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NBN Co To Unleash Gigabit HFC

NBN Co To Unleash Gigabit HFC

It says it will do so by shifting data more efficiently across the twin hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) networks, improving the flow by up to 50 percent. 

It plans to become one of the first telcos globally to introduce the latest Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) 3.1 high-speed cable technology.

More than three million homes and businesses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and the Gold Coast are earmarked to receive the National Broadband Network over the HFC cables that currently deliver broadband and pay-TV services to Telstra and Optus customers.