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

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Aug 26 15:23:40 AEST 2010

Kim Holburn wrote:
> Because those towers, nodes need to be connected to something to be  
> useful and what we use to do this today is fibre.

so, how will that change...though I think there are also
microwave connections, which someone else implied in
their comments,  somewhere in this thread.

> Not sure where you're going with that.  You can use radio while  
> driving but TV?  Dangerous!  TV as such has simply not ever been as  
> flexible as radio.  Not until youtube and broadband.  Not until 4G and  
> skype.

It was to illustrate the difference between mobile and
stationary wireless reception. Note, we can now receive
radio signals on our tv...however, I am not sure these
signals can be received reliably in a moving vehicle.
Whether you want to watch tv, talk on your mobile phone or
text in your moving vehicle is a different issue.

Marghanita da Cruz
Tel: 0414-869202

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