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NBN bombshell: new report shows network a nightmare for business

NBN bombshell: new report shows network a nightmare for business

Businesses switching over to the NBN faced weeks of lost services, an inability to resolve complaints and major impacts on their operations, new data shows.

Independent report confirms we’re paying a Turnbull Tax on broadband

Independent report confirms we’re paying a Turnbull Tax on broadband

The failings of the NBN — and the high cost Australians are paying for Malcolm Turnbull's mishandling of it — have now been confirmed independently.

The coming of 5G will expose NBN to financial ruin

The coming of 5G will expose NBN to financial ruin

We've known for a while that 5G would hurt NBN's second-rate network — but now Telstra has provided figures on just how much damage it will do NBN's business model.

The huge problem with the NBN’s pricing that no one could see coming (except, you know, everyone did)

The huge problem with the NBN’s pricing that no one could see coming (except, you know, everyone did)

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.

NBN gets a parting gift but can ask for more

NBN gets a parting gift but can ask for more

The funding arrangement raises an interesting proposition for Labor in this election year.

NBN won’t be caught with pants down if Labor switches back to fibre

NBN won’t be caught with pants down if Labor switches back to fibre

If Labor pulls off the impossible and wins the 2016 election, NBN says it's ready to switch back to fibre to the premises.

Disruptive, yes, innovative, no: NBN leaks bruise Turnbull

Disruptive, yes, innovative, no: NBN leaks bruise Turnbull

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.

Who you should blame for the NBN (hint: not just Turnbull)

Who you should blame for the NBN (hint: not just Turnbull)

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.

The truth behind Labor’s NBN beat-up

The truth behind Labor’s NBN beat-up

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.

‘A big, risky project’: Turnbull says NBN cost will be settled soon

‘A big, risky project’: Turnbull says NBN cost will be settled soon

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.