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NBN foolishness (again)

We haven’t had a whack at the NBN in, gee, it must be a couple of weeks. Gillard’s latest contribution in the OZ today  is a good excuse to get back to it. “A government-commissioned report by Greenhill Caliburn, released … Continue reading

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Friends don’t let their friends use Apple

There is a fascinating battle going on between Apple and Google. They were once very close – until a year or so ago Google had a couple of people on the Apple board. Now they are arm-wrestling for control of … Continue reading

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NBN Business Plan

The NBN business plan is here. The pricing section contains this table The following table describes wholesale access pricing for NBN Co services. Peak download speed (Mbps) Peak upload speed (Mbps) Fibre Wireless Satellite 12 1 $24 $24 $24 25 … Continue reading

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Coalition policy on the NBN

The opposition will be in a difficult position over the NBN over the next three years. It seems a majority of the population believe it is a wonderful thing the government is giving us and Turnbull is unlikely to change anyone’s … Continue reading

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Whether you like it or not.

There is a very old joke (from the 50s I think) about the Communist Party organiser telling the crowd  how wonderful it will be under Communism. “When the revolution comes comrades, you will have caviar for every meal” One fellow … Continue reading

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I Want My Super High Speed Internet Access

I reckon the NBN might just win this election for Gillard. There is a strong swell from younger people (and some old enough to know better) that if an ALP government will give them super high speed internet, that’s enough … Continue reading

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Nasty stuff, competition.

One of the (many) reasons governments should not start or run businesses it that they have an irrestible urge to rig the game in their favour. Competition is wasteful and competitors usually try to just take the best bits of … Continue reading

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