[LINK] Customers may be forced on to NBN to keep phones
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Tue Oct 12 17:51:41 EST 2010
Dips me lid! Consider my statement revised, that once customers in a
FSA are migrated to the NBN, Telstra will *then* decommission the copper.
On 12/10/10 5:46 PM, Paul Brooks wrote:
> On 12/10/2010 4:34 PM, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>> Yes, there was. The aim, under the Telstra / NBN deal, is to
>> simultaneously decommission copper and commission fibre in any given
>> service area.
>> Rollout timing is important to ISPs with DSLAMs, since they need to plan
>> the depreciation of their networks (remember that rollout is an
>> eight-year project). An ISP with DSLAMs will eventually switch them off.
>> Telstra won't keep the copper network under the NBN plan, it will switch
>> it off and migrate its customers to the NBN wholesale network.
> Note that it is unlikely to be simultaneous - I expect an overlap period of many
> months, if not years, between when the NBN is deployed, and when all the services have
> been methodically migrated according to a project-plan across from the copper to the
> NBN so that the plug can be pulled on the active equipment driving the lines inside
> the exchange.
> see also Draft NBN End User Migration Reference Model (pdf, 266 KB)
> for a reasonable treatment of the likely complexities of the migration process.
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