After more than 50 years of service in the telecommunications industry in Australia and Canada, Doug Campbell has advised that he will be leaving the NBN team for personal reasons and retiring at the end of the year.
NBN Co Information Paper regarding 'Access Seeker Accreditation' for the fibre network. The purpose of this Information Paper is to help Access Seekers understand how they can become NBN Co customers. The Information Paper outlines NBN Co's accreditation and network testing program and provides information on the details of NBN Co's product and operational road map. This will ensure that Access Seekers can make an informed decision on when and how to become an NBN Co Access Seeker.
Equipment provider selected for NBN Co data centres
16 November 2010
NBN Co, the company set up by the Federal Government to design, build and operate Australia's wholesale-only, high-speed broadband network, today announced it had contracted Cisco to provide its data centre equipment.
Data Centre selected to host NBN Co software systems
12 November 2010
NBN Co the company set up by the Federal Government to design, build and operate Australia's wholesale-only, high-speed broadband network, today announced it had contracted Global Switch, a leading international wholesale data centre owner and operator, to host its primary data centre.
NBN Co, the company formed to design, build and operate a high-speed national broadband network, has today delivered its Corporate Plan to its shareholder ministers. Submission of a Corporate Plan is an obligation as a Government Business Enterprise.
Nokia Siemens Networks selected for optical transmission equipment
28 October 2010
NBN Co, the company set up to design, build and operate Australia's national wholesale-only, high-speed broadband network, today announced it has awarded a contract to Nokia Siemens Networks to supply optical transmission equipment for the new fibre network.
Brunswick residents encouraged to sign up to be ready for high speed broadband
21 October 2010
NBN Co Limited today encouraged residents and businesses within the Brunswick First Release Site to sign up and prepare their properties for high speed broadband as construction of the National Broadband Network starts in the area.
Consultation on number and location of NBN points of interconnect
21 October 2010
The ACCC today released a discussion paper on the number and location of initial points of interconnect (POIs) where NBN Co's network will handover traffic to the networks of wholesale and retail service providers.
Residents in First Release Sites given extra time to sign up for high speed broadband
14 September 2010
NBN Co Limited today extended the deadline for residents and businesses within the First Release Sites to sign up and prepare their properties for high speed broadband, as construction continues in the Townsville, Willunga, Kiama and Armidale areas.
Brunswick NBN construction contract signed with Telstra
12 August 2010
NBN Co Limited, the company responsible for the delivery and operation of the national broadband network, today announced it had signed a contract with Telstra to construct the passive optical fibre network in Brunswick, Victoria.
Armidale and Townsville residents urged to sign up for high speed broadband
03 August 2010
NBN Co Limited today urged residents and businesses within the Armidale and Townsville First Release Sites to sign up and prepare their properties for high speed broadband as construction of the National Broadband Network starts in their area.
Willunga and Kiama residents urged to sign up for high speed broadband
26 July 2010
NBN Co Limited today urged residents and businesses within the Willunga and Kiama First Release Sites to sign up and prepare their properties for high speed broadband as construction of the National Broadband Network starts.
NBN Co, the company established to design, build and operate the national broadband network, today announced 19 locations for the next stage of its rollout on the mainland. These second release sites comprise 14 new locations and five sites adjacent to existing first release sites.
NBN Co announces location of National Operations and Test Facility
02 July 2010
Melbourne will be the site of the National Operations and Test Facility for NBN Co Ltd. From this facility NBN Co will monitor and manage the national network and allow telecommunications companies using the network to test their services before rollout.
NBN Co, the company established to design, build and operate Australia's national broadband network, today announced it has selected the initial strategic supplier for the Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) and Ethernet Aggregation equipment needed to operate the fibre access network.
NBN Co today said it had reached a Financial Heads of Agreement with Telstra that would provide access to Telstra facilities and the progressive migration of Telstra traffic onto the National Broadband Network, subject to regulatory approval.
NBN Co Network and Operations Information Session Perth - 15 April 2010
06 April 2010
NBN Co is hosting a Network and Operations Information Session in Perth on Thursday 15th April 2010. The aim of this Information Session is to set out the scope and purpose of the industry technical and operational development and outline how the industry will be involved.
NBN Co today announced it has selected three leading technology organisations to deliver and operate critical software support for its core business functions. NBN Co has selected IBM, Oracle and Accenture following an extensive evaluation process and review.
Request for Capability Statement issued for Design and Construction
29 March 2010
NBN Co today announced it is seeking suitably qualified companies, joint ventures or consortia to provide design and construction services for the progressive rollout of the Fibre Access Network to 90% of Australian premises.
NBN Co has now released its response to those submissions and thanks all those who have contributed, noting that key elements of its design and wholesale product offer for the proposed National Broadband Network have received significant industry support.
NBN Co Network and Operations Information Sessions
12 March 2010
NBN Co Network and Operations Information Sessions NBN Co is pleased to invite you to participate in the NBN Co Network & Operations Information Sessions, to be held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide in March and April 2010.
"NBN Co announces ""first release"" sites for high-speed network"
02 March 2010
NBN Co Limited is rolling out the high-speed broadband fibre-to-the-premise (FTTP) network to five "first release" sites on mainland Australia as part of live trials of its network design and construction methods. The first-release site represent the diversity of situations NBN Co will encounter across Australia in the volume rollout, so sites have been selected that allow us to test different construction techniques.
Request for Capability Statement: Satellite Services
19 January 2010
NBN Co Limited, the company established to deliver the National Broadband Network, today extended an invitation for Capability Statements from experienced Satellite Network operators and equipment providers capable of supporting the delivery of NBN Co's satellite service requirements.
NBN Co Limited, the company established to deliver the National Broadband Network, said it has received many high quality responses to its Request for Capability Statements for the supply of fibre-to-the-premises-related equipment and services.