News NBN Chief Blames Gamers for the NBN being s**t

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my NBN installation is done, outside. Now waiting for TPG to connect inside my unit. Anyone here near Elwood with TPG NBN ? any good ? or s**t ?

Yes I specifically told the installation guys to give ME the FATTEST cable out of that bunch coming into our block there. I'm about 50m from the Elwood exchange so my cable better be fireproof too, due to excessive HD porn download.
 
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Another delay for me, was meant to be ready by June but not yet. Although the status is now listed as build commenced so hopefully that means weeks rather than more months. Getting FTTC.
 

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Keep hearing that Australia has the worst NBN infrastructure in the world. People who I know that have NBN still complain it's slow.
The hilarious part is this was promoted as future proof, fast and reliable and our new modern whiz bang solution. Yet by the time it's available it's still waaaaay behind performance that other countries have had for years. I get that Australia is big and cabling takes time and money, but this has to be one of the most expensive stuff ups in infrastructure that a Government has ever done.
 

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I have had 100mbps for about 6 years on cable here. NBN should be offering GB speeds
Highest I've peaked on cable is 96. Unfortunately we are the exception, not the norm. When I was in the States a few years ago I remember a Time Warner commercial on TV that was advertising their minimum package of 100mbps + cable TV for $49USD/mo, and a little more for a full home video surveillance package. All fully installed. 100mbps is a luxury here that most can't even get.
 

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Recently got FTTC connection and signed up with Aussie Broadband and it's been great. No problems and getting just under 100mbps most of the time, guess I got a bit lucky.
 

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Highest I've peaked on cable is 96. Unfortunately we are the exception, not the norm. When I was in the States a few years ago I remember a Time Warner commercial on TV that was advertising their minimum package of 100mbps + cable TV for $49USD/mo, and a little more for a full home video surveillance package. All fully installed. 100mbps is a luxury here that most can't even get.

Mine sits on 121mbps :) However my point was, a properly designed NBN the max plan should be NBN1000 with NBN100 being the cheapy one
 

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NBN techs drilled crap into our wall, ready date was 20th of June.... Pre-order deposit withdrawn from my account by TPG...Nothing from TPG until I contacted them on the 25th and they said "Oh sorry yes your start date has been delayed until January 2020". And they're budging on returning my deposit. God
 

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FTTP at my new house, which is in a new estate. 96mbps and I'm pretty happy with it. Moved away from Hellstra to Aussie Broadband and couldn't be happier.
 

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Telstra forced us to 'upgrade' around the start of this year. Getting round about the same speed as I was getting on cable previously.. about 40 Mbps, fukn awesome :tearsofjoy:

Not that I really care, as long as I can stream 4k its all good in the 'hood.
 

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My area keeps getting the roll over deadline extended. Rollout commenced here September or October 2017 but was on and off due to issues they were having with HFC. I don't mind because every time it does Telstra offer me something else awesome for the mean time. The latest was completely uncapping my cable, though they did nuke my original package and increase my monthly bill as I was long out of contract. Positive is I know what speeds I'll be capable on when I do transition and it will be the same price with the speed boost.
 

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The hilarious part is this was promoted as future proof, fast and reliable and our new modern whiz bang solution. Yet by the time it's available it's still waaaaay behind performance that other countries have had for years. I get that Australia is big and cabling takes time and money, but this has to be one of the most expensive stuff ups in infrastructure that a Government has ever done.
Having it nerfed by still using copper was such a stupid decision by the Libs.
 
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