In the kind of decision that will go down in the annals of the astonishingly obvious, Australia’s Productivity Commission has found that some aspects of the National Broadband Network might be considered anti-competitive. The report, by the PC’s Australian Government Competitive Neutrality Complaints Office, was sparked by …
why don't these providers find places where NBN is going to be years to roll-out & install stuff there? like down my street for instance :P
Actually Richard your comment:
"The report immediately sparked a political debate that is so ideological and fact-free that it’s hardly worth reporting." Can be used to replace the huge majority of Australian political reporting, with the added benefit that it's far more accurate.
Excellent reporting and analysis as usual.
Isn't the whole point of a government service
to do things which are commercially unviable at a given price point?
The only reason to do it otherwise is for national security or national strategic reasons.
For example, put in excellent communications to allow home-working to reduce pollution.
- Hi-torque tank engines: EXTREME car hacking with The Register
- Product round-up Ten excellent FREE PC apps to brighten your Windows
- Review What's MISSING on Amazon Fire Phone... and why it WON'T set the world alight
- Product round-up Trousers down for six of the best affordable Androids
- Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...