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

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Mon Oct 27 10:46:48 EST 2008


Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> See "Directors" on this page:
> http://www.telstra.com.au/abouttelstra/corp/executives.cfm
> 

Ahh..when I hovered over that menu option...all that showed up was Sol Trujilo...

> RC
> 
> Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> 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>
>>
>> <snip>
>>   
> 
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