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Australia - National Broadband Network - Developments and Analyses 2014

  • ID: 2194444
  • November 2014
  • Region: Australia
  • 56 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. Staying focused on the NBN outcomes and bypassing political roadblocks
3. Content the next regulatory war zone
4. Why Australia needs a Fibre-to-the-Premises policy
5. Biggest threat to NBN is political panic
6. The unravelling of the NBN
7. Open up the metropolitan NBN market to competition
8. Latest NBN Developments- September 2014
8.1 FttP Rest of the world is wrong but Australia is right?
8.2 If people don't need NBN speeds, what about their computers?
8.3 Let's get on with the NBN
9. NBN-related jobs increase by 248% since review
10. Competition in the telecoms industry is dwindling
11. Market-led demand for FttH is picking up
12. TPG highlights the fragile NBN environment
12.1 Market-led vs. Government intervention
12.2 You cannot unravel the NBN
12.3 The fragility of the wholesale-only model
12.4 NBN is a finely balanced exercise
12.5 TPG exposes weaknesses in NBN retail models
13. NBN assessment April 2014
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Reviewing the last few weeks
13.3 From reviews to leadership
13.4 Tension with the review commissions
13.5 The end goal will remain FttH
13.6 The NBN future looks bright
14. Is the government opening a NBN Pandora's box?
14.1 Pandora's Box
15. Aligning broadband and healthcare
16. Government reneges on election promises
17. Where is the economic plan for the post-manufacturing era?
18. NBN debate continues in a policy vacuum
19. Regional councils concerns over the NBN changes
20. Privatisation of NBN is not popular
21. The NBN will always remain in Beta.
22. Will the NBN be unravelled?
22.1 The delicate nature of a wholesale-only model
22.2 Structural separation allows for wholesale-only model
22.3 No demand for fibre-based services?
22.4 National digital productivity
23. Analysis of NBN 2.0
23.1 Two competing NBN offerings
23.2 The multi-technology NBN
23.3 Design and rollout problems
23.4 Contracts, negotiations and regulations
23.5 The execution
23.6 Current FttH plan requires simplification
23.7 So on to the next review in 2016?
23.8 Still missing a national vision
24. Telstra's cashflow may suffer from NBN rollout delays
25. What PRISM, credit card hacking and Chromecast have to do with FttH
26. The pros and cons of vectoring
27. Will LTE steal the broadband revolution?
28. Multi Dwelling Unit broadband
29. Is the NBN Co business model flawed?
30. NBN telecoms or digital infrastructure a SAU question
31. Pilbara a lost NBN opportunity
32. NBN leadership or NBN procrastination
33. The Dutch Disease, broadband and the mining boom
34. NBN could slash telecoms maintenance costs
35. Broadband demand-side management
36. The NBN and the opportunity for virtual' players
37. Will infrastructure constrain the digital entertainment market?
38. Will the half-built HFC disaster be repeated?
39. Four million households within reach of the NBN by 2015
40. Digital infrastructure essential to manage the transition to the e-world
41. Related reports

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