8 posts • joined 28 Sep 2011
The NBN is paid for with borrowing, which are repaid by it's users (and will return a profit in time). Other then adding revenue in the future, it costs taxpayers nothing.
So I have the answer to your question which you did not ask.
Forgoing the NBN would enable
-no new hospitals
-no new doctors
-no new nurses
-no new reopening
An ignorant person
(who never thought it would be free)
Re: Either that or...
By regarding the NBN as a TV replacement, you are reinforcing his point, that we are ADSL "trained" and never having better, can not see the use.
BTW, Australia is one of the most urban countries in the world (google it!)
I thing you miscomprehend...
“We are actively working on FTTN and HFC" does not suggest in any way they are working on FTTP products.
Unless TPG might connect to you... If so then you will go straight to the front of the queue.
Re: I would love to be able to pay
It is hardly a guarentee that it will remain free, especially given the LNP policy prior to the election.
The claimed speeds may be impressive, but what will the contention rates be when everyone has to use cable?
Bit late to become concerned...
Strange how so few in the media were concerned about these many problems before. We should have known the answers to these questions before the election
It's embarrassing to have someone representing Australia who can spout this sort of nonsense to people who may have been considering investing in Australia.
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