[LINK] NBN IBES Study published

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Wed Feb 2 11:45:01 AEDT 2011

An attempt to cut and paste an interesting section (bottom of
page 26) brings new meaning to reading between the lines.
The document appears to have white text on white background...

> A progress activity as quickly as possible,benefit that does national progress towards the this list
>    particular potentially significant it is envisaged that not specifically appear on
> is development of richer and more scalable E-Health solutions in each application of e-health that
>    in home monitoring of patients or the elderly. This is an of these areas should
>    occur in a concurrent rather than sequential manner.
> appears directly dependent on residential access to better broadband.
>    How do we drive national alignment?
> Two further possible benefits in the health priority E-Health solutions requires health
>    Driving national alignment in the development of high arena are the provision of
>    two key actions:
> information to the public (patients and potential of high quality, scalable Australian
>            National investment fund ? The development patients) and training and support of
> health professionals, particularly in remote areas. Careful assessment to aneeded to
>            E-Health priority solutions should be stimulated via tightly governed access
>                                                                                         is
>            national investment fund. This will require the development of rules and criteria to
> ascertain guide the allocationbenefits in these areas, ifdefinition very fast broadband.
>             the incremental of investment funds and the any, of of appropriate

Tom Koltai wrote:
> The 105 page paper, 'Valuing Broadband Benefits: a selective report on
> issues and options"
> http://broadband.unimelb.edu.au/resources/ValuingBroadbandBenefits.pdf
> was prepared for IBES by Richard Hayes of the Melbourne Business School
> at the University. It looks at some of the methods that could be used to
> value the benefits of high speed broadband, with a particular focus on
> the NBN and in the context of any social cost benefit analysis of the
> NBN. 
> /Quote
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