#australia‘s communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has told the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) that developing nations should follow his country’s lead in abandoning fibre-only network rollouts for his beloved “multi-technology model”.
Railing against vendors who “want to push the shiniest, most expensive technology” on less wealthy countries, Turnbull says: “The approach that we’re taking now is very relevant to developing countries.
He added that Australia is seeking to share its experience with neighbouring countries. This, The Register supposes, must include Indonesia, which in March announced its intention to connect 20 million premises to a 10 Gbps-capable service in coming years.
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