Why the NBN isn't delivering on its promise of fast broadband for all | 7.30
- Published: 09 July 2019
- When the National Broadband Network was first dreamed up about 10 years ago, the promise of allowing people in remote areas to work in high-tech industries was a big part of its appeal.
Now, in 2019, the NBN's regional rollout is pretty much complete.
The vast majority of people who don't get the NBN via fixed-line services - such as fibre, copper or cable - are connected via "fixed wireless" - broadband delivered over radio waves.
Fixed wireless can work well, but many people are also experiencing a yawning gap between what the NBN promises and what it delivers.
Geoff Thompson reports.
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