Labour used Sourth Korea as the template, but forgot to check something.
Labour web page on this announcement made a direct comparison with the success of FTTH rollout in S Korea.
But the seem to have missed reading up on the subject first.
"Surprisingly given the Government’s extensive policy involvement in the ICT sector, the **majority of
funding for Korea’s broadband infrastructure projects has come from the private sector** rather than the
public sector. Overall, the Government invested more than $900 million US in the KII project. However
this is only a small proportion compared to the total investment of $33 billion overall (NCA). The
Government’s total budget for BcN is far smaller, at just $62 million, again a drop in the ocean compared
to the overall level of investment that will be made by the private sector. Investment"