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Internet Australia Backs FttP deployment & endorses MyBroadbandvReality's recommendations

Internet Australia Backs FttP deployment & endorses MyBroadbandvReality's recommendations

Internet Australia Backs FttP deployment & endorses MyBroadbandvReality's recommendations

Published : 8 March 2016 Author : Pascal Grosvenor Comments :

Tags : NBN Internet Senate MyBroadbandvReality Survey

 

Last Friday, Internet Australia (https://www.internet.org.au/about) appeared at the NBN Senate Committee.  In the past Internet Australia has called for fast, ubiquitous broadband without publicly favouring a technological solution. Based on new fibre costings and backed by a survey of its members - IA has now called for a re-assessment of the Government’s MTM model.  “Deploy fibre” was the short answer from IA’s vice-chair, Dr Paul Brooks, when asked what the government should do with the NBN at the Senate inquiry on Friday.

 

In related news, the vice-chair of Internet Australia has strongly endorsed the recommendations made in our submission to the same Senate Committee.  Dr Paul Brooks tweeted : 
 
Regarding the survey MBvR conducted of Australian's Internet use experience Dr Paul Brooks said :

 

We welcome these endorsements from Dr Brooks, a clear expert and leader in the field of Telecomms and Internet.

 

Internet Australia's full media release can be read here : https://www.internet.org.au/docs/media/450-6-march-2016-news-release-internet-australia-call-for-nbn-re-think

Watch the video of IA's appearance at the NBN Senate Committee : http://parlview.aph.gov.au/mediaPlayer.php?videoID=296132&operation_mode=parlview  (starts at 10:46:47 - use the slider just below video to fast forward)

 


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