Killing the NBN wireless myth

NBN's opponents may have high hopes for wireless but new developments in fibre tech exposes the weakness of their argument.

The transformative powers of wireless technology is one misconception commonly touted by the opponents of the Labor NBN but improvements in the wireless space are unlikely to render optic fibre networks redundant any time soon. If anything, recent announcements by Japan’s NTT and UK university researchers show that fibre networks are zooming even further ahead of their wireless cousins when it comes to capacity.

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