[LINK] Labor commits to $4.5b high-speed Internet network

Stewart Fist stewart_fist at optusnet.com.au
Thu Mar 29 11:55:38 AEST 2007

Antony and Tom exchange:
> Telcos will be reluctant to share sites for mobile phone base
> stations. I proposed this be regulated in a submission from the ACS
> to the National Capital Planning Authority in 1992
> <http://www.tomw.net.au/twnpln2.html>. But the federal
> Telecommunications laws override the state and local planning rules,
> making it hard to force coordination.

Of course this makes the concept of single-point-of-failure highly
attractive to any anti-cellphone activist with a chainsaw.

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