Saturday, March 29, 2014

High Speed Fibre has lots of “REAL” benefits…

…..like….

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…heres a great one for the local public and tourists alike…

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[SOURCE - www.adelaidenow.com.au article from a Jan 2012 News Article ]

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…..and the ability of public authorities / law enforcement / fire / police to change public lighting can’t be discounted as a bad idea either.

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In trying to encourage the #gigatownNSN supporters I saw a rather “to ignite comment” bit last week, that went something like this….”because we are running at 1000mph on a new fibre gig network, while the rest of NZ runs at 100mph, we wouldn’t really see that many benefits.” WRONG!

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I think prudently the couple of examples about immediately shoot that idea down, and indicate the writer of that piece was not really thinking of the “big picture.”

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Don’t you think not just locals, but tourists would love the “feel safe” reinforcement that such a city wide network could bring?