Turnbull's reply to our NBN questions

The shadow communications minister clears the air on the Coalition's NBN and responds to the questions posed by Steve Jenkin.

Steve Jenkin published a piece recently in the Technology Spectator which, like many articles written about the NBN, is full of indignation that the Coalition would dare to criticise the NBN Co’s fibre to the premises strategy.Mr Jenkin did not take the time to discuss why it is that thousands of people in greenfield estates, around Australia, have no wireline service at all because the NBN Co simply hasn’t turned up, nor did he discuss why the NBN Co is so woefully behind even its own very long schedule. Disturbing the dream is always uncomfortable, better to focus on the Opposition.

However he does pose some questions and I thought I would restate them and respond to them.

With this scenario in mind, these are questions that Mr Turnbull should be answering about the Coalition’s NBN:


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