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Title: Australia finally "Connected"
Post by: Frank P. on April 09, 2009, 06:11:41 am
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The Australian government has terminated the National Broadband Network tender process with no winner, instead flagging plans to invest billions of dollars in building its own fiber-to-the-home network to 90 percent of Australians over the next eight years.

Instead of accepting an NBN bid, Rudd said, the federal government would establish a company in partnership with the private sector to roll out its own network, based on fiber-to-the-home technology, that would reach 90 percent of Australians with speeds of up to 100Mbps.

Full story > http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-10214056-94.html (http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-10214056-94.html)
Title: Re: Australia finally "Connected"
Post by: Berger on April 09, 2009, 11:48:10 am
Welcome to the first world  :icon_biggrin2
Title: Re: Australia finally "Connected"
Post by: M. O. on April 10, 2009, 02:31:58 pm
Nice initiative.