[LINK] NBN Wireless Service Looks Good: So do we need fibre?

Birch, Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Fri Aug 20 18:10:55 AEST 2010

Tom Worthington wrote:

> It is likely that the average home owner will be using a 
wireless link for the last 10m from the NBN's termination point in their

home to IT equipment. So the home-owner is unlikely to see much 
difference in the service between a fibre option connection and a 
wireless one.

Until they get the applications that require it, then they'll cable it
in.  People are already doing this, especially if they've got a few
teenagers!  Ethernet cabling disappeared in the home for a while but
it's starting to make a comeback.

- Jim


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