[LINK] Fairfax press looks at broadband around the world; Australia not doing well; govt intervention needed

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Tue Sep 21 21:31:34 EST 2010

At 11:00 PM 30/08/2010, Tom Koltai wrote:
> > fibre node at the end of the street. So far about 136,000
> > households, or
> > about 80 per cent of their customer base, have got their hands dirty.
>What a great idea.
>Although methinks we might have some right of way services in the
>footpaths already.

Nothing new here. I had to dig a trench for my comms lines when I 
moved into my house 12 years ago. Surprised me at the time. 
Alternative was to pay Telstra when they turned up. I chose to dig.


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