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  • NBN: Is your suburb getting FTTN?

    NBN Co has published details of suburbs set to receive fibre-to-the-node services as part of the company's test deployment of FTTN technology.

  • NBN FTTN's power bill: $89m a year?

    The Coalition government's decision to switch the fixed line element of the National Broadband Network from being primarily fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) to a mix of technologies, notably fibre-to-the-node for brownfields premises, has not been without its critics.

  • Hot copper: Bell Labs attains 10Gbps broadband speeds

    Bell Labs, the research arm of networking company Alcatel-Lucent, has achieved broadband speeds of 10 gigabits per second over copper phone lines, setting a new record. The test demonstrates how existing copper networks can be used to deliver 1Gbps symmetrical broadband, according to Alcatel-Lucent.

  • Expanded FTTN trial will shape NBN's future

    An agreement between Telstra and NBN Co for a 1000-node deployment of fibre-to-the-node technology will "deliver valuable insights into how to build a sustainable and consistent program of work that allows the industry to ramp up and deploy the FTTN element of the NBN at scale," according to NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow.

  • Turnbull's NBN could 'cost the same' in the long-run

    Shadow communications minister Malcolm Turnbull said at a doorstop interview today that a fibre to the node (FTTN) policy for the National Broadband Network (NBN) could possibly end up costing around the same as the current fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) policy.

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