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Will the NBN be a white elephant?

Posted by: 2UE | 29 January, 2013 - 11:18 AM
Malcolm Turnbull with Michael Smith on NBN Chief's silence

The Chief of the government's National Broadband Network admits there's much work-to-do, to meet its June deadline.  Mike Quigley says the roll-out is gaining speed - but it faces a big task to meet target.

Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull tells Paul Murray why he thinks it's further evidence the NBN is a white elephant.

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Huge band width, light speed data transfer. Fibre to the premises is the bomb. We have been installing it in our developments, for years.

    James W Tuesday 29 January, 2013 - 10:33 PM
  • Yes indeed. They fooked it up from day one! And their disgraceful track record of this now utterly defunct, wantonly wasteful labor party tell me they will be gone come the national election - and deservedly so. I would in particular like to see Gillard, Abanesi, Roxon, Combet, Bowen, Garrett, Swan, and the rest of her damned communist left of left wing fabian society comrades lose their seats. They disgust me with their proven incompetence and abject stuffing our beloved country Australia.

    Bill T Abrahams B.Ec Tuesday 29 January, 2013 - 7:11 PM
  • Both Federal and State Labor have a certain record when it comes to implementing their grandiose schemes. That record is of failure. Labor now has a herd of "white elephants" behind it and they have cost (and are costing) us a fortune to feed.

    David T. Tuesday 29 January, 2013 - 1:10 PM
  • Whats this Will? Its Is!
    Some brainwashed numnut came to the door the other day and tried to sell it to me!
    He was politely told where to stick his NBN!

    Peter Tuesday 29 January, 2013 - 11:48 AM

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