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

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Mon Sep 20 09:06:34 EST 2010

Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>  On 20/09/10 8:02 AM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> 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.
>> <snip>
>> 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 -
> Marghanita,
> 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.

If backhaul is available - the spectrum is more useful - 
hence worth more - chicken and egg.

Marghanita da Cruz
Tel: 0414-869202

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