Bernard Keane April 10, 2013 42 Comments
Whatever its flaws, Malcolm Turnbull's broadband policy had dragged the Liberal Party a long way in recognising the importance of broadband. Has he removed a key reason not to vote Liberal with this policy?
Bernard Keane December 13, 2012 21 Comments
China isn't getting an NBN, and it doesn't cost a third of ours, regardless of what The Australian claims.
Stilgherrian June 23, 2011 1 Comment
Telstra today signed the Definitive Agreements with NBN Co and the government covering its participation in the rollout of the National Broadband Network. It's a complex deal, with the details of key documents still hidden thanks to confidentiality.
Bernard Keane February 10, 2011 18 Comments
The Telstra-NBN deal announced this morning puts more weight behind the broadband network, leaving the Coalition ever further behind.
Bernard Keane December 20, 2010 30 Comments
The government has finally released the NBN Corporate Plan that caused so much fuss while Parliament was sitting. It unveils a 7% rate of return and lower-than-expected wholesale prices as part of a set of conservative projections over the next 30 years.
Bernard Keane November 29, 2010 5 Comments
Australians think the NBN is important and will benefit the economy, businesses, themselves and their kids, the latest Essential Report reveals. And on gay marriage, Labor finds itself caught between the two sides.
Stilgherrian November 25, 2010 2 Comments
"It is a curiously inadequate document," wrote Malcolm Turnbull of the NBN Co Business Case Summary. He’s right. A business case that doesn’t, y’know, present a case for the business, supported by proper numbers? WTF?
Crikey October 25, 2010 5 Comments
If the Liberals are serious about an alternative approach to NBN, they have to start with the vertical separation of Telstra, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.
Bernard Keane October 22, 2010 118 Comments
Watch out - Conroy's about! He'll make you use the NBN and he'll charge you thousands for the privilege. At least, that's what some in the media want you to think.