[LINK] Does the NBN need overhead cabling? [Was: Aerial vs underground Cabling]

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Mon Mar 14 16:08:07 AEDT 2011

On 11/03/2011 1:34 PM, Ross Kelso wrote:
> ...  the then marginal seat of Herbert was blessed
> with rapid roll-out of aerial fibre in Mundingburra (Townsville) ...
> AND then along came cyclone Yasi, blowing over the electricity poles!
> ...
Evidently, overhead fibre is more likely to fail than underground 
copper. Where NBNCo fails to provide underground fibre, should NBNCo - 
and any buyer of NBNCo - (not Telstra or the government) be required to 
maintain the (more reliable) underground copper?

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