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  • NBN Co goes with Virgin

    The company overseeing the National Broadband Network, NBN Co, has contracted Australian airline, Virgin Blue, for air travel.

  • Conroy backs NBN opt-out model

    Communications Minister Stephen Conroy appears to have backed a so-called ‘opt-out’ model for the National Broadband Network where Australians would be required to choose not to have fibre internet connected to their premises — as opposed to the current model where they must opt-in.

  • NBN Co nicks Westpac IT sourcing guru

    The National Broadband Network Company has scored another hiring coup, nicking senior talent from Westpac to bulk out its skills in dealing with technology vendors.

  • Abbott's cuts are reckless, says Conroy

    Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, has described Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, as "reckless" and election promises to save millions by dropping a training fund for Telstra employees and other sections of NBN Co's deal with Telstra as "senseless cuts".

  • Australia, Japan reach broadband accord

    Australia and Japan appear to have signed a bilateral agreement relating to broadband, with NBN chief executive, Mike Quigley, and other government officials having met with Japanese Communications Minister, Kazuhiro Haraguchi, this week, according to reports.

  • IN DEPTH: The National Broadband Network (NBN)

    The National Broadband Network (NBN) has been the focus of massive comment, interest and debate since it's announcement. This home page brings together <i>ARN</i>'s detailed coverage in one place. Check in regularly for all the latest

  • Oh dear: For once, Conroy was right

    Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, doesn’t always get things right — sometimes he misspeaks. Whether it’s the “spams and scams coming through the portal” or talking about how the Queensland Police have “cracked peer to peer”, Conroy sometimes messes things up.

  • Update: NBN Co names 14 mainland sites

    The Government-funded company responsible for the rollout of the National Broadband Network, NBN Co, has announced 14 new sites in mainland Australia that will get fibre to the premises.