Josh Taylor July 26, 2017 23 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor May 3, 2016 1 Comment
The funding arrangement raises an interesting proposition for Labor in this election year.
Josh Taylor March 23, 2016 8 Comments
If Labor pulls off the impossible and wins the 2016 election, NBN says it's ready to switch back to fibre to the premises.
Josh Taylor March 7, 2016 17 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor January 13, 2016 34 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor November 26, 2015 9 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor August 25, 2015 12 Comments
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.
Josh Taylor August 10, 2015 5 Comments
Who exactly is Tony Smith? Crikey takes a close look through his past (and expenses) to acquaint ourselves with the new Speaker.
Michael Sainsbury June 23, 2015 3 Comments
Why should you share your precious cat video-enhancing broadband with your hot-water meter? Enter the National Narrowband Network.
Crikey June 1, 2015 6 Comments
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.