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NBN Co faces ACCC challenge to set prices

With particular focus on finding affordable options. NBN Co is facing a formal challenge to its ability to set its own wholesale prices with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) opening a new inquiry with a particular focus on entry-level pricing. The move is a fresh blow for NBN Co, which now faces both …


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Telstra chair savages NBN as unfair monopoly sending retailers broke

By business reporter Stephen Letts Updated 15 Oct 2019, 5:00pm PHOTO: John Mullen says while the NBN has been a huge waste of resources and drain on taxpayers, the company must share the blame. (AAP: James Ross Telstra chair John Mullen has savaged the NBN as a massively expensive waste of resources that has entrenched a slow, state-owned monopoly, …


NBN Co given formal warning

9 October 2019 NBN Co has been given a formal warning by the ACCC for discriminating between retail service providers (RSPs) for the supply of upgraded NBN infrastructure to business customers. The ACCC has also accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from NBN Co, which includes a commitment by NBN Co to take measures to ensure such …


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Speech to the 2019 CommsDay Melbourne Congress

Wed, 09 Oct – 09:08   Introduction It is a pleasure to once again speak at this important CommsDay conference. After four and half months as Minister for Communications, it is timely to take stock of the largest single project within the portfolio, the National Broadband Network. I want to start with what has been achieved …


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NBN maps trouble in corporate plan

MARK GREGORY. AUGUST 30, 2019 Trouble ahead: The new NBN Co Corporate Plan charts a course through doomed waters The NBN is in trouble and the problems are highlighted in the NBN Co Corporate Plan 2020-23. Rollout delays, cost blowouts and an admission that it will not become cash flow positive until 2023 are the tip of …


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Game and shame: Internet providers called out again on NBN speed claims

New metric targets truth in advertising, but it can also be manipulated. Internet providers are under renewed pressure to scale back their advertised “typical” evening speed claims for NBN services following the release of a new metric that shames alleged under-performers. The fifth instalment of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) NBN speed monitoring …


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Broadband war: 5G vs the NBN in Australia

28 May 2019 By Jacqui DentWhistleOut Australia’s 5G mobile networks have arrived. Optus and Telstra are hard at work rolling out 5G coverage across the country with Vodafone set to follow in 2020. Telstra 5G mobile broadband plans are available now, and Optus’ 5G home wireless broadband is arriving soon too. This has got a lot of …


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