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

George Bray georgebray at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 14:03:23 EST 2010

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 11:52 AM, Kim Holburn <kim at holburn.net> wrote:

> But what they [The Coalition] are saying instead is: "We think that broadband is an
> issue and we think something needs to be done.  We have a vague plan
> to give billions of dollars to the people who haven't performed up
> till now, to fix the problem somehow.  And this is a much better plan
> than the Government's plan."

I posted a comment to this effect on the Oz story, but they seem very
selective about the ones they publish.

Those calling for the private sector to do the job of implementing a
ubiquitous network have a short memory. The government went to the
market seeking a solution, but Telstra offered a three page snub.

To be fair there are, however, many [commie pinko NBN] supporters that
did get their comment published on Mr. Wood's WCIT blather in Mr.
Murdoch's press.


George Bray, Canberra, Australia. http://geobray.com

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