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Half a million premises will get NBN fibre all the way to the driveway

NBN has announced that about half-a-million premises in Sydney and Melbourne will get fibre all the way to the kerb — for a much closer reach than the old default fibre-to-the-node technology. The company has signed three subcontractors — Downer EDI, Fulton Hogan and ServiceStream — to roll out the […]
Half a million premises will get NBN fibre all the way to the driveway
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Digging for the NBN? Huawei’s CEO says wireless is so much cheaper

TOKYO — Australia is busy rolling fibre out to the streets to build its national broadband network. But the tech company that was shut out of that process reckons there’s a cheaper way to get there. Huawei chief executive Ken Hu, at his company’s Mobile Broadband Forum in Tokyo, said […]
Digging for the NBN? Huawei’s CEO says wireless is so much cheaper
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Malcolm Turnbull’s preferred NBN network now has 1000 customers

The NBN has been building fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) broadband technology across Australia for the past 14 months, and today announced how many customers they had connected. The FTTN is the method touted by former communications minister Malcolm Turnbull as the centrepiece of the Coalition government’s plan to roll out broadband faster […]
Malcolm Turnbull’s preferred NBN network now has 1000 customers