This paper spells out the negative consequences of the Government?s policy to remove the NBN Co?s current monopoly in providing fixed broadband access infrastructure: for the federal budget, for the competition framework in telecommunications, for a forced premature sale of NBN Co, and for the affordable rollout of high-speed broadband access across the nation.
The earliest published critique of Malcolm Turnbull's NBN 2.0: "[...] a triumph of short-termism over long-term vision"
The first critique to be published of the Coalition's NBN policy, within 18 hours of its launch on 9 April 2010, identifies weaknesses in that policy which remain valid today. Written by Peter Gerrand, it appeared in The Conversation on 10 April 2013. I
10th April 2013
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