Stories by Rod Tucker, University of Melbourne

What will the NBN really cost?

Cost is a central issue in the ongoing debate about the best approach to building Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN).

Broadband projections fail reality test: Rod Tucker

In their cost-benefit analysis of the national broadband network, the Vertigan panel predicts that in 2023, an average Australian household will require a broadband download speed of 15 megabits per second (Mbps).

In support of a fibre-to-the-premises NBN

In his independent audit of the public policy process behind the national broadband network, former Telstra director Bill Scales suggests there was never an internal debate about different technology options for the NBN.