What happens when NBN Co runs out of money?

The Coalition's firm $29.5bn cap on NBN funding underscores its promise of a cheaper rollout, but it may have to fork out more dough one way or another.

The federal budget doled out a bit of pain for everyone but as far as the National Broadband Network is concerned the political jousting, which will undoubtedly play out for a while, holds little import.

NBN Co isn’t wasting too much time on it, nor should it given the far more difficult challenge that lies ahead. The only number that matters is $29.5 billion, and the fact that taps are going to be shut by 2018.

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