Graeme Philipson is senior associate editor at iTWire. He is one of Australia’s longest serving and most experienced IT journalists. He is author of the only definitive history of the Australian IT industry, ‘A Vision Splendid: The History of Australian Computing.’
He has been in the high tech industry for more than 30 years, most of that time as a market researcher, analyst and journalist. He was founding editor of MIS magazine, and is a former editor of Computerworld Australia. He was a research director for Gartner Asia Pacific and research manager for the Yankee Group Australia. He was a long time weekly IT columnist in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, and is a recipient of the Kester Award for lifetime achievement in IT journalism.
The NBN has released its long-awaited new Corporate Plan. It contains some troubling doubts about the state of Telstra’s copper network.
OPINION (actually, it's fact). They can’t hide it any longer. The lies, the deceit, and the sheer ineptitude of it all were always going to come back and bite the Coalition’s bastard NBN. That time has come.
To nobody’s surprise, the NBN has met its targets, which had previously been revised downwards. Last year it doubled the number of serviceable premises and end users.
Because hardwired connections to drones, trucks, cars, phones, smart watches, etc don't make sense, that's why.
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