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VODAFONE says it wants to start a price war in the home broadband market and has released new NBN plans as a way of firing the first shot. The National Broadband Network has allowed a bunch of new players to easily enter the home broadband market, delivering services to end …

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NBN rollout

AUSSIES are just not ready for super-fast broadband and would not use it “even if we offered it for free”, the head of the National Broadband Network has claimed. NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow made the comments at the company’s half-yearly results on Thursday, and also revealed Australians couldn’t …

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NBN speeds

LIKE many other avid gamers, Ben Wilson was excited to sign up for the NBN and chose a plan that would give him the top speed available. But weeks later he is frustrated and angry that no one told him it would be impossible to get the “superfast” speeds he …

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NBN rollout

WHEN salespeople start knocking at your door to announce the arrival of the National Broadband Network in your area, there’s one important thing you should know — you can’t say no to the NBN. Despite being one of the most talked about infrastructure projects in recent times, it seems many …

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NBN, VOIP

MANY forget the NBN is not just a broadband internet service but will also be the only way we can make home phone calls. Unfortunately some are already complaining that this “fancy modern technology” doesn’t match up to what they had before. Western Australia resident Geoff Levings lives in the …

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NBN rollout map

FINALLY there is a way to find out when the NBN will be available in your area. As part of an update the company’s website address tracker, people will be able to see a time frame for when their local area will be connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN). …

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NBN rollout

AUSTRALIA is paving the way for lightning fast internet speeds with trials of technology that could make fibre connections 100 times faster than what’s currently available to Australian customers. The mostly taxpayer-funded National Broadband Network has partnered with Nokia to trial new fibre technology called NG-PON2, which could deliver download …

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NBN rollout schedule website

IT WAS designed to give Australians a solid idea about when they could take advantage of the National Broadband Network. But, NBN’s new online rollout tool has actually sparked anger across the nation as future customers vent. The site, which was launched yesterday, breaks down into a three- or six-month …

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NBN rollout

THOUSANDS of Australians have had their internet and home phone service unexpectedly disconnected after failing to switch over to the NBN in time. Homes and business have 18 months to migrate to the NBN once it becomes available in their area, after which they have their internet and home phone …

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NBN speeds

IF YOUR broadband speed is at a crawl or occasionally drops out completely don’t yell at the National Broadband Network. Not automatically, anyway. NBN chief executive Bill Morrow believes his company too often is blamed for failures which have been the fault of retain service providers (RSPs) who onsell his …

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