Appointing critics of Labor's National Broadband Network (NBN) project to the cost-benefit analysis review will result in the upcoming report stating the Coalition government's policy was correct, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
In a sit-down interview with ZDNet, Australian Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull promised that under a Coalition government, NBN Co will be more transparent and more business-like than it is today.
Content providers are stepping away from the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT)'s pursuit of ISPs over copyright infringement, and are open to ii Net's piracy mediator model, according to ii Net's chief regulatory officer Steve Dalby.
But while it was alive, it was bustling and full of tech. Prysmian Telecom Cables and Systems was awarded a contract of up to 0 million this week to supply fibre-optic cables for the National Broadband Network (NBN).
NBN Co head Mike Quigley visited the company's Dee Why factory after the announcement.
Work is well underway in putting fibre in the ground of the first mainland roll-out sites for the Federal Government's .5 billion National Broadband Network project.
ZDNet Australia took a trip to one of the sites to see how the project was unfolding.
The CSIRO and National ICT Australia in conjunction with the New South Wales Government yesterday launched a new multimillion-dollar broadband research lab in Marsfield designed to develop applications for the National Broadband Network.
Fibre-optic backbone specialist Nextgen Networks has installed over 8000km of its own fibre across Australia, but its current role as prime contractor for the government's 6000km Regional Backbone Blackspots Program (RBBP) has given it a high profile in the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll-out, especially now that the provider has reached its halfway point.
We took a trip down to Ingleburn to Australia's largest media broadcast facility, Media Hub.
ZDNet Australia had a chat with its chief, Andrew Hogg, and dived behind the lines to have a peek at its server-heavy backline.
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is Australia's wholesale, open-access, fibre-to-the-somewhere data network.
Controversial from the moment of its inception, the NBN always manages to generate interesting debate on the future of communications.
The revenue lost from the NBN, and the contracts that can be made with the company rolling it out, is a 'gift of certainty and urgency', former Nokia CEO and now head of Telstra Innovation Stephen Elop has said.