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By Chris Walker”In a time when the internet is becoming increasingly common place, you need to look at which is more convenient.
Which is more secure, a fibre optic cable or a landline?
The internet is now a global phenomenon and there is a lot of confusion about which is best for you.”
It depends on what you are doing.
If you are watching TV, you may prefer a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network over a land line or satellite.
“While the latest figures from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) suggest that Australians use a greater number of broadband services, the latest survey by Optus found that only 5 per cent of Australians own a home broadband package, compared with 40 per cent in the US.”
We know that Australians pay higher broadband bills for broadband than people in other parts of the world,” Mr Flanders said.”
The reality is that the Australian Government is paying less to build fibre networks in the country than most other developed countries.””
If you look at other countries with fibre networks, they are often paying higher prices than Australia because there is less competition for fibre in Australia.
“Optus chief executive David Gaughan said it was “not surprising” that people in the Western world used the internet less than people across the world.”
There is a whole range of reasons why people in Australia use the internet more than other countries, such as lower cost of living, access to local resources, and a better infrastructure network.””
But there is no reason why Australia should be the only place to access the internet.”
“There is a whole range of reasons why people in Australia use the internet more than other countries, such as lower cost of living, access to local resources, and a better infrastructure network.”
The survey also found that Australians have been slow to embrace the technology.
“In terms of adoption, we think it’s a good thing that we have been slowly evolving and building in-house broadband technology to improve our connectivity,” Mr Koehler said.
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