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New alliance pushes NBN 3.0 proposal

Wednesday 1 September 2010 | 03:39 CET | News
A number of network and internet companies in Australia have formed the Alliance for Affordable Broadband and published a manifesto. The manifesto was signed by the the CEOs of Allegro Networks, BigAir, Vocus Communications, AAPT, Eftel, and Polyfone, as well as the founder of Pipe Networks. The plan pushed by the Alliance is called NBN 3.0 and calls for a market solution, not an infrastructure monopoly. The plan further calls for a national fibre backhaul network and 100 Mbps to Gbps connectivity to schools, hospitals, and businesses. The group further said they believe that the government

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Categories: General
Companies: AAPT / Allegro Networks / BigAir / Eftel / PIPE Networks
Countries: Australia
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