[LINK] NBN Summary of Business Case was Re: NBN Co to build wireless network from late 2011
Marghanita da Cruz
marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Nov 26 10:34:32 AEDT 2010
Martin Barry wrote:
> Having read all the submissions to the ACCC discussion it
seems a common and
> sensible opinion that the POIs should be located where
> exists and therefore the NBN should only aggregate
declared areas back to
> the nearest POI.
Are the ACCC powers being changed to rule over Government
> NBN Co’s recommended solution to this problem is to establish a small number
> of PoIs located in capital cities. In our business model there are 14. Since
> there would be competitive backhaul available between any RSP’s
> headquarters and all of these 14 PoIs, the cost of backhaul would tend to be
> both modest and uniform.
> If the Government elects to mandate a larger number of PoIs than NBN Co
> plans, it will need to take other steps to achieve low and uniform national
> wholesale pricing. If that solution does not promote the same intensity of
> retail competition as the 14-PoI offering, NBN Co projects that its IRR could
> decline by 50-80 basis points because of slower take-up of broadband and
> slower introduction of retail services that require higher speeds.
> Future Fund chair calls for NBN transparency: report
> Published 7:51 AM, 26 Nov 2010
> Future Fund chairman David Murray is seeking further transparency regarding the government's broadband reforms ahead of a crucial vote on the policy by Telstra shareholders next year, according to a report in The Australian Financial Review.
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> Call for transparency on NBN
> PUBLISHED : 10 hours 25 minutes ago | UPDATED: 5 hours 32 minutes ago PUBLISHED: 26 Nov 2010 12:04:02 PRINT EDITION: 26 Nov 2010
> Future Fund chairman David Murray wants transparency about Canberra’s broadband reforms ahead of a crucial vote on the policy by Telstra shareholders next year.
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Marghanita da Cruz
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