Telstra's Basslink response: It's all lies

Summary:Telstra has used YouTube to post a vehement video denial that its backhaul prices have caused problems for internet service providers wanting to operate in Tasmania

Telstra has used YouTube to post a vehement video denial that its backbone prices have caused problems for internet service providers wanting to operate in Tasmania.

Major ISPs such as Internode and Netspace yesterday re-committed to providing high-speed broadband services in the state after a long-awaited agreement was signed yesterday to light up the Basslink fibre-optic cable and provide competition to Telstra's transmission between Tasmania and the mainland.

But in this video, senior Telstra executives say there was never a problem in the first place.



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Topics: Telcos, Telstra

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