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Simon HackettSimon Hackett offers is a short, high level, view of the issues in Australia at this time, the ones that he feels actually matter, in the ongoing ‘debate’ (more like ‘media shouting match about the wrong issues’) being engaged in by Telstra about their current re-heating of the need to urgently construct a re-monopolising FTTN network in Australia. This article is republished, with permission, from Simon's personal blog www.simonhackett.com.

Simon Hackett

Simon Hackett argues that infrastructure-based competition is an esssential condition for Australians to receive affordable access to high-speed broadband nationally. Simon, the managing director of national broadband trailblazer Internode and network infrastructructure pioneer Agile Communications, first published this article about the history of ADSL broadband in Australia on his blog www.simonhackett.com.

Simon HackettSimon Hackett dispels the myths, promoted from a 2006 Citigroup report, that claim ADSL2+ has poor performance in the real world. Simon, the managing director of national broadband trailblazer Internode and network infrastructructure pioneer Agile Communications, first published this article about the history of ADSL broadband in Australia on his blog www.simonhackett.com.