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NBN Co ready to launch second satellite

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
NBN Co's second custom-built satellite is on track to launch in mid-October, making remote Australia the first area to have a completed NBN service. However, the new satellite service also raises the problem of what to do with tens of thousands of ...

Lightning Broadband offers Australians crazy high-speed internet without NBN

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
As millions of Australian homes wait for the NBN to reach their door, Lightning Broadband is deploying a wireless network promising fibre-like download speeds to suburban users.
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ACCC calls for feedback on proposed NBN changes - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published a consultation paper on Wednesday inviting submissions on NBN Co's proposed variation to the governing document. The SAU agreement is a key part of the regulatory framework ...

New England voters teased with NBN before election

Crikey (registration) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
One of Windsor's major campaign points was the NBN and internet access to those in the bush. BuzzFeed even asked locals to attempt to download a video to demonstrate just how unreliable connections in the area are.

ACCC approves Telstra's variation to NBN Migration Plan

Delimiter - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“The changes to the Migration Plan offer further safeguards for telecommunications customers so they can maintain access to the services they value during migration to the NBN, provided they have submitted their NBN order in time,” said ACCC Chairman ...
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NBN Co signs billion-dollar HFC build deal

iT News - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
NBN Co has signed a signed a billion-dollar, four-year contract with a consortium of six partners for construction work in the Telstra hybrid-fibre coaxial (HFC) footprint.
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This is amaysim's plan to dip into the lucrative NBN market

Business Insider Australia - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Mobile sim card company amaysim is buying broaband group AusBBS so it can get in on the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN). The company has agreed to pay between $4 million and $5.4 million for Australian Broadband Services (AusBBS) ...
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NBN commits to fibre-to-node rollout on Tasmania's west coast

ABC Online - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The Federal Government is standing by its election promise for a fibre-to-the-node rollout on Tasmania's west coast, the National Broadband Network (NBN) says. The Government promised to spend $18.5 million connecting premises in Queenstown, ...
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Telstra's dominance of broadband is increasing on the NBN

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Telstra is taking its domination of the retail fixed line broadband market in Australia to a new level with the roll out of the national broadband network.
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Concern that NBN monopoly could hamper future upgrade to superior broadband connection - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
“An issue here could be that the Australian government has a monopoly on the NBN and so market pressures to upgrade to FTTH might not exist, or might be hampered in our country,” he wrote.

Malcolm Turnbull Claims He's 'Turned Around' An 'Utterly Failed' NBN

Huffington Post Australia - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Turnbull told Leigh Sales he was not 'unfamiliar' with delivering infrastructure projects, citing the NBN as a project he turned around in his role as Communications Minister.

Lulled into false view of the NBN

Courier Mail - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
She has a gorgeous voice, full of warmth and sunshine and sounding like honey pouring over crumpets - although I do detect a slight accent.
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Broadband rollout on track and up to speed

The Mercury - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The project is on track and on budget because of Malcolm Turnbull's turnaround of the company delivering the NBN. Before he was Prime Minister, when responsible for the NBN, Mr Turnbull brought order where Labor had left chaos. A new board and a ...
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ELECTION LIVE: Turnbull writes to GG2:01 - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
NBN DISAPPOINTMENT. When Bill Shorten asked viewers of's Facebook Live debate to hit “like” if they wanted fibre to the premises (FTTP), there was a resounding thumbs-up.
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getting fttb fibre to the basement nbn

CHOICE - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Living in an apartment building a few kilometres outside of Sydney's CBD, I often wondered when I'd get the NBN (national broadband network).

NBN Sky Muster starts at Tailem Bend

The Murray Valley Standard - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Long-awaited upgrade: NBN Co's Laura Murphy and Tim Saul, Regional Development Australia's Darryl Webb and Grain Growers' David Evans check out the Sky Muster service.

Federal Court finds nbn cable manufacturer guilty of cartel conduct

ARNnet - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Federal Court has found Italian corporation, Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi S.R.L (Prysmian) involved in cartel conduct in relation to the supply of high voltage land cables for Snowy Hydro Limited.

Lendlease scores new NBN infrastructure contract

iTWire - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Under the contract, Lendlease will work with NBN CO on network upgrades and remediation to the NBN in the two regions, including new lead-ins to premises, in-building cabling and infill in nominated areas on the hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) network.

NBN should adopt live net promoter score: Macquarie Telecom

ZDNet - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The National Broadband Network (NBN) company should report its live net promoter score (NPS) real-time customer experience measurement in order to make customer service more central to its provision of wholesale broadband services, Macquarie ...

Australia's NBN is running on solar power

Electronics News - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The installation of 1.75MW of solar capacity across the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been completed. Queensland company Solgen Energy was commissioned by the government-owned NBN Co to reduce the environmental impact of the upgrade ...