[LINK] Fwd: BroadBand Advisory Group
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 01:50:21 +0800
Roger Clarke wrote Tuesday, March 26, 2002 12:57 PM
> The broadband argument is no longer just about top-end science, nor
> just about CAL and other business matters. A lot of the concerns
> that have been expressed are about consumer and citizen access. So
> where are the public interest reps (e.g. ISOC-AU, ACA, EFA)??
Other public interest organisations with a long-standing telecommunication
consumer interest are Consumers' Telecommunications Network <www.ctn.org.au>
and the Small Enterprise Telecommunications Centre <www.setel.com.au>.
These two consumer organisations have represented residential and small
business consumers for many years. Their membership bases are mainly
organisations - www.ctn.org.au/CTNmembers.htm and
www.setel.com.au/membership/members.htm - representing many thousands of
It is disappointing that none of the above public interest organisations are
represented on BAG <www.dcita.gov.au/cgi-bin/graphics.pl?path=6278>. Why
are none represented?
ISOC-AU, CTN & SETEL