TelSoc news items

FttDP now slated for 1 million premises on NBN
The fibre to the distribution point (FttDP) footprint of the National Broadband Network is being extended to cover 1 million premises ? up from 700,000 premises previously announced by NBN Co.

Announcing TelSoc's new webpage devoted to articles on Australia's national broadband network: the history, new critiques of the status quo, and visions for a better future.

Tucker: Australia locked out of world class broadband

Tucker: Australia locked out of world class broadband

ACCC to monitor fixed-line NBN speeds
The Australian Government has announced a programme to provide consumers more information about the speeds they can expect when using fixed-line broadband connections on the national broadband network.

Telstra, Google join consortium to build Asia Pacific subsea cable system
A consortium of major tech players, including Telstra and Google, has joined forces to build a new international subsea cable system under an agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN).

NBN Co hiding poor technology from users, says expert

Exclusive: Quigley blames Turnbull for NBN mess
The man who led NBN Co from day one until he quit in July 2013 following a change of government lays the blame for the present mess largely at the feet of one man: the current Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

NBN attracts new fixed broadband users, leads to ISP churn
The rollout of the national broadband network is convincing Australians to take up fixed broadband Internet connections for the first time and persuading others, who are already users, to switch providers.

Optus Satellite wins inflight wi-fi deal with Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia has announced that inflight connectivity provider Gogo and Optus Satellite have got the nod to provide inflight wi-fi on the airline?s domestic and international services.


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