[LINK] Telstra tells Rudd: We need high-speed broadband

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sat Oct 4 17:52:34 EST 2008

> "Unlike other infrastructure projects which are focused on a 
> particular location or industry sector, the project will benefit all 
> Australians and will unleash the nation's untapped spirit of 
> innovation and entrepreneurship,” he claimed.
If controlled by Telstra their profits will be maximised, with negative 
impacts on the benefits to the nation.
> However independent telco analyst Paul Budde claims Telstra only wants 
> an NBN built on its own terms.
> "It wants an NBN that will net it the right return on investment," 
> said Budde.
> "However the government is saying it has to be right for the country 
> and far more affordable than the price regulated by the telco giant."
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