The NBN Situation in Australia

AU The eyes of the (fiber) world have been focused on Australia these last few weeks as the bold plan for national fiber roll-out is in danger of dying if the current labor government gets ousted by the liberal coalition.

French consultant Thibaut Bellon works for Setics in Australia and keeps a French language blog on FTTH in Australia. His latest post pointed me to a Youtube video of an ABC news show with a good and thorough analysis of the different broadband plans on offer by the two political platforms. There’s a quote in there from Peter Marks, ABC’s Technology Editor that I think is really good:

“I think speed is one of those things that if you don’t have it you don’t realise that you want it.”

How so very true.

Anyway, here’s the whole thing, well worth having a look at: