[LINK] Benefits of a digital economy enabled by the National Broadband Network
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Mon Sep 20 08:18:22 EST 2010
On 20/09/10 8:02 AM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>> 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
> It's the value of the Spectrum Auctions/Licenses. However,
> with a population of around just $20million we cannot
> expect the same returns....but we could extrapolate -
No, I'm not looking at the spectrum licenses, I'm looking at the value
of wholesale backhaul between mobile base station locations (as *one*
example of backhaul opportunities available to NBN Co).
This is a separate question from the value of the spectrum.
> $1Billion * 20 milion people in australia /1billion people
> in india . Tthis would have to be corrected for the 6.5million
> of the 20million people in Australia are in NSW.
>> Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's (QCOM.O) $1-billion purchase of wireless
>> airwaves in India would seem an odd investment for a company that
>> makes chips for wireless devices.
> Noting German population is 82,110,097
>> The Juniper Research Blog
>> German Spectrum auction- pricing not excessive
>> by Anthony Cox on May 24th, 2010
>> As the German spectrum auctions drew to a close on May 20, several
>> factors may have reduced the amount that bidders were willing to put
>> forward for the spectrum in the 800MHz frequency band, even though
>> recent pressure on operators data networks means that operators may
>> eventually need as much spectrum as they can get.
>> Though the German government achieved Â4.38bn ($5.5bn) for the
>> frequencies, some forecasts were coming in at twice that amount. No
>> new players decided to join the market, which could have hiked
>> prices, while stringent roll out requirements to create rural
>> broadband coverage may have put some bidders off.
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