Reply to post: Re: Good stuff but a sticking plaster fix ... calls on the Big Man – GOD – to boost rural broadband

Nick Kew

Re: Good stuff but a sticking plaster fix ...

You don't need modern broadband speeds for exchanging red tape with government, no matter how extensive the forms farmers deal with. If farmers need it for business, it'll be their fancy precision equipment. Perhaps if things like the drone-mounted video camera and the smart combine harvester are exchanging data in real time via the cloud ...

I wrote some thoughts on rural broadband a while back. The priority should be ADSL-grade always-on connectivity; superfast is not an issue.

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