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The broadband tax

From the moment this suggestion was first mooted I was strongly opposed to the broadband tax that the government proposed in December 2016.  It will slam around $7 per month on fixed broadband subscriptions, making the price broadband services in … Continue reading

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Does Australia need a proper nbn?

Here we go again with more useless debates about whether the country needs a first-class national broadband network or a second-rate one; and again there are discussions around what other flavours of the multi-mix technology can we now add to … Continue reading

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Disappointment with our NBN services

As we have mentioned before, the NBN, as it is being rolled out at the moment, is as good as it will get for many years to come. While we remain critical of the government decision to abandon the FttH … Continue reading

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From DSL to FttN, G.FAST, Fttdp, XG-FAST – building the NBN the tortuous way

In September 2016, NBN Co indicated its interest in a technology known as XG.Fast, it is a next level up from the G.Fast technology they started to trial in 2015 and it also needs to be seen in the yet … Continue reading

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Sunshine for NBN – but storm clouds ahead

If we take the politics, the disappointment about the second-rate infrastructure, and the wholesale/competition issues out of it, then there is no doubt that NBN Co is now in a good place with the rollout of its multi-technology mix broadband … Continue reading

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