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Former Telstra boss in line to head NBN Co.

Although no one's confirming it, word out of Australia is that Telstra's former CEO Ziggy Switkowski could soon become the new boss of the country's ever-controversial National Broadband Network Company.

Telstra's $11.2B sale to NBN Co. gets shareholder approval

Telstra's (ASX: TLS.AX) impending $11.2 billion sale of its wireline network to the Australian government's National Broadband Network (NBN) Co. has gotten the green light from the company's

NBN Co. to add IPv6 support for Layer 3 protocols

NBN Co. has added IPv6 support for Layer 3 protocols to its laundry list of priorities for its National Broadband Network (NBN). This is a bit of a change in direction for NBN Co. because the NBN is

NBN Co. lights up final "First Release" site in Willunga, South Australia

NBN Co., the operator of Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), has begun trials of fiber-based broadband service on the fifth of its "First Release" sites in Willunga, South Australia.

Telstra submits network separation plan to Australian telecom regulators

With its $11.6 billion network sale on the table, Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has put a plan in place detailing how it will migrate customers from its copper network to the government's National Broadband

NBN Co. unveils first retail ISP customers, but Optus and TPG are glaring omissions

NBN Co., the operator of Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), unveiled 12 service providers that will be the first to leverage the new network to deliver services to consumers and businesses

NBN Co. puts network construction tender on hold

Australia's national broadband network (NBN) has hit yet another snag as the NBN Co. decided to suspend its network construction tender because construction companies did not provide terms and

Australian Senate approves National Broadband Network legislation, with concessions

The Australian Senate passed new legislation for the country's National Broadband Network (NBN) after it had to extend its recent parliamentary session to complete some last minute details. Citing an

Telstra shareholders put NBN sale vote on hold

Telstra (ASX: TLS.AX) has decided to delay holding a shareholder vote on its $11 billion wireline network sale to the government for inclusion its National Broadband Network (NBN). Although the

O3b Networks secures $1.2 billion for broadband satellite system

O3b Networks' ambitious goal to create a fiber-like satellite-based Internet targeting the emerging South American market got a lift this week as the service provider raised $1.2 billion in funding