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NBN is supercharging old copper to go as fast as fibre next year

The National Broadband Network has announced that new technology would be rolled out next year that allows old copper lines to deliver fibre-like speeds. This week a public debate has taken place about the Coalition government’s decision to change Labor’s original plan of running fibre optic cables all the way […]
NBN is supercharging old copper to go as fast as fibre next year
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NBN boss Bill Morrow says business needs a bailout or protection to survive

NBN chief executive Bill Morrow has admitted the government needs to do something to protect the organisation from the threat of new competing mobile technologies or face never making a profit for taxpayers. In an interview with Fairfax Media preempting Monday night’s Four Corners report “What’s wrong with the NBN?”, […]
NBN boss Bill Morrow says business needs a bailout or protection to survive
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These are the suburbs getting NBN’s faster fibre-to-the-kerb this year

The National Broadband Network has started rolling out faster fibre-to-the-kerb to select metropolitan areas in all the mainland states, in a world-first deployment of the technology. The NBN started as fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) under Labor, which would have offered homes and businesses the fastest speed possible. The coalition replaced that with […]
These are the suburbs getting NBN’s faster fibre-to-the-kerb this year
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300,000 more houses are getting the NBN’s faster fibre-to-the-kerb

An NBN executive today announced that new fibre-to-the-kerb technology will be rolled out to 1 million premises, up from the previous plan of 700,000. The NBN started as fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) under Labor, which would have offered homes and businesses the fastest speed possible. The Coalition replaced that with fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) […]
300,000 more houses are getting the NBN’s faster fibre-to-the-kerb
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NBN says fibre-to-the-node is not a waste of money so everyone just chill

Two NBN executives have explained why fibre-to-the-node is still being rolled out to many neighbourhoods despite the superior fibre-to-the-kerb starting to take over its plans. The NBN started as fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) under the Labor government, which would have offered the fastest speed possible. The coalition government replaced that with fibre-to-the-node […]
NBN says fibre-to-the-node is not a waste of money so everyone just chill