NBN Deal Stitched At Last
The revised migration plan sets out the terms for shifting customers off Telstra’s existing infrastructure and onto the National Broadband Network.
The original deal to use Telstra’s infrastructure for the National Broadband Network was renegotiated in December due to the change in policy away from Labor’s system of connecting fibre-optic cabling to 93 percent of homes, to the Coalition’s cheaper, slower option that mixes technologies.
The ACCC took more than nine months to approve the original $11.2 billion deal between the then NBN Co and Telstra in 2011. But the incoming coalition Government limited the scope of regulatory review in the updated deal to the migration plan governing how customers move to the new network