[LINK] National Broadband Network - except it's not national.

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Wed May 12 12:58:09 AEST 2010

On 12/05/2010, at 12:53 PM, Gordon Keith wrote:
> And who pays for the power to the FO modem?
> If I'm paying for power to the modem at my house then it gets switched off 
> when I don't want to use it. I don't like to waste power. 

Then you won't get inbound phone calls. The fibre of the NBN replaces the exiting copper. Your analog POTS phone plugs into a port on the NBN whizzbox. Senator Conroy is on record as saying the copper gets ripped out when the fibre goes in.


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