NBN Business Expectations Report by Access Economics Released by Macquarie Telecom

3rd Dec 2010. The Australian Government has allocated up to $43 billion for the provision of a national broadband network (NBN), providing Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) for 93% of Australian homes and businesses with minimum speeds of 100Mbps. This report, written by Access Economics and comissioned by Macquarie Telecom is a survey of Australian […]

Overselling Fibre – UK Report Dispelling Productivity Myths of High Speed Broadband

29th Nov 2010. Decried by the Labor Government and upheld as important by the Liberal opposition, this US report adds to the debate about inadequate data and policy being developed to support a  cost benefit analysis of the Australian National Broadband Network. Click here to download the report Paul Budde’s commentary is an excellent summary: […]

NBN Business Case Summary Released

25th Nov 2010. The Australian government has released a non-confidential summary of the business case for the Australian National Broadband Network after pressure from independent senators. Whilst devoid of any detailed information, the 36 page summary has secured the support of the independent senators to pass the Telstra separation bill this week in the Senate, […]

ACCC Advice on NBN Points of Interconnect – ACCC November 2010

This paper has been developed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in response to a request from the government for the ACCC and NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) to undertake a process, including public consultation, to seek to agree upon the number and location of initial Points of Interconnect (POI) for the National […]

Victorian Government Releases A$110m ICT Industry Action Plan

13th Oct 2010. Click here to download report: 2010 VIC ICT Action Plan Oct 2010 With the Victorian state election to be held 27th November 2010, the incumbent Labor government has pledged over $110 million in new funding as part of its ICT Action Plan, including funding for SMEs in a number of grants and […]

NBN Fibre Product Overview – August 2010

The release of NBN Co’s product description represents the culmination of an extensive industry engagement program on NBN Co’s fibre product. As a wholesale only provider, NBN Co has been keen to engage with industry to understand the industry’s product requirements. NBN Co has been actively engaging with access seekers (Access Seekers) since its inception. […]

NBN Satellite Product Overview – August 2010

NBN Co Satellite Access Service (NSAS) is a wholesale Ethernet access product suite utilising third generation broadband satellite technology to enable high speed connectivity access for all Australians, including businesses. The purpose of releasing this Satellite Product Overview is to obtain direct feedback from the industry on the proposed design of the Satellite Access Products. […]

NBN Wireless Product Overview – August 2010

NBN Co Wireless Access Service (NWAS) is a wholesale, ‘Emulated Layer 2’ Ethernet Access product suite that utilises 4th generation wireless access technology to deliver high-speed broadband connectivity for Australian homes and businesses. NWAS provides Access Seekers with an Ethernet access solution from the NBN Co Point of Interconnect (POI) to the End User interfaces […]

NBN Co Releases Information on Proposed Services

30th Aug 2010. The Federal Government National Broadband Network Company, NBN Co, has released a series of product overviews, providing a high level perspective on the fibre, wireless and sattelite services it proposes to offer. Click here to download the Fibre Product Overview Click here to download the Wireless Product Overview Click here to download […]

Impacts of Teleworking under the NBN - July 2010

Impacts of Teleworking under the NBN – Access Economics July 2010

Access Economics has been commissioned by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy to undertake an analysis of the benefits of teleworking, including a broad quantitative assessment of the benefits of teleworking. The term ‘teleworking’ is used broadly to refer to any work that is conducted outside of the designated place of business. […]