When John Howard came to power in 1996, there was no money in the government kitty to fund the strategy which he planned to follow: inducing people to vote for him thereafter by greasing their hip pockets. So he sold off the first tranche of Telstra. And there ended Australia's dreams of having a decent broadband network.
Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd claims the Coalition Government changed its NBN policy to ensure "a sub-standard network" due to its "cosy relationship" with the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corporation.
COMMENT With the arrival of Netflix in Australia, there have been suggestions that people no longer have a valid reason to indulge in unauthorised downloading of movies. Such reasoning is short on logic.
Remember when Abbott and Turnbull blatantly lied to the nation that they would deliver the finished NBN by 2016 for[…]
The trump administration play to the ignorant... morrison is nothing but the vacuous shill is this sad comedic pantomine...
No Sean... I feel for those that can't even get the minimum 12/1... Let alone 1000/50...
Big achievement? Not so much. As one of those 7m Aussies using the NBN all I can say is that[…]
i rather have 250/100 for 120 then 1000/50 for 149