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NBN Co nears million active connections

The Australian - ‎12 hours ago‎
The quarter has seen the NBN footprint extended to over two million premises. With 166,896 new homes and businesses signed up to the network over the quarter Mr Morrow said that the company was aiming to hit the million active NBN services target ...
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Federal election: Labor's plan for NBN risks blowing budget

The Australian - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The NBN is emerging as one of the key issues of the campaign as the government assures voters it is on track to deliver faster networks while Labor blames Mr Turnbull for devising a policy in 2013 - when he was communications minister - that ...

Is your home NBN-ready now? Check out our NBN guide and see

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
Regardless of what sort of internet user you may be, chances are you've either thought about the future with the NBN or are fast approaching the point when you have to make decisions.

ACCC enters NBN fray

Newcastle Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has indicated it is keen to hear from National Broadband Network (NBN) customers who have fallen victim to internet providers using predatory or misleading sales pitches. In a letter to federal ...

NBN makes the net a breeze says IT guru Jan

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
"I've hardly ever had any problems with it," Mr van Schalkwyk said. He said he bought his new home specifically so he could enjoy fibre-to-premises NBN connection which he said provided speeds superior to fibre-to-node and wireless NBN. "To-the-door is ...
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NBN is running out of money

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 3, 2016‎
"Were it required, additional government financial support for NBN would have implications for the fiscal position, for example by increasing assets and liabilities on the balance sheet and, depending on the nature of support, could have positive or ...
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Only half of the 2 million houses with NBN access are using it

Business Insider Australia - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The NBN Co says it now passes two million premises, with 2,028,504 having access by last week. But despite that achievement, the NBN has just one million active connections. The two million figure has doubled access from 12 months ago and within the ...

Telco coalition calls for govt to write off portion of NBN cost

Computerworld Australia - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Competitive Carriers Coalition has called for a major shakeup of government NBN policy ahead of the federal election. The CCC today released a set of policy proposals and principles for 2016.

MyNetFone says Budget missed chance to fix NBN pricing mess

Delimiter - ‎14 hours ago‎
news MNF Group, the Australian provider of hosted voice and data communications services and parent company of MyNetFone, has said it is “disappointed” that Tuesday's Federal Budget did not write off some of the costs of building the NBN network.

Federal Budget missed opportunity to tackle nbn black hole: MNF Group

ARNnet - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Hosted voice and data communications services company, MNF Group (ASX: MNF), has expressed its disappointment that the Federal Government did not take the opportunity to write off part of the nbn network build cost in the recent federal budget. It ...

Bribie Island residents experience rough transition to NBN

Caboolture News - ‎14 hours ago‎
TWO months after the National Broadband Network was rolled out on Bribie Island, many residents have not been satisfied with the service.

Survey reveals 'data drought' may not be fixed by NBN Sky Muster

ABC Online - ‎May 4, 2016‎
A survey of rural internet users has found the NBN's Sky Muster service will not keep up with the booming demand for data in the bush.

Business to forge ahead with NBN

Armidale Express - ‎21 hours ago‎
“Uralla has fixed NBN wireless on the outskirts of town - they were right on the borderline.” Mr Davies said he would love to see the township of Uralla connected to the higher-speed network, and said it was unfortunate the wireless connection was not ...

Extra staff at Telstra for NBN switch

Whitsunday Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Manager at Telstra in the Whitsunday Plaza, Ryan Langford, said the team had invested in seven additional staff in preparation. "We now have about 22 dedicated staff in total who will help users switch over to NBN," he said, adding "if you want to ...

The age of virtual meetings? NBN execs prefer to fly

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 1, 2016‎
For all the cost-saving potential of the internet age, it seems there's still nothing quite like getting on a plane and travelling there - wherever there is.

NBN hits 2 million premises mark

iT News - ‎13 hours ago‎
NBN last week passed a milestone 2 million premises connected to the network, and will likely surpass 1 million active users within the next three weeks.
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Internet connectivity issues in the Hunter to be resolved: NBN Co.

ABC Online - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
NBN Co. has described problems with the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the New South Wales Hunter region as temporary "teething problems" that will be resolved.

Telstra calls out NBN's $2b to $3b negative impact on earnings

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Telstra's revelation that it is facing a $2 billion to $3 billion recurring hole in its earnings from 2020 is a prime example of a company embracing The Australian Financial Review's theme of growth makers and risk takers.

Emergency call concern in regional Australia once NBN goes live

ABC Local - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A southern New South Wales council has raised concerns about how the National Broadband Network (NBN) will affect making 000 calls.
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Telstra, TPG lead NBN wholesale race

The Australian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Those metrics are likely to change over time as NBN Co gets ready to turn on the fibre to the node side of the network. Another emerging element is NBN Co's satellite service, with the company now offering wholesale broadband service on its Sky Muster ...