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COVID 19 home working ‘positively’ impacts Australians Australians who have been required to work from home during COVID-19 say the experience has positively impacted how they view their work/life flexibility, according to a new behavioural change survey by national broadband operator NBN Co.

26th May 2020

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Govt opens 2nd round of Telecoms in New Developments policy The Australian Government has called for further submissions on its proposed policy update designed to improve the delivery of telecommunications in new developments.

27th April 2020

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No slowdown in moves to 5G networks despite COVID 19: analyst Despite COVID-19 resulting in revenue pressures from slowing sales and consumer demand for new products, many major telecoms carriers say they still have the cash flow to move ahead with 5G deployments, according to one global data and analytics firm.

20th April 2020

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NBN Co offers $150m to help low-income families, SMBs during lockdown National broadband provider NBN Co has created a $150 million fund to help low-income families with home schooling and small and medium-sized businesses and households who face financial issues during the coronavirus lockdown.

17th April 2020

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NBN Co waives additional capacity charges of up to 40% till May NBN Co will waive charges for up to 40% additional use of CVC by retail service providers from 23 March onwards due to the additional load on the network, after many Australians started working from home this week as a result of COVID-19.

19th March 2020

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COVID-19: NBN Co says it has contingency plans to meet increased usage The organisation building Australia's national broadband network says it is well advanced with contingency plans to cope with increased usage of the network as Australians are forced to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak.

17th March 2020

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Labor calls for telcos to get capacity relief if NBN becomes congested The Opposition ALP has called for retail telecommunications providers to be considered for temporary capacity charge relief, in the event NBN speeds become congested as COVID19 leads more employees and children to use the internet from home.

17th March 2020

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NBN CO WARNS AGAINST SCAMS AS NUMBERS EXPLODE UPWARD NBN Co has warned that scammers have increased efforts to use the NBN brand to steal people’s personal or financial details, with over 180,000 people contacting the National Broadband Network provider to report a scam over the six months to December 2019.

11th March 2020

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SMBs on wrong NBN plan missing full benefits of network Many small and medium businesses on the NBN are embracing the cloud to save time and grow, but don’t have the right broadband plan to take advantage of future opportunities, according to research released by NBN Co and analyst firm Telsyte.

10th March 2020

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Performance drop prompts TelSoc call for NBN rescue plan Australia’s Telecommunications Association (Telsoc) has repeated its call for a bipartisan response by Australia's politicians to the National Broadband Network and a rescue plan for the NBN as “Australia’s broadband performance falls even further”.

31st January 2020