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  • What happens to the NBN after 2020?

    The rollout of the National Broadband Network is expected to be completed in 2020, with NBN working towards its government-mandated target of having 25 megabits per second (Mbps) broadband available to all Australian premises, and 50Mbps available to at least 90 per cent of premises connected with fixed-line technologies. A new Nokia-commissioned report from analyst firm Ovum asks: What happens next?

  • TPG plans discussions with ACCC over FTTN, FTTB NBN speeds

    A spokesperson for TPG — whose subsidiaries include iiNet and Internet — says the company has taken note of the recent undertaking made by Telstra to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to compensate tens of thousands of customers with NBN connections.

  • NBN speeds: Dodo and iPrimus may compensate customers

    Vocus says it has been reviewing its NBN services since the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission issued guidance on retail service providers’ marketing of broadband speeds on the National Broadband Network.

  • NBN details 1Gbps service for businesses

    ​NBN has detailed its plans to launch a wholesale 1 gigabit per second (Gpbs) symmetrical enterprise Ethernet product, with an industry trial expected to begin this month.

  • ACCC questions NBN cost recovery arrangements

    A draft report on the state of Australian’s communications market calls for the government to consider a number of radical changes to the policy settings governing the rollout of the National Broadband Network.

  • NBN narrows in on pricing changes

    NBN has assessed a range of options for changes to its pricing, some of which represent a significant departure from its current model. The company’s CEO, Bill Morrow, has said he expects to make an announcement about a product incorporating a new pricing structure before the end of the year.

  • NBN to launch gigabit copper tech for FTTB, FTTC

    NBN will launch services in 2018, potentially offering speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second over a range of connections that rely on copper wiring for the connection to an end user’s premises.

  • NBN CEO issues profit warning

    NBN may be unable to deliver a profit unless it is protected from the threat of wireless broadband, CEO Bill Morrow has said.

  • NBN complaints grow by 159 per cent

    In the 12 months from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017, complaints about services delivered over the National Broadband Network grew by 159.3 per cent compared to the previous 12 months, new figures released by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) reveal.

  • NBN outlines efforts to boost customer experience

    NBN says it is working to revamp its communications processes to ensure that retail service providers (RSPs) that sell services over the National Broadband Network are kept in the loop when it comes to network outages and similar incidents that can affect end users.

  • Where next for the NBN?

    ITPA Australia’s Robert Hudson gives his view on the 23 recommendations outlined in by parliament’s NBN committee in its latest report