[LINK] tRe: NBN white-elephant-to-be ...

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Aug 26 14:28:23 AEST 2010

Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> This whole subject of wireless vs fibre has a distinct solution based 
> flavour.
> If you take a problem based approach you most likely to discover:
> *> Some people need access at fixed locations, and
> *> Some people need mobile access.
> The solution, therefore, looks very much like:
> The NBN should have both fibre and wireless - depending on need, not 
> some ideology or technology driven solution preferences.
Thanks Bernard,

Except that the debate is where to stick the wireless and
fibre. Though those arguing for fibre to the home seem to
have relocated their fibre to the CBDs, Mobile Phone Towers
and undersea cables.

I would like to also distinguish between mobile and
wireless. Not all wireless is mobile (ie works while the
connection is moving at any speed).

I-Burst/Unwired/microwave was/is wireless but did not claim

Then there is satellite. Also, note analog TV was not to be
mobile but radio was.

Marghanita da Cruz
Tel: 0414-869202

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