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NBN Co execs and board allowed to keep Telstra shares

NBN Co executive chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has said that NBN Co board members and executives will be allowed to keep shares in Telstra as long as …

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Most Popular NBN Posts Of 2013

Its future form remains far from certain, and the National Broadband Network (NBN) remained an active topic of discussion and news throughout the …

Telstra and NBN Co haven't started talks yet

<b>news</b> Telstra yesterday confirmed it had not yet kicked off renewed negotiations with NBN Co over access to its HFC cable and copper networks, as …

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The Kiama Local Government area (map) covers an area of 259 square kilometres and sits on the national transport corridor which links Sydney (2 hours …

Australia is attempting to improve its internet speeds (which currently are 41st in the world) by rolling out the National Broadband Network (NBN), an open-access data network using fibre optic cables. There's been A LOT of talk about the NBN, but what does it actually look like? RiAus has managed to get some cross-section pictures of the cable that could revolutionise Australia's internet potential. Surrounded by termite, water, rodent and crush-proof sheaths, the actual cable is contained in the green, red, orange and blue tubes in this image. Each tube contains a stack of 12 ribbons, which each carry 12 fibres. This means there are 576 fibres in the cable and in total they're capable of transferring 2,074 Petabits per second - the equivalent of 259,250 one Terabyte hard drives. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1723SVs