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Australia - National Broadband Network - Developments and Analyses 2014-2015

  • ID: 2194444
  • February 2015
  • Region: Australia
  • 59 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd


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After the September 2013 election in Australia, and with a new government in charge, a number of reviews were announced that will shape the future direction of the NBN. For a start, the Minister asked NBN Co to carry out its own review first, based on the original specifications of the NBN it being a majority FttP rollout.

This indicates that at a strategic level the NBN will most likely continue fairly smoothly. There will most certainly be changes made to the rollout but these could quite possibly be implemented by NBN Co itself, now that it has largely been relieved of the political pressure under which it had to operate during the period of severe attacks by the then Opposition, which started off with a policy to kill the NBN. At this stage at least the NBN now has bipartisan support.

Also, because of the likely continuation of the NBN many of the issues discussed below remain unchanged, and so will require the attention of the government, and/or will need to be taken into account in future policy developments. BuddeComm has already indicated support for certain changes to the NBN in relation to greenfield developments and multi-dwelling units (MDUs) and these issues READ MORE >

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1. Synopsis
2. Should taxpayers pay for a NBN based on MTM?
2.1 Australia vs America what leaders say about broadband speeds
3. The Minister for Lost Opportunities
4. Staying focused on the NBN outcomes and bypassing political roadblocks
5. Content the next regulatory war zone
6. Why Australia needs a Fibre-to-the-Premises policy
7. Biggest threat to NBN is political panic
8. The unravelling of the NBN
9. Open up the metropolitan NBN market to competition
10. Latest NBN Developments- September 2014
10.1 FttP Rest of the world is wrong but Australia is right?
10.2 If people don't need NBN speeds, what about their computers?
10.3 Let's get on with the NBN
11. NBN-related jobs increase by 248% since review
12. Competition in the telecoms industry is dwindling
13. Market-led demand for FttH is picking up
14. TPG highlights the fragile NBN environment
14.1 Market-led vs. Government intervention
14.2 You cannot unravel the NBN
14.3 The fragility of the wholesale-only model
14.4 NBN is a finely balanced exercise
14.5 TPG exposes weaknesses in NBN retail models
15. NBN assessment April 2014
15.1 Introduction
15.2 Reviewing the last few weeks
15.3 From reviews to leadership
15.4 Tension with the review commissions
15.5 The end goal will remain FttH
15.6 The NBN future looks bright
16. Is the government opening a NBN Pandora's box?
16.1 Pandora's Box
17. Aligning broadband and healthcare
18. Government reneges on election promises
19. Where is the economic plan for the post-manufacturing era?
20. NBN debate continues in a policy vacuum
21. Regional councils concerns over the NBN changes
22. Privatisation of NBN is not popular
23. The NBN will always remain in Beta.
24. Will the NBN be unravelled?
24.1 The delicate nature of a wholesale-only model
24.2 Structural separation allows for wholesale-only model
24.3 No demand for fibre-based services?
24.4 National digital productivity
25. Analysis of NBN 2.0
25.1 Two competing NBN offerings
25.2 The multi-technology NBN
25.3 Design and rollout problems
25.4 Contracts, negotiations and regulations
25.5 The execution
25.6 Current FttH plan requires simplification
25.7 So on to the next review in 2016?
25.8 Still missing a national vision
26. Telstra's cashflow may suffer from NBN rollout delays
27. What PRISM, credit card hacking and Chromecast have to do with FttH
28. The pros and cons of vectoring
29. Will LTE steal the broadband revolution?
30. Multi Dwelling Unit broadband
31. Is the NBN Co business model flawed?
32. NBN telecoms or digital infrastructure a SAU question
33. Pilbara a lost NBN opportunity
34. NBN leadership or NBN procrastination
35. The Dutch Disease, broadband and the mining boom
36. NBN could slash telecoms maintenance costs
37. Broadband demand-side management
38. The NBN and the opportunity for virtual' players
39. Will infrastructure constrain the digital entertainment market?
40. Will the half-built HFC disaster be repeated?
41. Four million households within reach of the NBN by 2015
42. Digital infrastructure essential to manage the transition to the e-world
43. Related reports

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