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Displaying items by tag: Malcolm Turnbull

Thursday, 28 October 2010 15:44

Telstra should have separated long ago: Turnbull

Guaranteed minimum broadband speeds of 12Mbps could be delivered at a fraction of the cost of Government's National Broadband Network - and wouldn't cost taxpayers anything in the cities, shadow communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull says.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 19:11

Turnbull plan to entrench Telstra dominance

The Coalition wants amendments to proposed telecommunications industry reforms that allow for a Telstra separation into wholesale and retail businesses - but under a deal that guarantees wholesale pricing and regulatory certainty for the company.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 16:18

Gillard brands Turnbull plan as 'SlowCo'

The Prime Minister Julia Gillard has branded Coalition broadband policy that would create a wholesale-only company called CanCo and guarantee all Australians access to 12Mbps as "SlowCo," saying it would lead to less competition and slower speeds.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 21:28

Windsor won't support Turnbull NBN bill

Rural independent MP Tony Windsor says he is unlikely to support shadow communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull's bill calling for a cost-benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 25 October 2010 14:58

Turnbull seeks to force full NBN plan

The private members bill introduced by opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull includes a mandatory requirement that the NBN Company publish a full ten-year business plan, with all financial and operational details for the roll-out and running of the network.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Sunday, 24 October 2010 12:35

NBN cost study a waste of money: Conroy

Malcolm Turnbull's call for a Productivity Commission cost-benefit study of the National Broadband Network was a waste of money, and Mr Turnbull was unlikely to support the roll-out even if such a report was positive, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy says.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Despite the Coalition apparently now supporting the separation of Telstra, as well as most of the consumer safeguard measures that Government is proposing in its industry reform bill, Malcolm Turnbull says there is still a lot to oppose in the legislation.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 21:47

We aren't blocking Telstra reforms: Turnbull

In an apparent shift from its pre-election position, the federal Opposition says it is generally supportive of proposed telecommunications regulatory reform, and has flatly rejected accusations that it is trying to block progress toward improved broadband services.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 15:01

Telstra wants fast passage of telco reforms

Telstra has called for the swift passage of telecommunications reforms introduced to Parliament today, legislation that includes provisions for the structural separation of the company.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 00:05

Gillard brings forward Telstra reform bill

Coalition calls for a full Productivity Commission cost-benefit analysis of the $43 billion National Broadband Network was simply a delaying tactic from an Opposition "determined to wreck" the project, Prime Minister Julia Gillard says.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 15:24

Greens may support Coalition NBN cost bill

Coalition calls for the Productivity Commission to conduct a full cost-benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network and for the project to be overseen by a parliamentary committee was designed simply to delay the roll-out of the high-speed fibre network, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 14:44

Coalition moves to force NBN cost study

Ramping up pressure on Government over the cost of the National Broadband Network, the Coalition will introduce a Private Members Bill calling for a 10-year cost-benefit analysis of the project.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 06 October 2010 11:21

Telstra reforms by end of month: Conroy

The Gillard Government will introduce crucial telecommunications reform legislation to the Parliament during the two-week sitting period at the end of the month, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has told the Bloomberg news service.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 30 September 2010 22:14

NBN an 'affront' to competition law: Turnbull

Without a cost-benefit analysis, there was no justification for the massive investment in the National Broadband Network, shadow communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has told reporters in Canberra.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 30 September 2010 00:41

'No interest' in demolishing NBN: Turnbull

Shadow communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has "no interest" in demolishing the National Broadband Network, and if the Coalition were to form Government before then NBN is completed, it would make the best possible use of the infrastructure already built.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 21:27

Telstra reform: Pressure mounts on Turnbull

Pressure is growing on newly-appointed Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull to deal with the industry reform legislation that will enable the $9 billion Telstra structural separation deal to proceed.

 

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 20 September 2010 18:34

NBN: Govt dismisses Turnbull's UN assessment

Malcolm Turnbull's claim that a UN report on broadband had undermined Government's plan for a fibre to the home National Broadband Network was based on a narrow reading of its findings and a misunderstanding of the technology being utilised. That is the response from the office of the communications minister.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 20 September 2010 17:00

UN report says NBN should be 'technology neutral'

A United Nations report on broadband infrastructure recommends that government's remain "technology neutral" in national roll-outs as the most risk averse strategy - a finding Malcolm Turnbull says highlights the Coalition's concerns about the NBN.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 20 September 2010 13:21

NBN is no Snowy Mountains scheme: Turnbull

Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull says the Snowy Mountains Scheme was given "rigorous analysis and public debate" over several years before construction began, and could not be compared to the National Broadband Network project as Julia Gillard claims.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 16 September 2010 13:42

NBN: Players ready in high-stakes game

With the announcement this week of the Gillard Cabinet and Tony Abbott's shadow ministry, we now know who the players are in what will be a hard-fought battle over the National Broadband Network implementation. But we have still to learn how the game will be played.

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