Topic / G9/Terria

Telstra rival loses another member – TransACT leaves Terria consortium

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The Optus-led Terria consortium has announced that TransACT would leave the consortium, leaving five members to fund the bid for the national broadband network tender, worth $4.7 billion. TransACT announced that it would also bid for the network tender, but only in the region covering the ACT. Both companies have said that they remain committed to providing better broadband services to Australians. If you were really serious about that, they […]

TPG-Soul quits Optus led-Terria consortium — is this the end of G9?

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The Optus led Terria consortium has been given another blow after TPG-Soul will leave the group after AAPT announced a similar move eight days ago. Because of this, the consortium’s final six members – iiNet, Internode, Optus, Macquarie Telecom, Primus and TransACT – to bid on the new national broadband network. Terria was previously known as the G9 consortium, because it had nine members – the six mentioned plus AAPT, […]

Tell The Truth Telstra may mean this…

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The ACCC, Australia’s competition regulator, is now taking legal action over Telstra for misleading it’s ‘Next G’ network for some of it’s slogans; which include ‘Everywhere when you need it’ and ‘Get your coverage you need’. They also request that the slogans should be removed. Telstra has said that it has removed the ads in July, before the ACCC intervened. No date has been set, though the ACCC is seeking […]

G9 Draft FTTP to combat Telstra

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The G9 Group; consisting of AAPT, Internode, Optus, iiNet, Macquarie Internet, PowerTel, Primus, Soul and TransACT, have proposed for a FTTP [Fiber-to-the-Node] network. The pricing scheme will be around $24, with high speeds willl be about $45. Tax payers would not need to worry, as it will be financed by them. An Announcement by the ACCC will be made in a couple of weeks.