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#1198056 15-Dec-2014 20:26
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Took them long enough. Maybe they'll finally go faster then my 3G HSPDA in the coming years. :)





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  #1198077 15-Dec-2014 20:57
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Screeb:
plambrechtsen:
Behodar:
trig42: (Are we FTTN - I thought we were)?

Yep.


That was the 4 billion that Telecom in the day spent rolling out FTTN to deliver 80% of the country ADSL2+ or VDSL and finished back in 2011.


(because it was required to by the Government)


I would love to see the government requirement to build the 3600 cabinets deployed. I think you may struggle since it LLU was what Telecom was required to do.

I'll let sbiddle answer since with more details so then there wouldn't be any perception of bias from me. Anyway.. back on topic, I think Australia has a slow and dependant on their cable network road ahead.

 
 
 
 


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  #1198300 16-Dec-2014 09:51
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Areas served in AU by HFC will still be alright as there is still on going development with standards to provide faster speeds.

DSL while still having newer standards being worked on, is to susceptible to the distance limitation (getting shorter with each new standard).



Australia's decision here is ludicrous with most of the country being served by old copper pairs.
I just cannot fathom how they came to the decision to extend the life of their badly corroding copper network with FTTN.


I think a better rollout would have been...
1) Fiber deployed in non-HFC areas.
2) Fiber overlap in HFC areas when all other areas are complete.
3) Throughout the duration, wireless 4G deployed for rural areas.






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  #1198308 16-Dec-2014 10:03
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NZCrusader: ...
Australia's decision here is ludicrous with most of the country being served by old copper pairs.
I just cannot fathom how they came to the decision to extend the life of their badly corroding copper network with FTTN.


I suspect this has something to do with it.

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  #1198398 16-Dec-2014 12:51
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plambrechtsen:
NZCrusader: ...
Australia's decision here is ludicrous with most of the country being served by old copper pairs.
I just cannot fathom how they came to the decision to extend the life of their badly corroding copper network with FTTN.


I suspect this has something to do with it.


Could be and if the Ozzys had agreed to pay $6 for a doctors visit (in their last budget)   rather than insist that it remain free then maybe the NBN could have continued..  




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  #1198450 16-Dec-2014 14:43
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old3eyes:
plambrechtsen:
NZCrusader: ...
Australia's decision here is ludicrous with most of the country being served by old copper pairs.
I just cannot fathom how they came to the decision to extend the life of their badly corroding copper network with FTTN.


I suspect this has something to do with it.


Could be and if the Ozzys had agreed to pay $6 for a doctors visit (in their last budget)   rather than insist that it remain free then maybe the NBN could have continued..  


Unfortunately not. The Coalition campaigned at the last federal election to ditch FTTH/FTTP in favour of FTTN.

I'm glad that the physical networks are finally being taken out of the hands of Telstra (and Optus) and handed over to a company tasked with building a data network, even if the technology being rolled out is inherently limited. Much better than the Landlines Are The Next Big Thing And Data Doesn't Matter approach from T-Blob. Remember that in some of the newer suburbs of Melbourne you can get ADSL1... if you're really, really, really lucky, but you're more likely to be on dial-up because the 3G and 4G data networks are massively overloaded.

And if you're lucky enough to be on Telstra Cable, the end might finally be in sight for the ridiculous 30/1.2 and 100/3 data speeds that we can get.

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