Broadband policy

Australia’s increasing use of fibre to the node (FTTN) has locked the country out of world-class broadband for years to come.

National Broadband Network, Australian telecommunications, Fibre to the Premise, Fibre to the Node, Optical communications, Telecommunications

In the lead-up to the Australian federal election in September 2013, there is huge and often bitter controversy over the potential benefits and disadvantages of each policy. TJA has assembled an NBN Policy Panel of four experienced commentators, ranging in their political sympathies from ‘centre left to centre right’ – and none of them uncritical supporters of either policy. Their disciplines span the engineering, economics and marketing of broadband telecommunications.

NBN, policy
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