[AusNOG] Looks like the NBN will be a PON variant for sure...
aj at sneep.net
Thu Apr 30 12:56:28 EST 2009
John Edwards wrote:
> It may be that the NBN needs to be L3 just to cut down on the
> components required. A wholesale LAC/BNG/BRAS arrangement is going to
> cost a bundle to support millions of Australians at 100M speeds, only
> to be replicated at every ISP for the retail interface!
This has been a concern by the Singapore iDA, where they desire that the
barrier to RSP entry be extremely low (to the 'almost non-existent'
point). The variety of required services by the OpCo is supposed to
Of course, many existing Australian ISPs have the BRAS/BNG
infrastructure anyway, so a certain amount of re-use will be possible.
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