• NBN Will Start Selling HFC Again This Month

    Following a halt in November last year “to improves customer service”, NBN’s HFC network will resume wholesale sales to retailers on April 27. NBN made the announcement this morning, confirming around 1000 1000 premises in Melbourne and Sydney will be available in the first round of sales.

  • NBN: The HFC Rollout Delay Could Cost Taxpayers $790 Million

    Yesterday it was announced that NBN was putting an immediate halt to any new HFC connections while it makes “crucial upgrades” for existing customers. An analysis of the 2016 NBN Corporate Plan, approved by the NBN board and signed off by Shareholder Ministers, shows the cost of this action could cost taxpayers between $420 to…

  • Here’s How Much NBN FTTP Installations Cost Compared To FTTN

    Earlier today, the company behind the National Broadband Network (NBN) presented its half-year results to shed more light on the rollout. In a bid to keep costs down, fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) continues to be the main technology used, despite being demonstrably inferior to FTTP and HFC – both in terms of speed and reliability. Which begs…