[LINK] Telstra dummy-spit on NBN & structural separation

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Mon Oct 27 09:16:44 EST 2008


Stilgherrian wrote:
> On 26/10/2008, at 10:08 AM, David Boxall wrote:
>> <http://fw.farmonline.com.au/news/nationalrural/agribusiness-and-general/general/two-tussle-on-the-broadband-network/1340541.aspx 
>> Geoff Booth, managing director of Telstra Country Wide is reported as
>> saying:
>>> "We cannot submit a tender, we will not submit a tender … people  
>>> think we're playing a bluff here, but I spoke to the chairman  
>>> yesterday, and the CEO this morning, and the message is clear: we  
>>> will not bid if separation is not taken off the table."
> 
> Well, Telstra, don't submit a tender then! [shrugs] Honestly, no-one  
> cares.
> 
> What's the "bluff", Telstra? That the government will just choose  
> another entity to give the funding to? One which doesn't piss away  
> their time and energy with all this bitching and moaning? One which  
> doesn't have the overhead of a bloated, inefficient workforce working  
> within bloated, inefficient silo structures? Ooooh... I'm scared


or maybe a board who doesn't know anything about Telecomunications. Does anyone 
know who sits on the board all I could find was lots of waffle about it at:
<http://www.telstra.com.au/abouttelstra/corp/governance/directors.cfm>

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