Foxtel, once held out of the broadband market by long-standing agreement with Telstra, has announced a broadband resale agreement with the incumbent's wholesale arm. That will see it launch the obligatory triple-play offering of Pay-TV, voice and broadband calls. Given the tsunami that has engulfed all forms of television, it's …
Released late 2014, that's a while to wait :| NBN might actually make some progress by then... haha ahh.
"Released late 2014, that's a while to wait :| NBN might actually make some progress by then... haha ahh."
Are you kidding? If it's planned for a late 2014 release, there is the time to market the product, increase your customerbase, and, with a bit of luck, actually make money on this long term venture.
It means the NBN isn't going to encroach on their business for at least the next decade. So, the Foxtel people have projected that the NBN isn't going to see widespread rollout till at least 2024.
Sounds about right then!
The real picture emerges
Rupert: The (Labor) NBN is dead, long live the NBN (of my choosing)
The NBN is dead...
What you are seeing is some residual writhing and twitching but it'll just take the LNP to put a few more rounds into it to truly make it die.
The LNP is just waiting for the country to stop paying too much attention to it, before they issue the final deathblow.
The Telstra panel they appointed will come back with the recommendation to kill it by about the end of the year. They are already winding it down.
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