Internet Australia, the NFP peak body representing Internet users, said today the latest financial report on the NBN was the “last nail in the coffin” for the beleaguered FTTN rollout using Telstra’s ageing copper wires. IA has for the past year called on both the Government and the Opposition to commit to abandoning FTTN and switching to more modern fibre to the driveway, otherwise known as fibre to the distribution point (FTTdp).

 

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Internet Australia, the NFP peak body representing Internet users, believes that nbn should take primary responsibility for ensuring effective delivery of broadband data services under proposed changes to the Universal Service Obligation.

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Internet Australia, the NFP peak body representing Internet users, today announced the appointment of Anne Hurley as chair, replacing George Fong who has taken on the role of honorary secretary.

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Internet Australia, the NFP peak body representing Internet users, has called for a new parliamentary inquiry into the Data Retention Act.

Appearing on the ABC’s 730 program, CEO Laurie Patton was one of a number of commentators critical of a Government call for submissions for a radical expansion of the controversial scheme. Under the proposal, what was initially designed for criminal investigations could be used in civil court cases.

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Internet Australia, the NFP peak body representing Internet users, today repeated its call for an urgent parliamentary review of the data retention scheme, which it has previously described as "fundamentally flawed".

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