They’ll also be useful places to tie your car to in a flood. You can’t do that
with you FTTH!!
"new digital error” maybe?
Well, we’ve had some 1st world problems in our hose with faulty copper
delivering 20% of its ADSL2+ capacity its whole 800m distance from an inner
urban melbourne exchange.
so … what a lovely game …
ISP help desk - its broken
network technician (never seen, never heard) - its fixed (not)
ISP - its broken but we have to send a tech
ISP tech arrives, requires leaving work early and working from home on
sub-sub-optimal connection, (ahhh how I missed my 56kb dial up … I digress) -
network tech - another morning ‘working’ from home - inside, its broken -
outside pit, its broken - next pit down stream, its broken - its fixed “check
you have internet now bloke”, I turn my back, he’s gone - its broken
ISP - its broken
ISP technician - validates its broken
network tech - booked … “oh and some one will need to be there “...
(not holding my breath while fending off teenagers whose umbilical has been
Digressing again - In a previous incarnation I lived in the tropics and every
December with start of the (proper) wet season our line was off, for at least
10 days so until the wall socket was replaced. Telstra found it more amusing to
replace it 10 wet seasons in a row rather than refigure it. Now that’s a vision
for infrastructure … at least now the FTTH NBN got there before the rest of it
so the network technican in addition to sharing his insights on our immigration
policy and 457 visas was really happy the current MrNBN, he’s got work until
his super is ready, another 20+ years - I’m pretty sure his name was Joobson
Grewth, but that might’ve been him in the photo but I’m probably wrong
Having lived and worked remotely I am so glad this process that within 4km of
the CBD only began in early August and continues..
So, please Honourable Ley, please show me
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> On 20 Sep 2016, at 11:35 AM, Bernard Robertson-Dunn <b...@iimetro.com.au>
> And Sussan Ley is trumpeting this as a success.
> FTTH would have no big street box requiring maintenance, no
> environmentally bad batteries, no electronics with very limited upgrade
> I guess it creates employment.
> Politics trumps everything, until reality hits home.
> Bernard Robertson-Dunn
> Sydney Australia
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