Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Australian broadband prices set to rise as govt proposes NBN tax

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 13 December 16

Altnets asked to cough up A$60 million per year to help cover costs of state-owned wholesaler's satellite, fixed-wireless services.

Broadband prices in Australia are set to rise after the government this week proposed levying a charge on ISPs to help state-owned wholesaler NBN cover the cost of its fixed-wireless and satellite services. The government has put the cost to NBN of serving fixed-wireless and satellite broadband customers at A$9.8 billion (€6.9 billion) between 2010-11 and 2039…

Broadband prices in Australia are set to rise after the government this week proposed levying a charge on ISPs to help state-owned wholesaler NBN cover the cost of its fixed-wireless and satellite services. The government has put the cost to NBN of serving fixed-wireless and satellite broadband customers at A$9.8 billion (€6.9 billion) between 2010-11 and 2039…

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