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Transport, NBN to Drive Engineering Construction Turnaround
Civil
Monday May 2 2016

Transport, NBN to Drive Engineering Construction Turnaround

Beneath the pull-back in oil and gas projects, an underlying turnaround in the engineering construction sector in Australia is set to begin from 2016/17, the latest...

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...

Does the NBN Provide a Better Deal Than TPG?
Business
Wednesday November 26 2014

Does the NBN Provide a Better Deal Than TPG?

According to a leading telecoms analyst, NBN Co and its multiple retail service providers give MDUs a better deal than vertically integrated operators.

New York Replacing Pay Phones with Wi-Fi Pillars
Infrastructure
Thursday November 20 2014

New York Replacing Pay Phones with Wi-Fi Pillars

New York City will soon embark upon one of the biggest public Wi-Fi projects ever undertaken with LinkNYC, an ambitious proposal encompassing all five boroughs of...

Is Splitting Up NBN the Best Option?
Infrastructure
Friday October 17 2014

Is Splitting Up NBN the Best Option?

In the absence of Labor's full FTTP-solution, the break up of the NBN into competing entities could be the best means of expediting the long-term growth...

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...

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...

NBN Construction Stalls
Civil
Friday November 1 2013

NBN Construction Stalls

Work on the National Broadband Network has effectively stalled because of uncertainty over the network’s future as well as a backlog of work caused by Telstra’s...