Why is Malcolm Turnbull so afraid of the NBN review?

Over the past few days, since NBN Co Mike Quigley announced that he wanted the Communications Alliance to do a review on what technologies would be best suited to the NBN, Malcolm Turnbull has been decrying the move as “political chaos”, too little too late, & even a “cheap stunt”. For even a casual observer these outburst…

A Fault Like Any Other Fault

Living in Melbourne has some great benefits: the Queen Victoria Market, small bars in secluded corners, great restaurants, & a diverse public transport system. It makes the city quite liveable, & the cost of living far from excessive. I live in a suburb called Essendon, full of 1930′s/1940′s houses, & lots of schools, & a…

Here We Go Again

It seems that Malcolm Turnbull (@TurnbullMalcolm) can’t go a day without saying something that betrays his lack of knowledge & policy when it comes to telecommunications. As reported by both ZDNet & the Australian Financial Review, Turnbull has announced that people WILL be able to receive a fibre optic service, if they pay for the cost…

Neglect Is The Name Of The Game

During last night’s Lateline interview with Tony Jones, Malcolm Turnbull (@TurnbullMalcolm) has confirmed that the Liberal Party’s policy on broadband is one of neglect & confusion. Turnbull got the ball rolling early, claiming that Korean FTTB services somehow save money as opposed to FTTH. FTTB & FTTH are almost identical, the only difference between the…