NBN should consider buying fibre networks from Telstra, Labor says | Technology – Blog – Emails

The government-owned Tempemail Broadband Network should consider buying fibre networks from Telstra and other fibre operators across Australia covering up to 300,000 homes, Labor has said. Last month, NBN Co announced it had managed to raise an extra $4.1bn in private debt facility, pushing the total debt to be taken on by the company to […]

NBN Co quotes at least 1200 customers on a switch to full fibre – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

NBN Co has seen a 360 percent rise in the number of quotes to customers wanting to pay their own way to full fibre over the past three years. The network builder provided a rare – albeit incomplete – look at the number of customers that pursue a user-pays upgrade to fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) under its […]

Vumatel and Dark Fibre Africa Prepare for Massive Demand in Data Services | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Since the onset of COVID-19 and the consequential lockdown, reliable and fast Internet connectivity has become a vital requirement for businesses and individuals working and learning from home. Expansion in the digital economy and the resultant exponential growth in demand for connectivity is driving the laying of underground fibre-optic cable to feed internet-hungry homes and […]

BT unveils $22bn plan to upgrade copper network to full fibre – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT suspended its dividend and said it would spend billions more on faster fibre broadband connections, as it prepares to meet the challenge posed by the merger of two of its biggest rivals. Shares in the former monopoly fell as much as 12 percent to an 11-year low of 101.1 pence […]

Aussie Broadband starts rolling its own fibre to NBN POIs – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Aussie Broadband has started work on its own dark fibre network that will ultimately connect to over 75 NBN points of interconnect and 24 data centres across Australia. Managing director Phillip Britt said that construction on stage one is underway, which comprises a 20km fibre loop around the Melbourne CBD and Port Melbourne, worth $1.8 […]