The hidden cost of the NBN street cabinets

The 60,000 cabinets that make up the Coalition’s NBN pose significant complications with regards to power consumption and maintenance costs. But you probably won't hear much from the Opposition on that, not yet anyway.

The 60,000 cabinets needed to bring the Coalition’s NBN to fruition may not be prettiest piece of paraphernalia coming to a street near you, but there are a few more pressing considerations about these mini-exchanges than their visual appeal.

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