[LINK] Battery back-up mandatory for NBN?

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Sat Nov 6 12:33:41 AEDT 2010

On 6/11/2010 11:50 AM, Tom Worthington wrote:
> Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
>> ... If we had $43b to spend only once, is spending it on the NBN the 
>> optimum use of public resources? ...
> I don't think the Government strategy is to actually spend $43b of
> government money on the NBN. It is to have a grand sounding, visionary,
> long term, nation building project. Then spend a few hundred million
> dollars on some pilot programs in marginal electorates, while the
> technologists and the market sort out the future of telecommunications.


You have completely missed what I am saying.

My point is that there has been no priority setting. The question is: Is 
the NBN a better or worse spend of public resources than other potential 



Bernard Robertson-Dunn
Canberra Australia
email:	 brd at iimetro.com.au
website: www.drbrd.com

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