New gov, new NBN? Is 100Mbps “too fast”? How should telcos protect vulnerable customers? Vertical Hold Ep 380

What does Labor’s win mean for the NBN? Why is the ACCC worried NBN’s new plan structures are “too fast”. How are telcos are being brought into line around their treatment of vulnerable customers?
Special guest ZDNet AU editor Chris Duckett!



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There was an election recently — you probably noticed — and a change in Australia’s federal government, but what will that mean for the NBN — and why is the ACCC concerned that 100Mbps+ plans might be “too fast” for Australians?

Meanwhile, the ACMA is concerned about the impact that financial hardships have on Australians in relation to telco products and services — but is it enough to say that there’s a problem? What should telcos and regulators be doing about it all?

We’re joined this week by our special guest, ZDNet’s Chris Duckett!

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Award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News dives into the big stories of the week. Joined by Australia’s leading tech journalists every Friday, co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture. About/Contact us