Joe Hockey: 4G potential to be far superior to fibre

Submitted by James Purser on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 22:58
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Joe Hockey seems to have taken issue with a recent Delimiter article that pointed out that Joe might not be an expert on telecommunications network design.

So Joe has responded

First off, nice to see a politician actually engaging with his critics, so for that, kudos Joe.

However that's about where the loving stops.

Wireless doesn't mean the death of the NBN

Submitted by James Purser on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 09:12
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Yet another article running the line that because we're all moving to wireless devices (such as smartphones, tablets and laptops) the NBN is now about as useful as clay tablets.

Look, let me use our home as an example.

We have a number of different devices that use wireless:

1 x iPad 1

1 x Xoom

1 x Nexus S (smartphone)

1 x Huwei Android Phone (smartphone)

1 x iPod 3