[LINK] Govt broadband plans blurred
Thu, 16 Aug 2001 19:58:53 +1000
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On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, felipe rodriquez wrote:
> > 3. Govt broadband plans blurred
> > The NSW government has announced a vague plan to pipe broadband
> > capacity to universities throughout Sydney within a very tight
> > timeframe -- to be completed by the end of the year.
> > http://cgi.zdnet.com/slink?128115
> What Australia needs is something like this
> a gigabit network linking the universities together.
> But then... a gigabit network is not much use when universities end up
> paying Telstra by the megabyte for traffic.
AARNET, the network run for the Australian universities buys bandwidth of
Optus, and has for some time. They have a gigabit project underway, have a
look at http://www.aarnet.edu.au/news/pnwgigapop.html (admittedly not at
Michael Still (email@example.com)
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