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Lax Safety Standards Could Kill NBN Workers
Civil
Monday May 29 2017

Lax Safety Standards Could Kill NBN Workers

Substandard safety practices could result in deaths on Australia’s largest civil construction project, a whilstleblower has claimed.

‘Trust us’ Says NBN Boss
Infrastructure
Monday February 8 2016

‘Trust us’ Says NBN Boss

The boss of the highly criticised NBN rollout has asked for trust as he vows to have 8 million homes and businesses connected to high speed...

NBN Gets New Contract Model
Business
Tuesday June 16 2015

NBN Gets New Contract Model

More intensive competition between construction contractors is expected after the body responsible for managing the rollout of the National Broadband Network has announced a fundamental shift...

NBN Rollout Continues
Buildings
Monday June 16 2014

NBN Rollout Continues

Almost 45,000 more homes and businesses across Australia are set to get fast broadband under the NBN rollout.

NBN Starts High Rise Trials
Buildings
Wednesday March 12 2014

NBN Starts High Rise Trials

Trials have begun in eight high rise Melbourne buildings of fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) technology that runs fibre optic cable to the basement, then uses existing copper telephone...

Macquarie Vies with Google for US Broadband Market
Infrastructure
Wednesday February 19 2014

Macquarie Vies with Google for US Broadband Market

While Australian Internet advocates fret over the implications of a copper-based NBN, the nation’s biggest investment bank is making a bold inroad into the US broadband...

NBN Co to Trial New Way for Faster Rollout
Civil
Wednesday November 20 2013

NBN Co to Trial New Way for Faster Rollout

Telecommunications boxes in large commercial and multi-residential buildings have become the focal point of trials aimed at finding ways to speed up the rollout of the...

Electricians Union Backs Above Ground Deployment for NBN
Civil
Wednesday November 13 2013

Electricians Union Backs Above Ground Deployment for NBN

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has backed a proposal to develop Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) via the installation of cables on existing power poles instead...

Turnbull Coy on NBN Asbestos Legal Claims
Civil
Sunday November 3 2013

Turnbull Coy on NBN Asbestos Legal Claims

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to take marginal seats out of the equation during the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN).