Vodafone chief flags co-investment option to upgrade NBN FTTN users to full fibre – Telco/ISP

The merged Vodafone-TPG entity is hoping to have a hand in bringing full fibre connections to more Australians, potentially via a co-investment arrangement with NBN Co.

Speaking at the virtual CommsDay Summit earlier this week, current Vodafone Australia CEO Iñaki Berroeta said full fibre “is key to Australia’s telecommunications future”. 

However, he noted up to 40 percent of premises on the NBN are in the fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) footprint, and indicated a merged Vodafone-TPG was keen to play a role in upgrading those users. 

“Australia’s digital future depends on having many more fibre connections and freeing ourselves from copper delivery of

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