NBN Co chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has warned that if TPG and other telcos are able to roll out competing fibre infrastructure to the NBN, it will have a “severe impact” on the economics of the project.
M2, iinet, Optus and Telstra have signed up to participate in an NBN Co pilot of fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) technology in Melbourne.
Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull has commissioned an audit into the processes that led to Labor's development of its NBN policy. The review is being described by some as a 'witch hunt' aimed at embarrassing Labor.
Huawei has named James Zhao as the new CEO of Huawei Australia.
The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union has accused the Coalition of wasting time and money with a planned trial of using overhead electricity infrastructure for the NBN rollout in Tasmania.
NBN Co has taken the first steps towards transitioning to a multitechnology model for the NBN, including preparing for trials of FTTB and FTTN technologies.
NBN Co's head of construction, Richard Thorpe, is leaving the organisation. Thorpe will be the third construction head to leave the company in three years.
Researchers from Alcatel-Lucent and BT claim to have achieved transfer speeds of up to 1.4 Tbps across existing core fibre. With a spectral efficiency of 5.7 bits per second per Hertz, the researchers believe this is the fastest speed ever achieved in commercial-grade hardware in a real-world environment.
ICANN has approved Monash University to operate the new .monash top-level domain, with the first two .monash sites due to come online in the near future.
Brocade's new distinguished engineer, Benson Schliesser, will help shape the company's future software defined networking and network functions virtualisation strategies.
Southern Cross Cable Network has commissioned an upgrade that will add 500 Gbps of capacity to each of the two SXC subsea cables.
Bill Morrow, the CEO of Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA), will reportedly be announced as the new CEO of NBN Co today.
After selling off AAPT's consumer division in 2010, Telecom NZ has found a buyer for the telco's remaining wholesale and corporate business.
Industry and government must invest in capability building if Australian businesses and individuals are to fully reap the benefits of next-gen broadband, a new report urges.
Mike Quigley has defended the decisions made by NBN Co during his time at the organisation and highlighted "deliberate efforts to impede the progress of the NBN" in a speech at a TelSoc event this week.