July 26, 2017 23
Those of us who have paid attention to the topic have long known that NBN's pricing model would lead to problems when people actually started connecting.
May 3, 2016 1
The funding arrangement raises an interesting proposition for Labor in this election year.
March 23, 2016 8
If Labor pulls off the impossible and wins the 2016 election, NBN says it's ready to switch back to fibre to the premises.
March 7, 2016 17
The NBN has not exactly been a roaring success for the Coalition, with new leaked documents showing NBN is still costing fibre-to-the-premises.
January 13, 2016 34
A cabinet discussion paper proposed cheaper, faster cable -- fibre to the premises, one might call it. And that cabinet was the Hawke cabinet, in 1991.
November 26, 2015 9
Labor has unearthed a document that says the cost of the NBN could be about to blow out. But NBN says it's nothing to worry about.
August 25, 2015 12
How much will the NBN actually cost? That is the multibillion-dollar question, and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull tells Crikey we should have an answer soon.
August 10, 2015 5
Who exactly is Tony Smith? Crikey takes a close look through his past (and expenses) to acquaint ourselves with the new Speaker.
June 23, 2015 3
Why should you share your precious cat video-enhancing broadband with your hot-water meter? Enter the National Narrowband Network.
June 1, 2015 6
There are fewer than 400,000 premises actually connected to the national broadband network. Where can the government go from here? Dr Rob Nicholls, research fellow at Swinburne University of Technology and the Centre for International Finance and Regulation, explains.
February 23, 2015 17
Defenders of the government's mixed-technology NBN plan say fibre isn't that great anyway and that existing pay TV cables will do just fine.
December 3, 2014 17
The NBN Co is going to try to roll out broadband using whatever technology is currently available as soon as possible. That will get broadband into homes faster -- but will it be outdated before it even arrives?
December 13, 2013 18
The Coalition's broadband plan is more expensive and less efficient than was promised. So is Labor's.
September 24, 2013 2
Crikey readers talk the Coalition's broadband plan and what Labor should have done differently on Newstart.
August 28, 2013
Labor supporters tried to sell the Coalition's broadband plan overseas, but no one was buying.
May 13, 2013 2
Crikey readers talk the NBN v the Coalition's broadband plan and whether we are being too harsh on Julia Gillard.
May 10, 2013 44
This week the How Fast Is the NBN website has got both Liberal politicians and the media up in arms about its accuracy. But the site's creator, James Brotchie, defends the speeds shown.
May 9, 2013 75
A clever website purporting to show the difference between the speed of Labor's NBN and the Coalition's broadband plan has gone viral -- but is it a fair and accurate representation? We fact-check How Fast is the NBN.
May 8, 2013 5
NBN website nothing to do with Labor ... MP Dennis Jensen stokes revolt on PPL ... the days of five-hour work lunches on the company card are over ...
April 11, 2013 7
More and more homes in the US are ditching the TV and consuming video content online or via tablets or smartphones. Will Australia follow suit? And if so, what would that mean for our new national broadband?