Re: >80% connecting at 25Mbps or slower
Date of article: 16-Aug-2012 (pre FTTN, while Labor in power)
Context: Person requested to change from Satellite to FTTP and was quoted $150,000.
One source in the industry suggested lack of infrastructure could require NBN Co to spend up to $120,000 to build new pit-and-pipe over the 1.3 kilometre distance in a built-up area.
The article you should have linked to is Few users go through with expensive NBN tech switches
Quote: Bill Morrow’s assertions at estimates last week that the costs normally ranged from “sub-$1000 to tens of thousands of dollars” are broadly accurate. The average cost per premises, based on these new figures, is around $7395.
Based on this average cost is likely to be less than 6 months on 1Gbps.
The first time you provide a reference it is dated prior to LNP being elected and is a complaint about Labor's plan.