Could the ghost of Sol Trujillo stalk an Abbott government?

Should Tony Abbott be elected in September, his communications minister faces a tough task convincing Telstra to not drive a hard bargain.

The final years of the Howard government were marked by poor relations between Telstra’s CEO Sol Trujillo and communications minister Helen Coonan. Could history repeat should an Abbott government be elected later this year?

With the coalition committed to reconsidering the National Broadband Network, an Abbott government will have to renegotiate some major contracts entered into by NBN Co and the Labor government.


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