I admit I was initially against the idea of the NBN mainly due to the overall cost and a feeling that the money could be used for much more, for example piping water from the North West to the South West of Western Australia, which would definitely solve our water issues in WA. Now however I have grown to accept the NBN and now look forward to its installation…. whenever that will be.
Living in a rural location we are listed as not getting fibre to our town, even though another town only 34 kms away is getting fibre. I made a case for our town to get fibre to my local shire (Boyup Brook Shire) but I have not seen any action on this at all so it must be of no importance to the shire… well we will see once its installed everywhere else if it is or not. Even if we were to get fibre in town our own property would still not be getting fibre. Wireless will be our only option, which is still better than satellite. (more…)