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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 09 Feb 2017, 21:59

From Whirlpool:

https://www.itnews.com.au/news/nbn-co-sets-fee-for-after-hours-installation-450069
Or you know instead of lagging behind in your flapping jobs actually DO IT DURING THE DAY!
Another attempt at showing hey we are doing such a good job that we can now do installations during the night... for a small fee of course.

Only an idiot can't see what crap this is. They know they aren't on target and they are way freaking behind and running out of money pretty damn fast for such inferior tech.


There is nothing, bar swear words, I could add to that!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 09 Feb 2017, 23:13

Mark Gregory blasts NBN management for not providing transparency—they removed the data about which technology was being rolled out in a particular area: obviously they are getting increasing resistance to the FTTN crap.

http://www.innovationaus.com/2017/02/On-opaque-NBN-Co-reporting/
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 10 Feb 2017, 07:50

Ahahaha FibreCorp has a nice little rant at NBN Co “Malcom’s baby and money pit:”

He pointed out that Turnbull had reacted sharply to the news that Australia Post chief executive Ahmed Fahour was taking home an annual pay packet of $5.6 million. "However Australia Post managed a 2016 profit of $36 million," Clarke said. "Now, let's turn our attention to Malcolm's little baby and the money pit called NBN Co."

He said not only had NBN Co failed the Australian public and business by not delivering fibre to the premises (FttP) to brownfield or new builds under 100 dwellings, it had again "cost Australian taxpayers $1.83 billion (or 326 Ahmed Fahours) – a 47% increase over last year's net loss".

"When asked NBN’s chief executive Bill Morrow labelled the financial results 'impressive'," Clarke said. "I agree, it's 'impressive' he still has a job.

"The simple fact is something is wrong with the product. (That can be the only explanation) when NBN had reached four million homes but only activated 1.6 million services, meaning 60% of people who are enabled to get NBN are happy to stay on non-NBN networks or communicate using tin-cans and a string.

"Their official report said they would finish the rollout in the next 18 months to double what they had achieved so far. How can they do in 18 months what they could not do in 10 years? At what cost will they finish the job? The results speak for themselves."


http://www.itwire.com/telecoms-and-nbn/76791-nbn-co-cops-a-whacking-from-fiber-corp-officials.html

I do like to see a good rant, and this is one of the best, full of inconvertible facts.
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 15 Feb 2017, 14:58

NBN Co chief Bill Morrow has admitted that the National Broadband Network cannot deliver an affordably priced superfast broadband product to Australians. However, he claims we don't need it anyway and wouldn't use it even if it was free.
Morrow, in a blog on the NBN Co website, says that NBN cannot deliver 1Gbps broadband at a comparable price to that on offer in Singapore and other countries where 1Gbps superfast broadband costs less than $50 a month.

Morrow says in a blog published today that if NBN Co was in a position to deliver 1Gbps for $49/month, as they do in Singapore, “then we would do it – but we are simply not in that position from an economic point of view.”


http://www.itwire.com/telecoms-and-nbn/76876-morrow-admits-nbn-can%E2%80%99t-deliver-affordable-superfast-broadband.html

No, Morrow, you can’t deliver superfast broadband, 1 or 10Gbps to most NBN subscribers because the copper can’t handle much more than 25mbps—UP TO 25mbps that is. Change the rollout back to a sensible FTTH and you can.

Another reason you can’t deliver superfast broadband is because you have a stupidly high CVC charge and you can’t lower it significantly because FTTN brings in fuck all revenue. It costs no more, in fact, to send 10Gbps over FTTH than it costs to send 1mbps.

But the rest of your spiel, Mr Morrow is out and out lies, isn’t it?

“we don't need it anyway” bullshit Mr Morrow, business is already hampered by your ridiculous, slow and unreliable FTTN. So are hospitals. Power users at home need superfast broadband, so do households of more than one person. Not only that, 4K TV is here now and FTTN can’t really deliver it. Rural businesses, farms and processors alike would love to be able to track shipments beyond farm or factory gate.

The FTTN rollout is taking longer and costing more than the FTTH rollout would have—FTTH rollouts always ramp up in speed and reduce the cost of connection per premises. Not this ridiculous FTTN crap!

This pales in contrast to this whopper of a lie:
“wouldn't use it even if it was free.” Ooh boy, how wrong can you be! Australians have always taken up new technology at record speed! Color TV, mobile phones etc. Of course, reliable, rock steady and ultrafast broadband via FTTH would be taken up enthusiastically! It is a matter of record that the take up rate is higher for FTTH than for FTTN.

The CEO of one ISP doesn’t believe Morrow’s bullshit:
Broadband provider Spirit Telecom has countered the claims made by the NBN Co chief Bill Morrow that Australians are not interested in taking up fast Internet connections.
Spirit offers only symmetrical speeds and and its plans usually offer unlimited data. It sells superfast Internet to businesses and residential buildings in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. . . .

Spirit managing director Geoff Neate said only 39% of his company's customers chose connections offering 25Mbps or less. The balance all chose connections that offered 50Mbps or more.

This was in sharp contrast to NBN Co's figures which showed that 84% of those on the NBN chose connections offering 25Mbps or less, leaving a small percentage on connections that provided 50Mbps or faster speeds.

Neate said Spirit had launched 400/400Mbps connections at Freshwater Place Apartments (FWP), "making it our fastest symmetrical speed building in Australia.

"Spirit 400 enables all apartments in FWP to have access to consistent, unlimited data, running at a superfast speed of up to 400/400* Mbps, regardless of which floor or location that the ISP is being accessed," he said.

"Spirit's network gets tested daily by the increased traffic volume and demands of our customer base. There is no question that the consumers we speak to want speeds a lot higher than 12 or 25Mbps downloads.

"To stream, say, Netflix in UHD-TV it is recommended to have a minimum 25Mbps download speed. And that is before the user adds any other device, such as a tablet, laptop or phone to their connection. So we are well aware that our customers have a ravenous appetite for fast Internet."

"As Spirit is independent of the NBN network, there is less contention, brought about by NBN's CVC charges. That means that our customers are more likely to have an overall better internet experience."



http://www.itwire.com/telecoms-and-nbn/76874-spirit-casts-doubts-on-morrow-s-fast-internet-claims.html

So much for Morrow and his fucking lies! Piss off and let a competent govt roll out FTTH!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby Lefty » 16 Feb 2017, 06:25

Yeah, I couldn't believe that one when I heard it - "Australians wouldn't use it if it was free"......what an extraordinary, steaming mountain of shite!!!! :b
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 16 Feb 2017, 08:45

All the cattle in all of Australia for 100 years couldn’t create such a huge steaming pile of shite! The cunt got paid over $3m last year for this crud!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 06 Mar 2017, 09:51

It seems that NBN Co has realised people are not buying the stupid FTTN crap.

So more FTTDp (fibre to the distribution point, tiny “nodes” serving 1–4 premises.) So fibre will be run along roadsn and streets. Now, if they are going to do this for some those already on FTTN/in an area where FTTN is run out are going to be pissed when they find out.

So do it for all or do it for none. What a can of worms to open so late.

No links yet, it is only one tech journal running with it. Want to try and understand this and see what mention elsewhere.

Would be nice but so late to change the network topology!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 09 Mar 2017, 08:27

Oh deary me, seems people are a tad miffed at the crap that masquerades as a comms network.

There were 2775 complaints and inquiries about telecommunications services to the ACCC in the 2015-2016 financial year, a rise of 9% over the previous year, with complaints about the NBN up 145%.


Up 145%, another “impressive” NBN statistic!

The commission's report, released on Wednesday shows that prices for telecommunications services, which includes Internet, mobile and fixed line services, have fallen overall by 1.5%. Within this, prices for Internet services increased by 2.7% on average, but this was accompanied by growing data allowances in many plans.

In fact, this latest report from the ACCC reveals a steep rise in data usage driven by audio-visual entertainment, cloud services and increasingly content-rich websites and social media applications.

The report also shows that data download volumes over the 12 months increased by 52%, with fixed broadband plans trending towards very large or unlimited data quotas while average data inclusions on mobile plans increased by a third.


Easy enough to say this now but I said it even before Turdfull changed the rollout to two cans and a bit of string aka FTTN. Nothing brilliant on my part—the trend was strongly to more and more bandwidth being needed. I think the data growth by now is clearly exponential. Think Netflix. For some poor cunt on FTTN or satellite increasingly websites will be too media rich to download on anything under 100mbps. We need to be getting set for 1 and even 10 Gbps services which FTTH can easily do.

The commission said 44% of consumers now watch catch-up TV and 32% access an online subscription TV service.


Netflix coming to Australia just wiped out the lazy, complacent calculation by which the Libs thought they could get away with their crap: the bandwidth consumed by people downloading/streaming video on demand (VOD) meant FTTN is as ugly and useless and unreliable and inadequate as we all knew it would be, based as it is on Telstra’s rotten and too–thin copper. The Libs’ assumption, that they could get away with the FTTN crap because not everyone would be downloading lots of stuff at the same time is gone and they should recognise that.

Operating systems, games and the patches to these are growing in size and increasingly are distributed via the net.

Video download/streaming free and subscription/pay per view.

Websites just becoming richer in content. There was a joke website, showing Google etc etc running on last century DOS machines—just showed how websites have moved on and you need a network that has moved on to watch them. Somehow and for some unknown reason we are moving our network to the past not the future.

With a real network we would have new applications and new services being developed, boosting jobs, GDP and exports. Not now, not here.

At the same time, Internet plan data inclusions increased considerably, the commission reports.

The report reveals that prices for digital subscriber line and cable services fell in real terms by 0.7% and 0.1% respectively, while data inclusions for these services increased by 32% and 19% respectively.

And, prices paid for NBN and wireless services increased in real terms by 4.4% and 6.4% respectively.

Data-hungry consumers paid more to satisfy their demands, with data inclusions for services increasing significantly – up 75% for NBN services and a whopping 91% for wireless.


More data—that FTTN can’t really satisfy with congestion at node and POI and the inability of Telstra copper to carry the load. Congestion the need for more and more data is showing up more and more. FTTN makes no sense and never did make sense here. I would say change the cards in the nodes so eight fibres not one feed the copper lines going out but the Telstra copper just couldn’t carry the load: cross talk, data loss at dry joints, data loss and resending of packets due to corrosion of copper and the fact the Telstra copper is just too bloody thin, too high impedance.

“These reports show that many of the significant structural changes transforming the sector in 2015-16 are being driven by consumer demand,” ACCC chairman Rod Sims said.

And consumers demand FTTH—or would if our “schmedia” did their fucking jobs!

http://www.itwire.com/telecoms-and-nbn/77186-accc-hit-with-big-jump-in-complaints,-inquiries-about-telecoms-services,-vows-greater-focus-on-sector.html
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 12 Mar 2017, 09:15

If only we had an NBN, not a joke network:

HOUSEHOLDS on the NBN say they are getting less than a hundredth of the speed they were promised when they joined the $49 billion broadband network.

Meanwhile businesses are losing customers because of the NBN’s unreliability.

Formal complaints about NBN faults — including slow data speeds and drop outs — soared by a staggering 148 per cent last financial year to 7480, data from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) shows.

While NBN customer numbers also rose sharply in that time, fault complaints increased 17 per cent faster than customer numbers, [My emphasis] News Corp Australia analysis reveals.

“The level of fault complaints are particularly high and concerning,” said Australian Communications Consumer Action Network CEO Teresa Corbin.

NBN Co, which is building and operating the network, did not provide an official explanation.

However, sources within NBN Co have told News Corp Australia that racing to finish the network is affecting quality. The pace of the rollout doubled in 2016, with an extra 90,000 premises now “serviceable” each week.

Gosford train driver Neil Dallimore pays $120 a month for the top NBN package, which is meant to offer download speeds of up to 100 Megabits per second. He tests the service every morning and evening. The other day the download speed was 0.67Mbps.


http://www.heraldsun.com.au/technology/australian-households-businesses-on-nbn-slam-unreliable-connection/news-story/96755a883806958fe2233ff2bdbf4243

FTTN over Telstra copper is lunacy. everything the article talks about I predicted:

1. Telstra copper is too thin and too rotten to carry VDSLx

2. The nodes are WAY underprovided with fibre. Save $500/node. Congestion at the node.

3. FTTN cannot provide enough revenue, costs of powering and maintaining the copper are huge.

4. Because it doesn’t earn enough revenue I doubt CVC costs will go down very much. More congestion.

Clearly FTTN is not cutting it, FTTH will HAVE to be rolled out. If not—WA will look like a close result!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 13 Mar 2017, 18:48

With FTTN we are fourth world in terms of internet and that will impact on business, hospitals etc. Read this fine rant if you read nothing else on the NBN:

http://linkis.com/cdn.ampproject.org/hbU5D

(Yes, it is from the national shit sheet and, frankly, the way newscorp is slamming FTTN they are the only real hope we have of getting broadband back on the right track!)
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 10 Apr 2017, 10:32

Wow, how weak on so many levels!

The Turnbull government is considering new measures to encourage more migrants to settle in regional or remote areas to relieve pressure on house prices and infrastructure in Sydney and Melbourne.

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/ ... vgzhh.html

If you hadn’t fucked up the NBN, Malscum Turdfull, then people would naturally be considering working from home/telecommuting and living in country towns instead of in cramped flats or in high crime/low services outer suburbs!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 11 Apr 2017, 10:38

FTTN is a disaster and we are slipping very quickly down the world internet rankings.


http://telsoc.org/ajtde/2017-03-v5-n1/a94

This is 110% down to the fucking stupid Libs, Turnbull in particular!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 03 Jun 2017, 14:41

We wouldn’t be sinking down down down the international internet rankings.

64th for average peak rate.

We are highest in mobile tho (which isn’t any huge speed) because the copper is so fucked.
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby Lefty » 04 Jun 2017, 08:44

HBS Guy wrote:We wouldn’t be sinking down down down the international internet rankings.

64th for average peak rate.

We are highest in mobile tho (which isn’t any huge speed) because the copper is so fucked.


Yeah, that's probably the reason - the landline infrastructure is so ancient and decrepit that it can't keep up with demand. But until there is some sort of revolution in wireless transmission, there seems no way that it can carry the same volumes of data as fibre.
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 04 Jun 2017, 09:15

Have to overthrow the laws of physics for wireless to be faster than fibre: create a whole new spectrum that can be used.

Light, visible light has more spectrum that can be harnessed to send information than the part of the spectrum carrying radio waves. If ALL TV and radio transmissions were stopped and that spectrum given to data transmissions there still would not be enough spectrum for wireless to compete with fibre.

The other problem is, as shorter and shorter wavelengths are used they act more like light and need direct line of sight.

I once told IQ that mobile phones would get less mobile. He called me a liar, of course, but that call centre operator and pretend engineer just does not know the laws of physics. I was thinking of course of the conundrum of needing more spectrum and moving to the shorter wavelengths.

The NBN Co I think knows there is going to be a blow up soon as they put more and more people on FTTN and the usual trouble and complaints follow because the copper is shot and everybody knows it. They are rushing to connect more and more premises to meet their targets and don’t really have the people of resources to fix problems properly. As many as 25% of premises in a FTTN area are SC0 or SC10—can’t get a service. They are just leaving it like that.

If you are going to be put on FTTN and are >100 metres from the node (as the cables go not as the crow flies or even the roads go) then it is important to have some work done. Get a licensed cable guy (not a sparky, try roof top antenna installers) to run new copper to where the Telstra line comes into your house to the point you want the modem/router to be installed and remove all other phone points. New copper internally with only one phone point. Makes a difference to speed and stability (no “reflections” from multiple phone points. New Cat5 cable. Won’t fix problems with the line to your house but definitely gives you the best possible experience.
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 17 Jun 2017, 18:39

If we had an NBN we would have had more growth, more jobs and exports, better education etc etc instead of this SHIT:
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This SHIT was installed in the home of a 80yo woman.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-16/nbn-unions-blame-contractor-shortcuts-on-low-pay/8626012
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 20 Jun 2017, 23:10

A MUST LISTEN:

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/theconversationhour/

Also:
http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/theconversationhour/

A summary of the Conversation Hour (taken from Whirlpool:)

NBN rep essentially opened with the following (all arguments we've heard here from my mate Wayno!)
Argument 1. Australia is a vast place. Cant compare to other countries. Relate to decisions back in the 90s. We have to work with what we've got. (Australia is too big)
Argument 2. Fibre was a very expensive way of doing things. (Its too expensive)
Argument 3. Facts: 80% of our customers order 25/5 or lower. (Its not wanted)

Errors From the NBN Rep:
In relation to the question: Why do people moving from cable find themselves going backwards? "We dont force people onto the NBN."
Repeated by NBN Rep: You dont have to go with the NBN. (This one was dealt with later on.)

Highlights:
Mark: Due to the cost of maintenance and power, the extra cost of Fibre pays itself off in 7 years.

ABC: Why are we replacing copper with new copper?

Incoming SMS: Examples of CVC like issues.

RSP rep calls in and explains CVC costs.

Mark: NZ gets 90-100% of their planned speeds at ALL times. NBN could do this tomorrow by removing CVC charge.

Callers: Satellite doesnt have anywhere near enough data available.

Mark: Telstra charging exhorbitant amounts for Fibre backhaul so more communities are being put onto Sat even though Fibre is already in the region.
Mark: NBN needs to be ordering another satellite now. Limited Life of satellite and first one is almost 1/3 into that.

NBN Rep: Plans to rollout more fixed wireless. With more speed. (Have tested up to 1g)

Caller: No battery backup on HFC. Alarms and monitoring doesnt work (and dialup for remote infrastructure).

Mark: NBN's reported cost to roll out Fibre has gone up – where everywhere else in the world its going down. Their numbers are extremely suspect.

NBN Rep: The issue is resolved. Argument is too late. Fibre is done. (Boo hoo, you lost. move on!)

ABC: NBN has such bad brand recognition that people dont want to connect, costing even more.

NBN Rep: Its an automatic thing for it to get bad recognition. But 2 million happily connected.
NBN: 75% of people past are connecting at the 18month period.

86YO Caller: It will cost lives. Member of ACS, has never seen such a mess. Very unreliable.

They refer to hundreds of text messages. Covering pretty much every topic here. Mostly negative.

Ultimately, Mark came across very knowledgable and informed. As did the ABC reporter. He'd clearly done some research and knew what he was talking about, refusing to let NBN go on the blatant spin they have done in the past.
The NBN spokesperson did well given the position – she was actually called on any bullshit, unlike any NBN interview Ive heard in the past.

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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 21 Jun 2017, 16:53

This is how the fucking Libs have destroyed our future prosperity by destroying the NBN:

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The entire future? That's a bit of a stretch.


So where do you think future economic growth will come from? The property boom is over, and the construction boom will follow pretty quickly, so we need to look elsewhere for growth. Digging coal out of the ground? Renewables and storage will be far cheaper in a decade or two. Iron ore? Just take a look at Humans Need Not Apply. Automation is coming, so how are we going to compete with a fully automated mining operation? Our automotive industry was automation's first victim.

High tech industry doesn't just appear out of thin air, it needs the infrastructure there to support it. When Labor first announced their FTTP NBN, there was a lot of talk of foreign companies moving their datacentres and research divisions here. With that would have brought a skill base which would grow over time, and that would have encouraged other industries to follow. Tesla has already said they want their competitors to adopt their advanced automation technology; our former automotive industry could've been resurrected on the back of the automation revolution, but since the infrastructure was never built, the tech skill base never grew and industry didn't follow.

That's the problem with not thinking about and investing in the infrastructure of the future. And it's not just the automotive and mining industries. Farming, manufacturing, transport, retail, banking and finance, healthcare; all these industries could benefit from automation in the form of increased productivity or savings. Or even just the direct benefits of having a high-speed, reliable broadband network to help those industries get onboard the digital revolution. But we're not going to be on that bandwagon, so our industries will suffer compared to those overseas, and consequently our economy will suffer.

While I'm not inclined to downplay the importance of the digital economy it is not the only pressing issue that keeps this country afloat.


Of course it's not, because we never invested in the infrastructure to support it, so it never grew. And the only other industries driving our economy are in decline or soon will be, with nothing to pick up the slack.

There are so many other issues in the grand scheme of things, that I simply cannot give NBN priority over. Is it important that we get it done right first time (i.e. FTTP)? Absolutely. Is it so important that it completely overshadows everything else this country depends on to keep running? I don't believe it is.


That's the thing, the NBN would've paid for itself over time, so it would've been an asset that could've been leveraged improve whatever else you think also deserves improvement or investment. Healthcare, education, transport, law enforcement; all these industries could benefit from the digital revolution. Even housing could benefit by allowing people to live somewhere cheaper and telework somewhere else.

Instead we're investing the same amount – if not more – on fraudband and dead-end technologies and getting almost none of the benefits.

I've lived with my average HFC this long and our businesses seem to be surviving on the pipes they can get their hands on at the moment, so it can't be a total basket case


I'm alright now, so why change? Well, not everyone is so lucky. This sort of thinking is the reason why we're stuck wasting billions on outdated technology that won't get us anywhere, and will need billions more spent on replacing it as soon as it's finished.


https://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies.cfm?t=2635830&p=78#r1547

So nice to read someone talking with passion as well as knowledge of his subject. He is 100% correct. The same thing has happened in the field of renewable energy.

Remember STUPID fucking Menzies? Spent 6 months in the UK in 1941, taking home movies and failing to convince Churchill to beef up the defence of Singapore. After the war he was PM from the 1949 election. What did the cretin do? Wanted to stop the Snowy Mts Scheme! Luckily the Country Party as it was then was big enough and still a Party for farmers & graziers instead of, as of now, miners and made Menzies continue the Snowy Mts scheme. Farmers wanted that lovely irrigation water and who can blame them?

That divisive little clown who led from the rear, John Cunting Howard, wanted to privatise the Snowy and retired with a bruised and bloody nose. That little prick had $350Bn boom time revenue to play with: we could already have a real NBN and the benefits it brings. All of that money was wasted on tax cuts and pork: the spending built into the Budget is still there, one reason we have soaring debt and deficit.

Then abbott/turdfull agreed on a way to kill the NBN.

Libs, the BETTER economic managers bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahah!
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Re: If we had an NBN

Postby HBS Guy » 28 Jun 2017, 23:23

SA Govt gets it about broadband:

South Australian ISP EscapeNet will deliver Adelaide’s ‘GigCity’ network, the state government announced today.

The SA government has pledged to spend $7.6 million on the project, which will make gigabit broadband speeds available to some Adelaide businesses.

The GigCity network is based on SABRENet: The South Australian Broadband Research & Education Network, which is jointly owned by the government and the state’s universities.


(The Adelaide City Council is also running out a GigCity scheme in the City of Adelaide area.)

The GigCity project will see SABRENet made available to businesses at a range of innovation precincts and co-working spaces in South Australia’s capital.

The government has said that the first locations to have the service will be Tonsley, Technology Park, Techport, Thebarton BioScience Precinct, St Paul’s Creative Centre, the Majoran Co-working Space, Hub Adelaide, and the Stretton Centre.

The government has indicated it wants to explore the possibility of a regional expansion of the program to Mount Gambier and Whyalla.

Gigabit broadband plans will range in price from $49.90 to $179.90 per month, the SA government said today.

EscapeNet will offer two GigCity plans for micro-businesses: Both plans offer 1/1Gbps speeds, with services based on ‘best efforts’ supply and with a fair use policy. A 200GB per month plan costs $49.90, while an unlimited plan costs $99.90.


No idea about contention ratios. Ah:
The ISP will also offer a $179.90 business plan with a download limit of 1 terabyte (with data top-ups available), with guaranteed bandwidth and business-grade support.


I hope they get a bit more ambitious re rural towns: run fibre along the old rural train line routes it still owns, to the Riverland and from there to Pt Pirie/Pt Ausgusta/Whyalla. Nice big hub in Renmark or Berri could well attract offices from NSW food processing factories: these have trouble trailing consignments much past the factory gate. Really needs to be FTTH tho but a good start, will attract content–creation companies to SA. Same with fibring up Murray Bridge, Bordertown and, say Penola (where the best wineries in Australia are!) along the way to Mt Gambier.


Re the City of Adelaide plan:


https://www.computerworld.com.au/article/621232/south-australia-goes-local-for-gigabit-broadband-network/
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Hilarious!

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LOL! A perfect summary of this ludicrous situation!!!
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:jump :jump :jump :jump
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turdfull reckoned his NBN Co would be “transparent” unlike Labor’s.

Pig’s bum, everything is Commercial in Confidence and even the Senate gets answers months late:

https://www.itwire.com/telecoms-and-nbn/79778-nbn-co-tardy-in-answering-senate-questions-labor.html
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Well done, turdfull and Bill Morrow—850 addresses you won’t get any revenue for the NBN on—and you fuckwits were counting on business to boost revenue and ARPU. Not even telephony! And MacDonalds won’t be the only business doing this!

Too fucking bad—but you two should be strung up!

Fibre-to-the-restaurant.

McDonald’s will connect 850 restaurants nationally to a Telstra-backed fibre network and convert in-store wi-fi to the Telstra Air network under a $90 million transformation project.

The project will see Telstra run fibre to the restaurants to help them "enhance key operations and enable licensees to run their back office more effectively".
They will also replace traditional PSTN services with a Telstra IP telephony (TIPT) deployment, which the fast food chain said would improve communications between head office and restaurants.

A third piece of the transformation sees McDonald's in-house wi-fi powered by the Telstra Air network instead.


https://www.itnews.com.au/news/mcdonalds-australia-starts-90m-network-transformation-473865
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