NBN Co has reached an agreement with TransACT/iiNet for the purchase of their TransACT-branded fibre-to-the-premises network in the ACT and access to other infrastructure.
Superfast broadband now passes 1300 homes and businesses in Blacktown with a further 9300 premises in the area to come online over the coming months, including premises in Lalor Park.
The company building the National Broadband Network today unveiled the names of the communities across Australia that are next in line to receive high-speed fibre optic broadband.
The NSW Central Coast is the latest location to switch on to superfast broadband and civic leaders are already looking to the National Broadband Network to increase the prospects for teleworking in the region.
NBN Co today installed the first local fibre optic cable in Prospect as part of the widespread rollout of the National Broadband Network in Adelaide.
NBN Co executives today appeared before the Joint Committee on the National Broadband Network to provide the latest information on the progress of the rollout.
Australia will become a Gigabit Nation before the end of the year when NBN Co releases a broadband product that delivers wholesale upload and download speeds that far exceed those available to households today.
ISGM to connect units in the Northern Territory and Queensland. NBN Co has signed a contract worth up to $17.9 million with ISG Management Pty Ltd (ISGM) to undertake the detailed work of connecting flats and units to the National Broadband Network in the Northern Territory and Queensland.
Sprinting legend Michael Johnson today connected with the world’s newest superfast athletics champion over the superfast National Broadband Network.
The NSW South Coast town of Kiama and the South Australian town of Willunga have entered the record books as the first locations in Australia where more than 50% of eligible homes and businesses have elected to use the National Broadband Network.
Clarity provided on the remaining issues for refinement. NBN Co welcomes today’s draft decision by the ACCC on NBN Co’s Special Access Undertaking (SAU) as it sets out a clear path towards a final SAU, providing certainty for industry and NBN Co.
NBN Co today announced the fixed wireless rollout in the Northern Territory is complete and homes and businesses across eight areas can now sign up and connect to high-speed broadband.
NBN Co has awarded a contract to Transfield Services to roll out fibre optic broadband in Sydney metropolitan and suburban areas.
Following an NBN Co board meeting today, the company’s Chief Executive Officer Mike Quigley, welcomed the appointment of Ms Siobhan McKenna as Chairman.
Following a board meeting today, NBN Co has revised down its forecast for the rollout of fibre optic cable to reflect a delay of about three months.
NBN Co has awarded a contract to Visionstream, a subsidiary of Leighton Holdings Limited, to roll out fibre optic broadband in Victoria, Queensland and southern NSW.
NBN Co has signed a contract worth up to $27.7 million with Daly International Pty Ltd to undertake the detailed work of connecting flats and units to the National Broadband Network in Western Australia, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
Rockets to propel satellites into orbit in 2015, helping to bring high speed broadband to outback Australia. Australians in rural and remote areas are a step closer to receiving high-speed broadband with the announcement that Arianespace, the European satellite launch company, has been selected to propel Australia’s National Broadband Network satellites into space.
The company building Australia’s National Broadband Network, NBN Co, today unveiled the local government areas where planning proposals will be lodged to deliver high-speed fixed wireless broadband.
Local business owner urges people to sign up to superfast broadband. The local Bacchus Marsh community and civic leaders today joined forces to formally mark the connection of the town to the National Broadband Network and endorse the benefits superfast broadband will bring to the Moorabool Shire.
NBN Co Chief Executive Mike Quigley says Australia’s national daily business newspaper has misconstrued the National Broadband Network’s financial forecasts and wrongly reported that NBN Co would not recover its costs by 2040.
Broncos stars host first NBN-enabled rugby league coaching clinic in Australia’s newest fibre broadband location. The National Broadband Network has today been switched on in metropolitan Brisbane with Broncos winger Jharal Yow Yeh and legend of the game Mick Hancock giving local children a glimpse of the benefits that superfast broadband can bring communities in Queensland and across Australia.
NBN Co has awarded a contract to Downer EDI Engineering Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Downer EDI Limited, to provide additional construction capacity for the rollout of the NBN in northern NSW.
NBN Co has dismissed claims about the high cost of coffee on the company’s premises. A single cup of coffee at NBN Co works out at around eight and a half cents per cup per working day per person.
NBN opens arts opportunities for the one in three Australians who live in regional, rural and remote parts of the country, says Opera Australia. Coffs Harbour today became the first city in the NSW Mid North Coast to switch on to the National Broadband Network.
Cricketing legend Brett Lee conducts world’s first coaching clinic over the superfast network. The National Broadband Network was today formally switched on in the Tasmanian capital.
The company building Australia's National Broadband Network, NBN Co, has begun outlining plans to provide some smaller communities and rural residents in parts of the Northern Rivers with facilities dedicated to delivering high-speed, fixed-wireless broadband services.
• NBN Co doubles wholesale internet speeds for rural and remote Australians • New 25 Mbps speed tier to be available for fixed-wireless and satellite networks to help end tyranny of distance • NBN Fixed-Wireless customers to benefit from as early as June
Students who used to hand in C-grade work are now producing A-grade work -Janelle Reimann, Principal of Willunga High School. The National Broadband Network (NBN) is a powerful tool capable of lighting up young minds and improving educational outcomes for children, according to teachers participating in a landmark study into Australia's first NBN-enabled schools.
Superfast broadband connects ACT kids to the future of learning in link-up with Japan. The National Broadband Network has been formally switched on in the nation's capital.
Civic leaders in Toowoomba today joined forces to formally mark the connection of parts of the city to the National Broadband Network's fibre optic cable and praise the benefits superfast broadband will bring to the Darling Downs.
The number of homes and businesses using the National Broadband Network increased from 13,600 in June 2012 to 34,500 at the end of December 2012, according to year-end figures released today by NBN Co.
Ten new locations see construction commence. The rollout of the National Broadband Network continues to gather pace with the release today of further detailed maps showing where construction has commenced or completed covering approximately 98,800 additional homes and businesses.
NBN Co today installed the first fibre optic cable in Penrith as part of the widespread rollout of the National Broadband Network.
The company building Australia's National Broadband Network, NBN Co, today unveiled the local government areas where planning proposals will be lodged to deliver high-speed fixed wireless broadband.
NBN Co today installed the first fibre optic cable in the Sydney metropolitan area. The fibre being laid in Blacktown is part of the widespread rollout of the National Broadband Network.
NBN Co slightly exceeded its target to have construction commenced or completed in areas covering 758,000 premises before the end of 2012. The total number of premises in areas where construction had commenced or completed was 784,592 by year end.
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