Turnbull and Clare's broadband talkfest

Both sides of politics are talking up digital infrastructure, but neither appears serious about instigating the kind of reform the sector needs.

Last week was a busy time for the Australian telecommunications industry, although what was missing among the many fine words spoken was action in addressing an economy that’s increasingly being left behind.

Kicking off the week at the Tech Leaders Forum on the Gold Coast, the federal secretary to the communications minister, Paul Fletcher, delivered an opening keynote that outlined the government’s progress in his portfolio.

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