By Kate Kellogg, The Washington TimesRead more"We're looking at a situation where a large part of the market is still not paying for internet service and they're looking to take advantage of a situation that we think could help a lot of people in rural areas," said Steve Kestler, an analyst with Forrester Research, who tracks wireless broadband."It's a bit like the cellphone market in the 1990s, w...
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is going into its fourth year of operation.
But there are still some issues to be sorted out and the issues are being shared amongst NBN Co. The NBN Co chairman, Malcolm Turnbull, said there was still a lot of work to be done in relation to getting the NBN up and running and that there were still many technical challenges to be solved.
“There are still a number of challenges, particularly for rural communities, where there are issues around how to connect to the internet and how to manage the transition of the network,” he said.
There is still a need for technical experts to help get the NBN to where it needs to be.
In this week’s edition of The Conversation, Malcolm tells how the NBN is going to be rolled out in Australia and the challenges the company faces in terms of securing NBN Co’s funding.
Read the full interview here.