Australia’s NBN as a precedent for UK broadband policy
Proposals for a change in UK broadband policy have sparked interest in government interventions in broadband elsewhere, and in particular in Australia’s National Broadband Network.
This note sets out Australia’s history with the NBN, and its consequences.
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