[LINK] Optus & NBN
tomk at unwired.com.au
Sun Jun 7 18:41:36 EST 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adrian Chadd [mailto:adrian at creative.net.au]
> Sent: Sunday, 7 June 2009 5:56 PM
> To: Tom Koltai
> Cc: stephen at melbpc.org.au; link at anu.edu.au
> Subject: Re: [LINK] Optus & NBN
> On Sun, Jun 07, 2009, Tom Koltai wrote:
> > > Speaking at the Trans Tasman Business Circle in Sydney
> > > yesterday, Optus
> > > chief executive Paul O'Sullivan said a monthly wholesale
> > > access price of
> > > $50 could be expected if NBN penetration levels hit 60 per cent.
> > Absolute Crapola.
> > Japan is offering 100 mb per second for under $38.00.
> > There is no requirement to bundle a telephone.
> > Australia is the eigth most expensive country for broadband in the
> > OECD world in other words, there are 22 countries around the world
> > including Slovakia, Hungary, Portugal, Czech Republic that
> are cheaper
> > than Australia.
> So what is the deployment and uptake of NBN-fast internet
> services in high population density locations (ie, CBDs) in
> each capital city? Or is it all simply still DSL/cable?
Um, could you be more specific Adrian - Which Cities.
In Tokyo, Seoul, Copenhagen and various other selected high speed
networks globally, the delivery methoid is ftth.
In Hungry its DSL - I would have to look up the rest.
I suggest a wonderful book:
Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission
By Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou, Jyoti
And the Telstra bits are available here.....
Unfortunately it is a restricted book, however quite a bit of the good
stuff is available.
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