Telstra’s side of the story on NBN

This morning ABC Radio National Breakfast interviewed Kate McKenzie, Group Managing Director, Telstra Wholesale about their bid for the National Broadband Network. McKenzie dismissed Terria’s bid as simply a political stunt designed to push the issue of structural separation and said that Telstra would pull out of the bidding process if that were a condition.  She also said that there would be fair and equitable access for all providers, but said that Telstra would naturally…

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US net neutrality and have your say on future of broadband in Australia

This is my longest blog post ever, but the way I see it – the future of the internet is at stake here, so I wanted to gather my thoughts and resources in one spot and ensure I understood what was going on. First up, it’s all fang’s fault for pointing me towards this “open source documentary” on net neutrality  that links to the Save the Internet site: http://www.savetheinternet.com/ Net neutrality might seem like a US issue, but…

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Do you wag the tail?

This is a bit of a bold confession for someone who works in ICT and spends most of her life online: I’m not an early adopter. I’ll admit it – those brave souls that boldly go forth and test drive a multiplicity of new services are doing the work for me. I’m not at the tip of the Long Tail, but I’m not wagging it either. When it comes to software or online tools especially…

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Join me in a cuppa?

Joined some friends in a tea cup or two on Saturday night in Second Life… To view our adventures in a mobile friendly way, click this link: http://blip.tv/file/get/KerryJ-JoinMeInACuppa486.mov Or, if you’re on the site, hit play below for a Flash video. Click to Play A quiet Saturday night just past – stayed in and joined friends in a tea cup or two…

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