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NBN Co willingly provides 'inaccurate' info to RSPs and Minister
21 May 2014 10:15 5

NBN Co has gone to the extraordinary length to claim that documents provided to Retail Service Providers, a weekly briefing document to Shareholder Ministers as well as the current NBN Co rollout map displayed on the NBN Co website as being inaccurate information . In a recent answer to Question on... Continue reading...


NZ aims for at least 75% FTTP, AU stuck at 26%
21 May 2014 07:40 5

In a presentation to institutional investors yesterday, Chrous, the leading telecommunications company in New Zealand projected that at least 75% of premises will be connected using FTTP/B by the end of 2020 in sharp comparison with the 26% planned for the Coalition's Multi-Technology Mix National... Continue reading...


NBN: FTTP workflow resumes in mainland states
12 May 2014 14:08 5

Updated: (14/05/2014) Further clarification plus link to FOI request + Q A section at the bottom In response to a recent Freedom of Information request, NBN Co reveals that an additional 81 FSAMs were added to the pipeline between the start of September 2013 till the end of March 2014 to begin the... Continue reading...


Malcolm, FTTP was apolitical...
25 Apr 2014 03:39 5

Despite repeated claims of by Minister of Communications, Malcolm Turnbull the choice of the 93% Fibre to the Premises plan as chosen by the former Labor Government was not a political choice. In a recent opinion piece by Minister Turnbull on ABC's The Drum, he writes: But it is critical to... Continue reading...


Anti-cherry picking limiting consumers in FTTN
21 Apr 2014 10:57 5

Whether you like it or not, NBN Co's business case benefits from the so called anti-cherry picking laws or Telecommuncations Act 1997, Sect 141B to be exact. It basically gives monopoly provisions for NBN Co to build a superfast carriage service (basically an internet connection able to... Continue reading...


Prioritising underserved areas is only now viable
21 Apr 2014 08:09 5

During NBN Co's early years, prioritising underserved areas would have been a poor decision to make. With a transit network barely built and relatively few Points of Interconnect established, it would have cost a lot more to target construction in underserved areas which are scattered around... Continue reading...


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