The Government would set up a new company to take over most of Telstra's universal service obligations if the agreement just signed by Telstra and NBN Co is consummated.
on 06/20/2010 – Made popular on 06/20/2010
Not surprisingly opinion on the merits, for Telstra, of its heads of agreement with NBN Co span the gamut from disastrous and stupid, for Telstra, to disastrous and stupid for the Government, Telstra's competitors and just about everybody else. However there is noone better placed to exploit the NBN than Telstra.
The Joint Committee on the National Broadband Network is to scrutinise the agreement between Telstra and the Government for Telstra's participation in the NBN, approved yesterday by Telstra shareholders.