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
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
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
Almost 45,000 more homes and businesses across Australia are set to get fast broadband under the NBN rollout.
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
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
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
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
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to take marginal seats out of the equation during the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Labor Pledges to Improve Broadband Network
A Labor federal government would help more older Australians and low-income households connect to the National Broadband Network, the opposition has pledged.
Connect Homes to NBN Via Our 5G: Optus
Optus wants a bigger say in how the NBN is rolled out, arguing some homes should be connected via its own 5G network.
Federal Labor Open to NBN Write-Down
The federal opposition could be open to writing down the value of the national broadband network to help make internet more affordable.