NBN Co to charge thousands for fibre-on-demand broadband connections

Consumers who miss out on a high-speed fibre connection to the national broadband network NBN will be offered the option to pay thousands of dollars for one when NBN Co rolls out its fibre-on-demand product early next year.In an exclusive interview with Fairfax Media, NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow gave the strongest indication yet that prices here would be comparable to those available in the UK.NBN Co will finalise two wholesale fibre-on-demand products, likely around mid-January 2015 and on market shortly thereafter, Mr Morrow said.

So some people get FTTP via tax payer dollars, while the rest must pay again for the privilege? Welcome to the “haves” and “have nots”

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