Monday, August 16, 2010

Fibre dreams or an economic driver

An interesting article weighing up the pros and cons of UFB.

Opponents argue the network will not deliver any tangible return on investment, while proponents of the network (not surprisingly one being Cisco) seem to have a build it and they will come mentality.

Cisco's Martin Stuart-Weeks offers some interesting ideas around business video conferencing to improve staff flexibility and foreign trade.

I'm not sold however. Why should New Zealand families subsidize the cost of improving communications for business interests to the tune of $1.5 billion?

Read More (NZ Herald)

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