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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
16 May 2014
The Panel of Experts has prepared an Analytical Framework to support the independent cost–benefit analysis of the national broadband network (NBN).
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
2 May 2014
The Government has given NBN Co a Statement of Expectations to guide the next steps in delivering the NBN.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
1 May 2014
The Centre for International Economics has released its report into the economics of retail price controls that currently apply to fixed line...
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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
7 March 2014
The independent audit of NBN Co has been released. It looks at the public policy processes that led to the establishment of the NBN.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
27 February 2014
Residents and travellers in rural and remote Australia have just over a month to apply to purchase new satellite phones before the close of the...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
20 February 2014
We have finished a comprehensive analysis of broadband availability and quality in more than 78,000 areas of Australia.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
6 February 2014
The Government agreed that charging for unlisted numbers should not be prohibited.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
12 December 2013
NBN Co has released a strategic review of its costs, structure, commercial prospects and strategic plans.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
12 December 2013
A Panel of Experts will look at the economic and social costs and benefits from the various broadband technologies available for the NBN.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
14 November 2013
National Telework Week, 18–22 November 2013, is calling on Australian employers commencing 2014 workforce planning to consider telework as a viable...