‘Adequately served’: Criteria and assessment process to facilitate the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN)

On 7 April 2009, the Australian Government announced it would establish a new company, NBN Co Limited (NBN Co), to build and operate a new high-speed, wholesale-only, open-access National Broadband Network (NBN). This will become the single largest infrastructure investment made by an Australian Government and is part of historic reforms to Australia’s telecommunications sector.