NBN; NBN Co

  • See what an NBN fibre installation really looks like

    NBN Co, the company in charge of rolling out the government’s multi-billion dollar National Broadband Network has just published a new gallery of photos. The photos showcase what a typical fibre installation involves, including the external connection of the cable from the pit, to the house along with the...
  • NBN rollout locations 2012 revealed! Are you getting it ?

    Today was a big day for the progress of the National Broadband Network in Australia. The government announced the cities, towns and suburbs that will at least have construction started in the next 12 months. This rollout plan includes 28 new locations that will bring the NBN to almost...
  • NBNCo: “We were not hacked, compromised or affected.”

    Well well well, it seems our good old traditional media are running a story with some pretty badly reported facts. With visuals of police forces raiding a house with guns blazing its all very dramatic. If you take two big headline topics NBN and Hacking, and combine them in...
  • Finally a geek gets the NBN, turns out its awesome

    While that National Broadband Network has begun its rollout in small pockets of Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales, it has now reached South Australia and we finally get a detailed write-up from a user. This week Internode switched on their first customer in Willunga, 1 hour south of...
  • Telstra (and Optus) deal done, NBN continues march to your place

    Image credit: rpongsaj Today was a very important day for the NBN Co and the National Broadband Network. This morning Senator Stephen Conroy along with Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an 11 Billion dollar deal with Telstra had been reached. The details of the agreement are extensive, but the...
  • This is why we need a FTTH NBN [Video]

    There has been a lot of debate around why we need a FTTH NBN in Australia. While some of us visionaries are able to imagine a future that requires insane bandwidth, others can not. Those people should be directed to the video below. Released by NBN Co, it demonstrates...
  • NBN rollout modified: Country 1, City 0

    Now the election has finally been decided, Labor can now proceed with their fibre-to-the-home national broadband rollout. NBN Co, the company in charge of the NBN rollout, has to modify their rollout plans due to Labor’s negotiations with the country-based independents. The modified rollout plans will focus on connecting...
  • What would you use 1Gbps NBN for ?

    There’s no doubting it’s election time with the ALP and the Coalition battling it out for votes. I’m happy the last couple of days has focused on a critical issue for Australia’s future – internet infrastructure or the NBN. This is the single biggest election issue that affects me...
  • Melbourne gets NBN HQ, 4 stories, 425 staff

    Just announced by Steve Conroy and Victorian Premiere Jon Brumby, the NBN Co head quarters will be located at 1110 LaTrobe Street, Melbourne. This is a big win for Victoria as strong competition was presented by Sydney and other areas of Australia to host the HQ. The facility which...
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