Malcolm Turnbull says the NBN is offering no cut-price nirvana. He’s right — the average wholesale price of $52 could translate to a retail price of around $80 to $85.
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Some of the major benefits to society from a ubiquitous broadband network will come from government services, including health and education. That means access to these services needs to be free, so everyone is able to make use of the channel, displacing other, more costly, ways of interacting.