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  • Organisations should prepare for the NBN now: Gartner

    Enterprise network users must evaluate their attitudes, relationships and approaches to sourcing networking services in Australia, because of the radical NBN-fuelled changes emerging in the telecommunications environment.

  • NBN Co picks CIO and government relations officer

    The company responsible for rolling out the National Broadband Network has appointed two new senior staff. NBN Co announced former British Telecom employee and current AAPT consultant, Claire Rawlins, will take on the role of chief information officer (CIO), while the Queensland premier's chief of staff, Mike Kaiser, will become principal for government relations and external affairs.

  • Smart Grid cash up for grabs

    The Federal Government is calling on the energy industry to [[|submit bids]] for the $100 million smart grid. The ‘Smart Grid, Smart City' initiative will oversee the deployment of Australia’s first commercial-scale smart grid, touted as having the potential to cut the price of household energy bills and reduce carbon.

  • Telstra: NBN good, separation bad

    Telstra has used its appearance at the Senate Standing Committee on telecommunications legislation amendments to reiterate its support for the NBN, and its opposition to the Federal Government’s structural separation bill.

  • NBN Co appoints two more executives

    NBN Co Limited, the company established to deliver the National Broadband Network (NBN) has announced two more members to its executive team.

  • NBN: Australia’s $43 billion iPhone

    The National Broadband Network will provide an iPhone-like boom in online applications and services when complete, Federal Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, has said.

  • Draft NBN architecture documents expected early next month

    Australian communications industry body, The Communications Alliance, will publish a draft set of national broadband network (NBN) architecture documents next month with information on the various network elements and functions in the fibre-to-the-premises and the wireless and satellite scenarios.

  • Conroy: Telstra must separate (updated)

    The Australian Government wants Telstra to structurally separate and if the telco giant won't do so voluntarily the Rudd administration will use regulation to achieve the goal.

  • NBN 'Reckless': Minchin

    Shadow minister for Communications Senator Nick Minchin has pointed to the findings of two studies as evidence of the “expose the recklessness” of the Rudd Government’s $43 billion National Broadband Network.