In 2009, the Australian Federal Government launched the National Broadband Network (NBN), an ambitious infrastructure project to bring high-speed broadband to the entire country within 10 years. To make this happen, the government established a publicly-owned company, NBN Co, to
French tech blogger and fiber enthusiast Jean-Michel Billaut pointed on his blog to a recently published study about the electrification of France. According to this study, the cost of electrifying France was 762bn of today's euros.
I sometimes wonder