[LINK] NBN white-elephant-to-be: better spend the $$$ on other things

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Thu Aug 19 17:33:58 AEST 2010

Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> <snip>
>> Regarding maintenance: it is the responsibility of the owner of the 
>> cable. Telstra is responsible up to the network boundary; NBN Co 
>> would be responsible up to the network termination box.
> this is the fusebox...who will supply the power for the batteries in a 
> strata
> how many will be required?
Strata is a thorny question; it's still under discussion because 
everyone wants to avoid the tangles experienced in the cable TV business.

> Electricity provides individual meters. How much space will be 
> required for the NBN stuff?
> One of the issues with the solar power is the additional equipment 
> required. Does the NBN
> monitor the batteries? In my experience batteries fail before I 
> dispose of my laptop or mobile.
> Marghanita
> <snip>

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