Beaurocracy-speak for fiddling while Rome burns?
"“Using existing infrastructure means we can build the nbn network sooner and at less cost to taxpayers than originally anticipated. What’s more, all the technologies being used in the nbn network can be upgraded to deliver even faster speeds and greater capacity when consumer demand calls for it,” said nbnTM chief Bill Morrow, in a statement."
Sounds like an excuse to not lay fibre, and hope someone comes up with a way of extending the life of the rapidly decaying copper. I thought the whole idea of the NBN was to give Fred Public a new high speed network NOW, not keep throwing the problem into the future.