Broadband hearing unplugged (day 2)

Summary:The second day of hearings last week (4 March) for the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network.

Last week a number of telecommunications industry heavyweights fronted up to the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network.

You can find our overview of the first day (3 March) of hearings in Sydney here. This podcast documents the second day, 4 March, which was held in Canberra.

The Select Committee will report by 30 March on the government's NBN proposal and the implications for the consumer.

Special guest appearances by:

  • Peter McCarthy-Ward, BT
  • Roger Sharp, Australian Industry Group
  • Kevin Morgan
  • Art Price, Axia
  • Scott Marcus, WIK Consulting
  • Dermox Cox, C-Cor
  • Colin Lyons, Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Thanks to the folks at Hansard for getting the audio track over to us.

Topics: Networking, Government, Government : AU, Mobility, NBN, Telcos


Phil Dobbie has a wealth of radio and business experience. He started his career in commercial radio in the UK and, since coming to Australia in 1991, has held senior marketing and management roles with Telstra, OzEmail, the British Tourist Authority and other telecommunications, media, travel and advertising businesses.

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