[LINK] Benefits of a digital economy enabled by the National Broadband Network

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Mon Sep 20 06:59:33 EST 2010

  On 19/09/10 7:25 PM, George Bray wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Richard Chirgwin
> <rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au>  wrote:
>> One thing that mystifies me is that nobody has tried to quantify the
>> potential value of the NBN to non-Internet wholesale markets, of which
>> there are many.
> You mean the business of moving atoms around to retailers?
George -

No, I mean the various telecommunications wholesale markets that aren't 
Internet traffic.

People are aware that the NBN could be used to serve mobile base 
stations; but there's not much analysis of the income that might generate.

> I remember a story years back on using videoconferencing to support
> cattle auctions, so potential buyers didn't have to turn up for the
> sale.

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