Who wants a poor man's NBN?

The horror expressed by many who missed out on the first NBN rollout stage shows how important the network is, and how much selling the Opposition has to do.

Let me start my Easter commentary with a strange message – Hobart and Launceston could be set to be boom cities. A lot of people, including me, may have lost value in their house this week, but few recognised it.

This is the backdrop to an intense house-to-house political debate, which is looming in the next 20 months or so leading up to the next election, as the NBN takes on the nature of an entitlement for important segments of the community.



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