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Back to the drawing board for broadband policy? Coalition’s plan to overhaul NBN

The Coalition’s long-awaited alternative plan for the National Broadband Network (NBN) has substantial implications for the Australian telecommunications industry.

The Coalition has long been critical of the Federal Government’s NBN policy, which promises that 93% of Australian premises will be served with a 100Mbps fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) service.

The release of Coalition’s policy is the first time it has revealed in detail its alternative plans — which it claims will deliver the NBN faster, cheaper and with lower prices for consumers…

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