Prime minister Julia Gillard and communications minister senator Stephen Conroy will this morning preside over a ceremonial switching on of the National Broadband Network in Armidale NSW, following trials over the past month with a handful of Armidale households.
Simon Hackett has accused Communications Minister Stephen Conroy of again making factually incorrect statements about Internode's approach to the National Broadband Network, claiming Conroy hadn't even read some of Hackett's recent statements on the matter.
A war of words has erupted between Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Liberal Senator Guy Barnett, with the latter claiming the National Broadband Network rollout in his home state of Tasmania was taking longer than expected.
Communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy, has won the 2011 award from Global Telecoms Business magazine for "the most significant personal contribution to telecommunications," for his work in developing the National Broadband Network.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy says the opposition of "selectively reading" an OECD report critical of the National Broadband Network and was using it as a "cloak to hide behind" in its political campaign to the delay the network roll-out.
In one of the more amusing articles we’ve seen discussing the relative performance of Communications Minister Stephen Conroy against his nemesis Malcolm Turnbull, Bernard Keane argues at Crikey that Conroy is akin to one of science fiction’s greatest villains.