Can Switkowski save the NBN from a nuclear winter?

There are plenty of reasons why Switkowski shouldn't get the gig as NBN Co chairman, however, many of the criticisms levelled against him could turn out to be strengths for the NBN.

“Somewhat deranged” is how one Federal government minister privately describes the speculation over who will sit on the NBN Co board after this Thursday’s Federal cabinet meeting.

Throughout the fevered speculation over who will join director’s ranks at the beleaguered company, it’s clear that former Optus and Testra CEO Ziggy Switkowski is the firm favourite to chair the board. 

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