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Australian NBN roll-out stalls

Monday 14 October 2013 | 03:47 CET | News
The rollout of Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) is slowing down and missing targets. The company rolling out the network, NBN Co, forecast in July it would pass 318,700 existing premises by end-September. However, on 7 October the NBN passed 227,454 premises, many of them multi-unit dwellings that cannot order NBN services. Tasmania is the worst affected state with the number of premises that can connect to the fibre network actually going backwards, The Australian Financial Review writes citing internal NBN Co statistics. On 12 August, Tasmania counted 32,003 premises passed but

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: NBN Co
Countries: Australia
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NBNco aren't even issuing work out to be constructed. Contractors are laying off people daily at the moment due to the direction from Malcolm turnbull to not issue any more work.
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