What Happened With The NBN This Week?

What Happened With The NBN This Week?

Telstra finalised its SSU agreements, NBN Co signed up a maintenance company and bush lawyers got some NBN love in this week’s NBN wrap.

• Telstra’s finalised its SSU agreements, gaining $11 billion in the process. [Gizmodo]

• Plenty of folk (including not a few politicians) make errors when comparing NBN Plans. Lifehacker’s guide covers the most common mistakes. [Lifehacker]

• Melbourne-based Geomatic Technologies was awarded a multimillion dollar contract to provide defect and maintenance management systems for NBN architecture. [ITWire]

• When you think of Fraunhofer, you probably think MP3 at a consumer level, but there’s an NBN link, as it was revealed this week that the Fraunhofer research institute had done consulting work for NBN Co in relation to its satellite implementation [The Australian]

• Thinking NBN legal challenges, you probably picture politicians more than drizabone-wearing bush lawyers, but this week the government opened up round one of the NBN Regional Legal Assistance Program, an initiative designed to use the NBN to increase access to legal services in remote areas. [ITWire]

• Residents of Warnambool can get an early NBN taste today, as that’s where the NBN Discovery truck is located until Tuesday. [Warnambool Standard]