Gary McLaren blog posts
“Deep Fibre Broadband for The Networked Economy”
What now for the NBN? Answers to questions from iTWire.
I have been asked by iTWire to provide my thoughts on where the NBN should go from here as the rollout of the network is announced as completed. The article appeared on 20 July 2020 and can be read here. My full answers to the questions submitted are as follows : I...
NBN declares rollout finished but what about those left behind?
While NBN Co may have declared “Mission Accomplished” on the rollout of the NBN, where does that leave up to 250,000 premises who cannot receive the minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. 1 NBN Co’s riding instructions from government, the...
High time for Government to upgrade its expectations of NBN Co
The Minister for Communications, Mr Paul Fletcher, has made it clear that the government will not provide any further equity or debt funding to NBN Co now that the rollout of the network is largely complete – see AFR ($$$). A total of $49 billion has been...
Future of the NBN – Inteview with Gary McLaren
We interview Gary McLaren – former CTO of NBNCo. We all know it’s a massive failure, but is there hope for the future? Click ‘read’ to watch the video interview here.