The government is considering new ways that NBN fixed wireless and satellite services can be funded.

How it works

Why we want your input
We’ve considered options to put these changes in place, but you may be able to help us find other ways.
How you can voice your opinion
By providing a response to the consultation paper. Responses can be against all or some of the questions in the consultation paper.
What will be the outcome of this consultation?
Your input will help us consider all the issues that could happen with these changes.

Consultation Information

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The Issue
Consultation Period:  May 08, 2015 09:00 AEST to June 01, 2015 17:00 AEST

nbn delivers high-speed broadband across all Australia including in regional and remote areas. Nbn currently uses the money it makes from delivering broadband in highly populated areas to fund (or cross-subsidise) fixed wireless and satellite broadband in areas with low populations. We refer to broadband in these areas as ‘non-commercial services’.

So nbn can continue to deliver fixed wireless and satellite services, we need to find out how much it costs and consider ways that other telecommunications companies can help pay for these services.

    Relevant Documentation

    nbn non-commercial services funding options - consultation_paper

    Published 1st Apr 2015

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    nbn non-commercial services funding options - consultation_paper


    Started May 08, 2015 09:00 AEST
    Ended June 01, 2015 17:00 AEST
    Days Remaining 0 of 24

    The following formal submissions have been made public.



    Competitive Carriers Coalition

    DeRidder Consulting Pty Ltd

    Great Northern Telecommunications

    Ian Martin Advisory

    iiNet Limited

    Macquarie Telecom Group Limited

    NBN Co Limited