The NBN: a timeline

From OPEL to NBN in 19 months

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Mid to late 2008: Debate rages over the need for a fibre-to-the-home network that removes the copper last mile; wholesale access; and structural separation of the NBN operator. Debate harks back to the decision of Kim Beazley, then communications minister under the Hawke government, to give the public telecommunications infrastructure to a privatised Telstra.

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