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Mumbo-jumbo accounting clouds NBN rollout cost

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What's the point of telling Australians how much it would cost per premises to rollout a full-fibre NBN without providing the equivalent cost for HFC and Fibre-to-the-Node? And where did the operations, maintenance and upgrade costs go?

Locked into a second-rate NBN

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While all other developed economies are now increasing their fibre-to-the-premises (FttP) rollouts, the Coalition government has basically put a stop to any brownfield FttP rollouts in Australia.

NBN will suffer under telcos' lack of vision

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The telecommunications industry has demonstrated an astounding lack of strategic vision for decades now, and the NBN is no exception.

NBN Co revenues triple as rollout accelerates

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Government-owned NBN Co says revenues rise, losses increase as rollout accelerates.

NBN review sinks hopes of cheaper ‘Rolls Royce’ model

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New NBN Co review means number of homes receiving full fibre connection unlikely to increase.

NBN Co brings its rollout up to speed

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By committing to a significant upgrade of its HFC networks, NBN Co has moved a step closer to achieving Turnbull's vision of a multi-technology national broadband network.

NBN Co to turbocharge HFC networks

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US-based ARRIS Group picked to bring the cable networks, bought from Telstra and Optus, up to speed.

Telstra sticks to the script with Penn

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Telstra’s incoming boss Andrew Penn has reiterated that there will be no substantial change in direction for the telco after the departure of current CEO David Thodey in May.

TPG back on its fibre horse

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Malcolm Turnbull’s attempt to slow TPG Telecom’s FTTB rollout evidently couldn’t keep the telco down for too long,

iiNet unimpressed with NBN rollout

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Malcolm Turnbull’s multi-technology mix NBN isn’t being deployed fast enough for the Perth telco.

TPG revives FTTB plan

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Telco relists a single FTTB + home phone bundle for $70 a month for new customers.

NBN: The good, the bad and the downright unfair

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To get a better understanding of what we will receive after spending a large part of $43 billion on what's ultimately a minor upgrade to existing infrastructure, we need to investigate NBN Co’s product technical specifications.

Thodey delivers for Telstra shareholders

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Underlying Telstra's incremental growth is a delicately executed strategy by David Thodey to balance his ambitions for a post-NBN Telstra with the immediate demands of shareholders.

Telstra half year profit tipped to cross $2b mark

by AAP
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Australia's number one telco set to reveal a $4 billion-plus cash pile, a massive war chest that presents chief executive David Thodey a dilemma.

NBN Co satellites set to accelerate rural broadband

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NBN Co's satellite ambitions one step closer to reality with work now complete on all ten of the satellite ground stations,

Hills scores fixed wireless NBN extension

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Iconic Australian company signs four year contract extension with Ericsson and NBN Co.

Broadband bandaid: The long-term viability of NBN in the bush

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The idea of a transparent levy for broadband to the bush is a sensible move by the Coalition but it all comes down to execution.

NBN and the 'Minister of Lost Opportunities'

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Malcolm Turnbull's multi-technology mix NBN is likely to leave us stuck with a national infrastructure monopoly that lacks any mandate, funding or plans to upgrade.

The TPG tangle could get messy for Turnbull

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The Coalition's bid to prop up NBN Co's viability has the telcos in a tizz but it doesn't stop TPG Telecom from benefitting from the chaos.

Telstra's NBN migration plan gets the green light

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Telco given all clear by the Coalition government to lodge its revised migration plan with the ACCC.

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