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Australian regulator mandates NBN Co. to rework network interconnection proposal

NBN Co. suffered a bit of a setback in building Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) this week as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) ruled that it initial plans to

Turning copper into gold to fund NBNs

My learned colleague John Tanner from Telecom Asia recently wrote about the growth of copper theft in the USA. <

THE WRAP: A global regulation frenzy; ex-DT staffer jailed for spying

This week the EC launched a probe into Google’s dominance of search, and Deutsche Tel took to the skies   The European Commission launched an investigation into G

Hong Kong's CSL deploys faster HSPA+

Hong Kong operator CSL has deployed what it claims to be the first combination LTE network that features Dual Cell HSPA+ technology, called LTE/DC-HSPA+. The technology uses advanced multiplexing

THE WRAP: European clouds, subsidized iPads

This week Europe backed Cloud security, while Apple adjourned its embedded SIM plan.   The European Commission announced funding for a three year research program into

Aust senate clears Telstra split

After a close-fought battle, the Australian Senate has passed legislation to split Telstra and clear the way for the government's NBN project.   The bill was cleared by

Australia's National Broadband Network plan clears political hurdle

Australia's $35 billion National Broadband Network took another turn this week as the country's Prime Minister Julia Gillard agreed to release the NBN Co. business plan, reports Reuters. Gillard said

Aust NGN will cost €26.1b

Telstra’s involvement in Australia’s next generation broadband network project will shave A$7 billion (€5.1 billion) from construction costs, a business plan released today revea

Workforce gets crowdsourced

The “cloud” can do many things, depending on who you ask.

Australian competitor carriers rail against NBN Co.'s pricing structure

NBN Co.'s plan to charge the same for fiber-based broadband services in both rural and urban areas may help to ensure consistent pricing for end-users, but alternative providers AAPT and Optus aren't