[LINK] Seniors broadband scheme unveiled
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Tue Dec 2 19:48:54 EST 2008
At 22:54 01/12/2008, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
>Seniors broadband scheme unveiled
>December 1st, 2008
>FAMILIES, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Minister
>Jenny Macklin has awarded a $15 million contract to NEC to provide
>broadband services to older Australians.
>The Broadband for Seniors program will set up as many as 2,000 free
>Internet kiosks over the next three years in community centres and clubs
>used by senior citizens.
Right so it costs $15 million to set up 2000 locations, that would
scale to $150 million for 20,000 locations, or $1.5 billion for
Where is all this mega multibillion dollar broadband bidding
described in other threads coming from?
Isn't it time to Telco act was changed - AGAIN - like it was suppose
to be - to allow anyone to set up an open access Wifi in their
community for internet access, and finally, once and for all, flat
rate pipes, not bytes. Like it was suppose to be.
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