[LINK] "Shutting down copper is a really dumb thing to do"
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Wed Nov 9 09:43:31 AEDT 2011
Slightly more than six million, Frank. Over the life of the build, the
number of homes will increase; and there will also be business services.
NBN Co eventually anticipates 13 million premises (home and business) to
However, that's still trivial by comparison to the USA.
On 9/11/11 7:56 AM, Frank O'Connor wrote:
> Perhaps in America, with its economies of scale and huge customer numbers (about 170 million or more fixed line connections) big telcos could afford to run two 'systems' in tangent.
> Here, it's not as viable. I mean, even the NBN ... even with everyone in Oz connected to it, would only have about 6 million subscribers. That's not enough to support running a tandem network connection environment.
> On 09/11/2011, at 12:27 AM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
>> "The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers."
>> Richard Hamming - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamming_code
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