[LINK] NBN to cost 24 times South Korea's faster network, says research body
cas at taz.net.au
Thu Feb 10 09:14:39 AEDT 2011
On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 04:31:00PM +1100, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> NBN to cost 24 times South Korea's faster network, says research body
> UPDATED James Massola
> From: The Australian
> February 09, 2011 2:46PM
> 111 comments
> THE National Broadband Network will cost taxpayers 24 times as much
> as South Korea's
wow, that's cheap. only 24 times the cost for 76 times the land area
(and 0.005% of the population density).
a shining example of public sector efficiency, shows what's possible
without the inherent inefficiency of profit.
> but deliver just one tenth the speed, according to one of
i thought the NBN had already announced that due to equipment upgrades,
speeds would be up to 1gbit rather than 100Mbps?
> It also loses points due to limited private-sector involvement, high
> government intervention and the exclusion of state and municipal
> authorities from the plan.
Waaaaa! Not enough snouts at the trough! *Our* snouts not at the trough!!!
craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>
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