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nbn™ blames cheap-ass telcos for grumpy users, absolves CVC pricing

eldakka Silver badge

“Even if we reach our planned 70%+ take up rate, nbn’s current revenue per user coming from the RSPs [retailers] will not generate enough total revenue to produce a positive return on the investment made to build the network as it is planned,” he writes.

As a government-initiated infrastructure project, no positive ROI is expected nor required.

If that were the case, the government would never have to levy taxes for anything ever again, as each project (healthcare, roads, defense) would be expected to pay for itself and return a profit.

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