The top three carriers control 90 per cent of traffic on the NBN so the small carriers have a point when they argue the NBN has failed in its objective of opening the market to competition.
Commpete Chairperson, Michelle Lim, addresses CommsDay 2018 on the need for real competition in Australia's digital communications
TELSTRA'S rivals have urged the NBN Co not to rent the telco giant's copper network if it is to be used as part of the federal government's plan to roll out a fibre-to-the-node broadband network.
A power struggle between NBN Co and the telcos who sell their product is costing consumers — not in terms of cash, but internet speeds. Basically fast broadband exists, but only if you, and your internet service provider (ISP), are prepared to pay for it.