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Delimiter this week

PostPosted: 21 Apr 2016, 13:52
by HBS Guy
1. Tasmanians told to subscribe to fixed wireless and stop pining for fibre (OK that last bit is from comments :bgrin )

https://delimiter.com.au/2016/04/21/nbn-co-urges-tasmanians-subscribe-surging-fixed-wireless-service/


2. WA launch of the FTTN crap almost spoiled by the node being left open to the elements:

https://delimiter.com.au/2016/04/18/wa-fttn-launch-marred-nbn-leaves-node-open-elements/

Love this bit of one comment:
This is what happens when local, experienced technicians like myself get overlooked to do the installation work in favour of 457 visa imports who accept lower rates from contracting companies and do shit work.


This comment is hilarious:
Joe 18/04/2016 at 1:54 pm
A more open NBNco?

Finally has some truth to it.

:jump

Worse things happen too, as we said before the morons charged ahead with VDSL over too thin, too corroded Telstra copper. From comment:

https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/31390771/disaster-start-for-perth-nbn-rollout/


3. In UK 25million FTTC[abinet] since Jul 2009. Seven years—and speeds are well below promised speeds, reliability is low etc etc.