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RODNEY TUCKER. The Tragedy of Australia’s National Broadband Network.

A National Tragedy Australia’s National Broadband Network is heavily dependent on a soon-to-be-obsolete technology (FTTN) that most of the world has rejected. The FTTN-based network was sold to the Australian public based on an underestimate of Australia’s broadband needs (Tucker, … Continue reading

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Mark Gregory. Turnbull’s NBN Mess

It has been an inauspicious beginning to 2016 for NBN Co and the year only promises to go from bad to worse as the rest of the world moves ahead with NG-PON2 Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) rollouts and Australians … Continue reading

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Rob Nicholls. NBN

Fairness, Opportunity and Security Policy series edited by Michael Keating and John Menadue. The policy rationale behind a national broadband network would appear to be a simple one. The objective would be to part subsidise the construction of a national … Continue reading

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