NBN needs to ditch copper-based Fibre to the Node, says lobby group Internet Australia, saying it is “essential for Australia’s economic and social development” to abandon the technology in favour of Fibre to the distribution point. And no, it says, it’s not too late.
Surprise! The country’s most outspoken body representing Aussie ‘net users says that access to the internet is important. Moreso, Internet Australia says that access to data services should be officially recognised as a indelible part of the Universal Service Obligation that already covers telecommunications access.