[LINK] Does the NBN bring redundancy?

Fernando Cassia fcassia at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 19:14:33 AEDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 05:04, Paul Brooks <pbrooks at layer10.com.au> wrote:
> Fernando, see http://www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/952292,
> particularly the lower half of the page with the 'POI Planning Rules' and
> the discussion paper and advice to government, for a deeper understanding of
> how the location of NBN PoIs is determined from the decision to overbuild
> monopoly routes, but not overbuild competitive routes - at least as far as
> our Competition regulator sees things.
> P.

Much appreciated, thanks. With regards to what the .AR government
plans to do, it's anybody's guess. Unlike what happens in .AU with
regards to public debate and recommendations from the competition
regulator, over here decisions seem to be made at an ivory tower of
"experts" inside the Ministry of Infrastructure. We only learn about
decisions by (rare) public statements by public officials to the local

But you guys gave me plenty of ammunition to ask them for more details.


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