This is supposed to generate 15k jobs and add AUD 5bn to the local economy. Doing a little back-of-the-envelop calculus, the latter figure looks like around 6% of Brisbane's GDP. Not bad!
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
This is very ironic; while all of Australia is debating the six proposals to build a National Broadband Network (based on FTTN), the city of Brisbane (1.9m pops, 918 km^2) has ordered a study into the feasibility of constructing its own FTTH network. The city targets 0.1-1.0 Gb/s to every home and business, that is: True Broadband.