Phil Dobbie

<p>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.</p>

Latest Posts

What's wrong with the NBN

What's wrong with the NBN

Last week, Twisted Wire asked politicians, industry insiders, and commentators to highlight the good points of the NBN. This week, they're back with a more pessimistic outlook.

December 19, 2012 by in NBN

Digging NBN’s dirt

Digging NBN’s dirt

With NBN Co now connecting premises as they roll down every street, there’s going to be a whole lot of digging required.

November 28, 2012 by in NBN

It's all over the top

It's all over the top

Twisted Wire asks, "what role is there for the telecommunications industry in content, when we seem happy with over-the-top delivery?" FoxtelGo is the latest case in point.

November 21, 2012 by in Telcos

Alarming plans for the NBN

Alarming plans for the NBN

Will medical alarm systems &mdash; or other devices attached to your phone line &mdash; still work when you switch to the NBN? Not necessarily.

November 7, 2012 by in NBN

Distorting telecommunication costs

Distorting telecommunication costs

Who picks up the bill when change occurs? Whether it’s governments building networks like the NBN in Australia, an FCC tax on international traffic into the US, or a charge against content providers from European service providers; all have unintended consequences.

October 10, 2012 by in Telcos

Alan Jones’ NBN confusion

Alan Jones’ NBN confusion

When he’s not insulting the Prime Minister, shock-jock Alan Jones is busy ensuring that his listeners avoid the intricacies of the debate on publicly funded broadband.

October 3, 2012 by in NBN

A licence to tweet

A licence to tweet

Insisting on a licence to get online might not stop offensive tweeting, but it might help authorities track genuine evil-doers. But could it ever really work?

September 12, 2012 by in Government

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