[AusNOG] NBN Legislation
grahamelynch at commsdaymail.com
Fri Nov 26 21:39:49 EST 2010
This is the stuff coming out now while the debate is active, legislation is
open, vested interests can speak up and so on.
Upon the monopoly is achieved will be when the real fun starts. Imagine it
will become more benign or less?
On 26 November 2010 18:33, Bevan Slattery <Bevan.Slattery at nextdc.com> wrote:
> On top of that - ACMA/ACCC will be deciding on what products and technical
> standards everyone will use (loss of innovation) and everyone must offer
> non-discriminatory pricing even though the competitive infrastructure
> providers have 'risked' their capital to build these networks. Pricing
> regime will also be regulated along with any volume discounts. You can go
> to any provider and get the same vanilla service as determined by the
> Government and NBN Co.. So with innovation and product differentiation
> removed, those that have the cheapest cost of equity/debt will win. And
> it's not hard to guess who that is.
> This is simply economic and technical communism. Welcome to the new world
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