NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow says the company, which is rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has an image problem, but has ruled out any imminent pricing changes.
Using fibre-to-the-distribution-point technology for the NBN instead of fibre-to-the-node will enable the Turnbull Government to save face and also provide a better network, a senior academic who was involved with the project at its inception says.
Switching the national broadband network to using fibre-to-the-distribution-point technology is an interim solution; the correct solution, which will cost about the same, is to go full fibre.
Optus has pledged to spend $1 billion over the next year to improve its regional mobile network in what it claims is the biggest investment into regional coverage in the company's history.
Source: iTnews Australia
The new investment is company’s largest regional capital expenditure program in its 25-year history.