[LINK] NBN got what it paid for—will now cost almost half as much again to fix it

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Fri Nov 27 16:34:25 AEDT 2015

On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 10:47:22AM +1100, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> NBN got what it paid for - will now cost almost half as much again to fix it
> 26 November 2015
> By  Lauraine McDonald
> http://www.itwire.com/it-industry-news/telecoms-and-nbn/70497-nbn-got-what-it-paid-for%E2%80%94will-now-cost-almost-half-as-much-again-to-fix-it
> [...]
> In 2012 the nbn approved the $800 million purchase of the HFC network
> - which delivers broadband and pay-TV services - from Optus.

Turnbull's NBN(*) isn't supposed to work.  It's meant to be a failure.
An expensive failure that transfers as much tax-payer money as possible
to corporations like Telstra and Optus.

(*) More accurately, it should be called Murdoch's NBN.


craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>

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