NBN Co must pay TPG, Canberra VDSL2 users for disconnection notice bungle – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

NBN Co must compensate TPG and a subset of customers of TransACT’s VDSL2 network in Canberra that it mistakenly told would be disconnected from the internet if they did not switch to NBN. The network builder made a court-enforceable undertaking [pdf] to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after sending over 20,000 households connected […]

Aussie Broadband signs 2300 users to cheaper gigabit NBN plans – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

Aussie Broadband has signed up almost 2300 customers to NBN Co’s new gigabit plans since they launched at the end of last week, providing the first indication of demand for the services. NBN Co launched new pricing for its up to 1000/50 Mbps residential service on Friday last week. The services can be used across […]

NBN should consider buying fibre networks from Telstra, Labor says | Technology – Blog

The government-owned Tempemail Broadband Network should consider buying fibre networks from Telstra and other fibre operators across Australia covering up to 300,000 homes, Labor has said. Last month, NBN Co announced it had managed to raise an extra $4.1bn in private debt facility, pushing the total debt to be taken on by the company to […]

NBN Co limits gigabit services to just 7 percent of HFC footprint – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

NBN Co has revealed it won’t offer 250 Mbps and up to gigabit speeds to its entire HFC footprint, constraining availability of the new high-speed plans to a subset of HFC users for at least a year. The limitations were disclosed as the network builder finally launched the 100/20 Mbps, 250/25 Mbps and up to […]

Aussie Broadband to let business customers self-serve NBN, value-adds – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

Aussie Broadband is hoping a new self-service platform called Carbon will help differentiate it in the business market by enabling customers (and managed services partners) to provision NBN internet and value-adds like phone systems quickly and from one place. Carbon is an “elastic interconnect platform” that was built entirely in-house by Aussie Broadband’s development team. […]

NBN Co quotes at least 1200 customers on a switch to full fibre – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

NBN Co has seen a 360 percent rise in the number of quotes to customers wanting to pay their own way to full fibre over the past three years. The network builder provided a rare – albeit incomplete – look at the number of customers that pursue a user-pays upgrade to fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) under its […]

NBN Co faces fresh pressure not to fully unwind free bandwidth boost – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

NBN Co is under renewed pressure to maintain some of the free bandwidth boost it has offered during the coronavirus lockdown period after its own research indicated that elevated demand for internet could extend beyond July. Figures released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) today showed the aggregate impact of the temporary capacity […]

Aussie Broadband to offer ‘best effort’ gigabit NBN plans for $149 – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

Aussie Broadband is set to launch up to gigabit speed residential NBN plans at the end of this week, priced at $149 a month. The retail service provider (RSP) is moving into the market after NBN Co unveiled plans late last year to introduce a more affordable “up to” gigabit tier with a heavily asymmetric […]

Telstra CEO wants NBN upgrade paths reflected in govt policy – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog

Telstra CEO Andy Penn wants a “long term” strategy for Australian telecommunications to be developed with government, spelling out upgrade paths for the NBN and removing barriers to 5G and edge compute deployments. Penn laid out a broad policy wishlist on Monday, in which he sought to use the restart from COVID-related lockdowns as a […]