Browsing All posts tagged under »High Speed Broadband«

Net Neutrality Is Gone, But The Internet Is Fine

January 2, 2019 by


By Jeff Jacoby ~ Here’s a piece of news you may have missed: The internet is getting faster. The technology news website Recode reported this month that “US internet speeds rose nearly 40 percent this year,” with broadband download velocity now averaging as much as 159 megabits per second in some cities. The United States […]

Broadband Internet Australia – NBN: $40Billion For Slower Speeds

March 31, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ If you really want something stuffed up, get government to do it. Here in Australia, the $40 billion NBN has actually given some users slower speeds – and the government bans them from using the faster services of private-sector competitors: Consumers are having their internet speeds slashed under the $40 billion-plus […]

Broadband Internet Australia – NBN Losses Could Hit $20 Billion

February 20, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Another Australian government disaster, and one which Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull did more than just inherit. Alan Kohler: It turns out the NBN is a dud and will cost taxpayers a fortune in writedowns if, or rather when, it is sold. According to the NBN corporate plan … in 2020 revenue […]

Australian Politics – The National Broadband Network Disaster Unravels

December 16, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, Maurice Newman says the NBN (National Broadband Network) disaster is becoming too obvious to keep off the books: Labor promised to “connect 90 per cent of Australian homes, schools and workplaces with broadband services, with speeds up to 100 megabits per second — 100 times faster than those […]

Broadband Internet Australia – NBN: Labor Party Gives In. Now To The Real Debate: How To Make It Work Best

June 24, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: Here, the acronym NBN stands for National Broadband Network. Originally, the Labor Party, when it was in Government promised Fibre to the residence, here referred to as FTTP. (Fibre To The Premises) This proved to be an enormously expensive option, and one which was never really costed correctly, one which […]

Claim – National Broadband Network To Cost Australia $90 Billion

April 8, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian Communications Minister denies the Opposition’s claims, but even if the truth is somewhere in the middle, we’re in deep strife: The final cost of the NBN rollout could more than double and exceed $90 billion by the time it is finished, according to a new analysis contained in the […]

Australia’s National Broadband Network Is The “Most Extreme” In The World

October 11, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt Either the Gillard Government is the smartest in the world, or the rest of the world wouldn’t make the same mistake: Labor’s national broadband network (NBN) strategy has been branded the “most extreme” example of government intervention in high speed broadband planning in the world. A report by the UK-based Economist Intelligence […]