[LINK] Optus & NBN

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Sun Jun 7 17:56:24 EST 2009

On Sun, Jun 07, 2009, Tom Koltai wrote:

> > Speaking at the Trans Tasman Business Circle in Sydney 
> > yesterday, Optus 
> > chief executive Paul O'Sullivan said a monthly wholesale 
> > access price of 
> > $50 could be expected if NBN penetration levels hit 60 per cent. 
> Absolute Crapola.
> Japan is offering 100 mb per second for under $38.00.
> There is no requirement to bundle a telephone.
> Australia is the eigth most expensive country for broadband in the OECD
> world in other words, there are 22 countiries around the world including
> Slovakia, Hungary, Portugal, Czech Republic that are cheaper than
> Australia.

So what is the deployment and uptake of NBN-fast internet services in high
population density locations (ie, CBDs) in each capital city? Or is it all
simply still DSL/cable?


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