(Moving it to luv-talk)
From: "Slav Pidgorny (GEUS)" <slav.pidgorny(a)anz.com>
Why? FTTN is thought to be cheaper.
Not true in a suburban area (most of Australia)
You need additional nodes with fibre/copper converters - they need to
be sheltered against any weather and need power - means additional
The only environment to make sense, economically, is an apartment
house where the infrastructure is there already (sheltered place and
Add to that re-negotiations with Telstra, new contracts etc. - we will
pay a lot more if it goes a liberal way and will get inferior services.
Most likely they will do it the old-fashioned Liberal way: Don't do
anything and stare at their AAA rating. Good if you want to borrow
money to invest. But why invest? We just dig holes until the economy
collapses. And then we blame the unions.
In the current media climate Liberal can claim everything.
Yesterday Naphtine: The elections was a vote for the East West link.
The East West link will be build in the electorate of Melbourne. 43%
of the primary votes for Green, 27% for Labor.
A vote for Dr.Napalm and his East West Link. Indeed.