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NetComm Wireless wins nbn scaling excellence award for Fttc


19 September 2017 (Sydney): NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) was named winner of the nbn Scaling Excellence Award at nbn’s Annual Supplier Conference for its outstanding contribution to the Fibre-to-the-Curb (FTTC) rollout. NetComm Wireless was recognised for its timely delivery of world first Distribution Point Units (DPUs) that facilitate the fast and economical rollout of nbn FTTC, which is scheduled for launch by mid-2018.

NetComm Wireless’ fit-for-purpose DPUs integrate network grade diagnostics, performance monitoring and remote management functionsto enable a seamless transition from the legacy copper network to the nbn. The highly scalable technology enables enhanced broadband performance through the extension of managed connectivity; and is powered remotely from the premises to optimise time and cost.

Ken Sheridan, NetComm Wireless CEO said: “NetComm Wireless and nbn have collaborated for many years in a fast-changing environment and it is a tremendous honour to receive this recognition for our efforts in getting the nbn FTTC DPU product up and running. Specially engineered for the precise needs of nbn, our DPUs will allow nbn to increase the speed of deployment and deliver an excellent customer experience sooner.”

Kat Stapleton, NBN EGM for procurement , said:

“The nbn supply conference is a terrific opportunity for us to collaborate, share and problem-solve together as an industry and to learn from one another.

“This year’s event was another successful conference and we were delighted with the participation and attendance from our key suppliers.

“We congratulate all the award winners, and in particular NetComm Wireless who were awarded the nbn 2017 Scaling Excellence award”.

NetComm Wireless and nbn will present a Next Generation Networks keynote at Broadband World Forum in Berlin on 26 October 2017.


NetComm (ASX: NTC) is a global developer of solutions that bridge the gap between fibre and the home, device or machine. In a world where everyone’s connected life matters, Fixed Wireless broadband, wireless M2M/Industrial IoT and Fibre to the distribution point (FTTdp) solutions are specially engineered for challenging deployments. At NetComm we understand that no one-solution fits all. Every operator, carrier and enterprise is different, so we build the right VDSL, Gfast, 4G and 5G solution to meet specific network, market and geographic conditions worldwide. Established in 1982, NetComm is a globally renowned innovator of world-first data communications technologies.

Els Baert

Director of Marketing and Communications, NetComm