In a monumental election year about face, NBN Co chief executive Mike Quigley has called for a public debate on the best way to build the National Broadband Network. What's more, Mr Quigley, so certain since day 1 that the Government's ubiquitous FTTH NBN is the way to go, has now called upon peak industry body the Communications Alliance to join the debate.
Telstra's HFC Bigpond Cable network would unfortunately not survive under a Coalition Federal Government, according to Shadow Broadband Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Well at least that's the inference from his answer to a question from iTWire after his keynote address at the Kickstart conference on the Sunshine Coast today.
Changes to the Australian Government's Microsoft desktop buying policy has saved the country's largest procurer of IT $100 million, according to the new chief technology officer, John Sheridan.