Why FTTH? NBN Co and its CEO set a good example

Tuesday 29 June 2010 | 14:37 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Construction of the Australian National Broadband Network (NBN) has started, while participation by incumbent Telsta in the project and migration of its customers to the new network still needs to be finalised (see our commentary 'Telstra profits from reduced uncertainty'). It's clear a new FTTH network is on the way - that is unless the opposition wins the next elections in October. NBN Co, the owner of the network, has announced trials of new services on the network. In Parkbridge Estate in New South Wales, the trial will see 40 households test four services over the existing FTTH

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Companies: NBN Co / Telstra
Countries: Australia
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