Tagged With national broadband network

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NBN Co has updated its rollout map with more information around the nationwide construction process for the National Broadband Network. The new maps include a 'build preparation' category, denoting areas where contractors are readying pits and pipes in suburbs for the imminent rolling of fibre optic network cable. Don't put too much faith in the maps, though — even apparently completed areas don't guarantee your house is connected to the NBN.

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Fast fibre to the home is great news for those who have it, but the worst part is the data cap that goes with your plan. It's like having a Ferrari in a school zone. AusBBS is here to save you, however, with Australia's first unlimited data NBN plan.

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The Liberal/National Coalition has finally announced its official National Broadband Network (NBN) policy, confirming its preference for fibre to the premises and claiming it can deliver this faster than the current Labor plan, without actually making good on earlier threats to dismantle NBN Co entirely. What are the key elements of the Coalition plan, and what aspects remain undiscussed and vague? This is Lifehacker's comprehensive guide.