Switching the national broadband network to using fibre-to-the-distribution-point technology is an interim solution; the correct solution, which will cost about the same, is to go full fibre.
Internet Australia executive director Laurie Patton has repeated his call for the government and Opposition to come together and commit to using fibre-to-the-distribution-point for as much of the possible of the remainder of the NBN rollout.
NBN Co has inked a deal with US-based networking equipment provider Adtran, in a supply agreement for software, hardware and services, to support the fibre-to-the-distribution-point (what NBN Co calls fibre-to-the-curb) component of the NBN rollout.
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