Australia’s Government has taken the plunge and pitched in to provide a $19.5 billion ($14.5 billion) loan that will allow the nbn company to meet the projected peak final funding cost of $49 billion. An agreement has also been signed with NetComm Wireless for Distribution Point Units to deliver Fibre-To-The-Curb solutions.
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Principal Analyst, Telecommunications, IHS Markit
Seth Wallis-Jones, a principal research analyst at IHS Markit, covers operator strategies for the Service Providers & Platforms team