Sydney, 22 August 2018 – Communications Alliance today welcomed the appointment of Stephen Rue as the new CEO of NBN Co and paid tribute to outgoing CEO, Bill Morrow.

“We congratulate Stephen on his selection to what is one of Australia’s most important infrastructure roles and wish him and his team every success during the remainder of the network rollout,” said Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton.

“The appointment comes at a time of accelerating deployment and significantly improving performance metrics from the national network builder.

“These laudable improvements are testimony to the leadership efforts of Bill Morrow and the efforts of everyone at NBN Co.

“We have enjoyed the opportunity to work with Bill and extend our best wishes to him in future endeavours.

“NBN Co plays a key role in the operations of Communications Alliance and is a member of the CA Board of Directors,” Mr Stanton said.

Communications Alliance is the primary telecommunications industry body in Australia. Its membership is drawn from a wide cross-section of the  communications industry, including carriers, carriage and internet  service providers, content providers, search engines, equipment vendors, IT companies, consultants and business groups.

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