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Opposition spokesman for communications, Malcolm Turnbull, often repeats the position that the Government should stay out of communications infrastructure, and projects such as the NBN should be left to the private sector (or "the market"), with some assistance provided for "unviable" areas.
Added by Phillip Watson on May 15, 2011 at 12:14am — No Comments
I know there's a lot of you here on satellite internet, so this may be of interest to you:
The NBN Co has signed the contracts for it's interim satellite service which will run from this month until 2015 when their dedicated satellites are launched. The interim solution will offer speeds of up to 6Mbps (At least 6 times faster than what you have now), and based on the NBN wholesale pricing it should be considerably cheaper than what you're paying currently for the slower…Continue
With the constant march of technology, there are often concerns expressed that the NBN may be obsolete before it's even finished.
So what are the chances of this happening, and what technologies could potentially make the NBN obsolete?
Let's begin with a basic explanation of the fibre portion of the NBN. It uses…Continue
I just came across an article in The Land this-morning, which probably sums up better than I could, the benefits the NBN will bring to rural areas. Here is the article, and the conclusion:
Demonstrably false comments by AM radio "shock jocks" and conservative newspaper columnists are propagating this incorrect belief.…Continue
While on the face of it this may seem reasonable, there are major…Continue