Virus impact over each market - telecom operators, government agencies and regulators' responses - revised forecasts for the next 5 years.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2011 Update History
Report Status: Archived
Report Pages: 6
Analyst: Paul Budde
The Australian Labor Government’s election win of 2010 was at least partly due to the National Broadband Network policy. It was proof that the Australian people do understand the importance of the National Broadband Network as essential infrastructure for a range of social and economic developments.
While there is certainly a query about the $36 billion price tag, this did not deter the majority of the elected parliamentarians from supporting the concept. However the election and its focus on the National Broadband Network now also offer opportunities to finetune the plan, and significant changes to its details are expected to be made during 2011.
However, the concept remains intact and the developments that have been initiated will now go full steam ahead. It is unlikely there will be serious threat to the National Broadband Network before the next election, as by that time it will have grown into one of Australia’s largest infrastructure investment projects ever.
The various analyses give an insight into the steps which have been taken during 2009 and 2010.
Paul has been a consistent champion of improving broadband in Australia, and is most deserving of the industry's ongoing support.
B Beckor, Callpoint, Australia
BuddeComm's strategic business reports contain a combination of both primary and secondary research statistics, analyses written by our senior analysts supported by a network of experts, industry contacts and researchers from around the world as well as our own scenario forecasts.
For more details, please see:
A selection of downloadable samples from our Annual Publications catalogue.
Have the latest telecommunications industry news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to Paul's FREE weekly News & Views.