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Canberra continues to fork out for OPEL

Canberra continues to fork out for OPEL

Reaches out of court settlement with telcos eight years on.
Dec 19 2016 1:36PM
OPEL ghosts haunt Broadband Department books

OPEL ghosts haunt Broadband Department books

More claims could still arise.
Nov 2 2010 5:45AM
Costings: Only $150m on backhaul in Coalition's first term

Costings: Only $150m on backhaul in Coalition's first term

Will deliver at "snail's pace", says Conroy.
Aug 10 2010 4:47PM
Coalition hedges fast broadband bet on IT evolution

Coalition hedges fast broadband bet on IT evolution

Together with quarantined spectrum.
Aug 10 2010 2:30PM
Coalition NBN to "optimise" and lease Telstra network

Coalition NBN to "optimise" and lease Telstra network

Market to decide whether you get 100 Mbps.
Aug 10 2010 12:03PM
Coalition bags NBN Study despite telco support

Coalition bags NBN Study despite telco support

Time to ditch Telstra negotiations?
May 6 2010 6:07PM
Storm erupts over Coalition's NBN policy preview

Storm erupts over Coalition's NBN policy preview

As NBN Co presses ahead with fibre tests.
Mar 31 2010 11:33AM
NBN debate looks more like Opel discussion

NBN debate looks more like Opel discussion

The Government is losing focus on the NBN to the point where debate is starting to follow the same lines as the previous Government’s canned Opel project, according to the Australian Computer Society.
Mar 19 2009 2:43PM
Australian WiMax potential is ‘limited’, analysts find

Australian WiMax potential is ‘limited’, analysts find

Australia will represent only two percent of the Asia Pacific region’s WiMax subscriber base by 2013, analysts say.
Jun 10 2008 2:06PM
Opinion: The National Broadband Network's untenable tender

Opinion: The National Broadband Network's untenable tender

A collective sigh could be heard from the telco industry when the Government finally released a request for proposal (RFP) for its $4.7 billion national broadband network (NBN) on April 11. But far from being a sigh of relief, this was instead the disappointed murmur from an industry once again let down by a Government kowtowing to the dominant telco players.
Apr 21 2008 11:59AM
Liberal Party: OPEL abolishment supporters named

Liberal Party: OPEL abolishment supporters named

The Liberal Party is adamant that project data relating to the OPEL broadband network reveals the impact the Rudd Labor Government's decision to axe it will have on under-served premises across rural, regional and remote Australia.
Apr 11 2008 1:59PM
ATUG: Conroy must have alternative for OPEL

ATUG: Conroy must have alternative for OPEL

The Australian Telecommunication Users Group (ATUG) has put in its two cents' worth on Senator Conroy’s decision to disband OPEL. According to a recent statement, ATUG viewed the OPEL initiative as an important part of the solution to the lack of communication services available to regional Australia.
Apr 7 2008 7:53AM
Conroy's OPEL decision gets thumbs down from Liberal's Billson

Conroy's OPEL decision gets thumbs down from Liberal's Billson

While telecommunications giant Telstra may be ecstatic over the Federal Government’s decision to axe OPEL's plans for a billion dollar regional broadband network, Shadow Communications Minister Bruce Billson believes the people of rural, regional and remote Australia should be deeply concerned about the Government’s decision.
Apr 3 2008 3:24PM
Optus says Conroy's decision to scrap OPEL was flawed

Optus says Conroy's decision to scrap OPEL was flawed

The Federal Government’s decision to scrap OPEL’s $1 billion regional broadband network was based on flawed data according to Optus chief executive Paul O’Sullivan.
Apr 2 2008 3:37PM
Conroy pulls the plug on $1 billion OPEL broadband project

Conroy pulls the plug on $1 billion OPEL broadband project

Communications Minister, Stephen Conroy, has pulled the plug on the OPEL consortium’s billion dollar regional broadband network after the Government found the group had failed to meet the original terms of its contract.
Apr 2 2008 1:24PM
Is Conroy forgetting about OPEL?

Is Conroy forgetting about OPEL?

In his first major IT industry address, Senator Stephen Conroy stood before some 500 attendees, but forgot all about mentioning OPEL.
Mar 7 2008 9:48AM
Telstra arms itself with sensitive OPEL documents

Telstra arms itself with sensitive OPEL documents

After a six month legal fight, Telstra has won access to sensitive legal documents that explain the previous Government’s decision to award OPEL $958 million in funding to build its $1.85 billion broadband network in the bush.
Feb 15 2008 7:56AM
Telstra on OPEL war path

Telstra on OPEL war path

It seems Telstra is less concerned with Labor’s decision to delay the end of the CDMA network and more worried about the disclosure of 'secret documents' used by the former Government in its decision to award $958 million to OPEL, prior to the last election.
Jan 21 2008 1:56PM
ETT spruiks satellite broadband in face of OPEL and Govt plans

ETT spruiks satellite broadband in face of OPEL and Govt plans

Even as OPEL finalises its nation-wide WiMAX rollout and the Federal Government teeters on its FttN plans for regional Australia, newly appointed wholesaler for the IPSTAR satellite, ETT Limited, remains firm in its belief of becoming a serious regional broadband provider.
Jan 18 2008 3:55PM

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