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Sunshine for NBN – but storm clouds ahead

If we take the politics, the disappointment about the second-rate infrastructure, and the wholesale/competition issues out of it, then there is no doubt that NBN Co is now in a good place with the rollout of its multi-technology mix broadband … Continue reading

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Flawed NBN structure undermines competition

Bevan Slattery’s scathing attack on ACCC boss Rod Sims in CommsDay might be a reflection of the attacker’s towering personality but he most certainly has a point. When the government changed the NBN policy from full fibre to mixed technology … Continue reading

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Midsize cities are ready for the government’s multi billion dollar smart city fund

Local councils and the Australian industry are working together in their approach to develop smart cities. For the last couple of years Australian cities and businesses have been looking at the various smart city projects around the world. The country … Continue reading

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Australia bucking the global trend by increasing copper

While the Australian NBN company invested another $40 million in copper cables, the rest of the world is dumping its copper network. Perhaps the NBN company can get some good deals on the 2nd hand copper cable market as that … Continue reading

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Australia back on the fibre track

Perhaps not quite yet, but there certainly is a turn for the better. It all started with the leaked NBN documents. They reveal interesting twists and turns regarding the development of the NBN. First of all, most of the time … Continue reading

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