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John Hibbard

John Hibbard is a leading consultant in international telecommunications, particularly in the development of submarine cable projects. John has over 40 years experience in the telecommunications industry, mostly in international activities and submarine cables. Prior to becoming a consultant, John was Managing Director Global Wholesale at Telstra Australia, where he managed Telstra’s international business, and was founding Chairman of the Australia Japan Cable. He is now President of the Pacific Telecommunications Council and Chairman of its Board of Governors.

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  • The questions at conference?

    15 Dec 2010

    With PTC on the horizon, we ask which key topics are likely to dominate debate.

  • Cabling the oceans

    15 Nov 2010

    John Hibbard looks at drivers for the phenomenal development in Asia-Pacific over the last decade, and how they set the stage for the next 10 years.

  • Lessons to be learned

    15 Oct 2010

    In a mix of tension, excitement and vision, Australia’s national broadband network has been saved, reports John Hibbard.

  • An NBN or not?

    15 Sep 2010

    Australia’s national broadband network (NBN) is turning out to be one of the bargaining chips likely to determine the outcome of the country’s recent election, writes John Hibbard.



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