developments with over 100 premises or areas where fibre rollout are in advanced stages will likely receive Fibre to the... Continue reading...

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