[LINK] The data drought

David Boxall linkdb at boxall.name
Sun Oct 4 14:37:20 AEDT 2015

I get the distinct feeling the whole NBN thing is being played for 
political gain more than anything else.

"Many people in rural and regional Australia are suffering from a 
drought and it's not because of a lack of rain. This drought is about a 
lack of data - internet speeds so slow it's impossible to do online 
banking or email a small photograph."

"The new half-a-billion-dollar satellite was launched this morning, but 
due to months of testing will not be commercially available until mid-2016.

Central Queensland farmer Kristy Sparrow said the bush cannot wait that 

That being so, our only option is to make as much noise as possible.

The lack of infrastructure is costly in so many ways.

David Boxall                    |  Drink no longer water,
                                |  but use a little wine
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