David Havyatt

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Competition and the NBN 
Dec 2, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: How telcos and ISPs need to adapt to the NBN world.
 
NBN Co's daunting construction task 
Nov 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: Contracts are in place but schedule slips.
 
Is the digital dividend a billion dollar windfall? 
Nov 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Department of Broadband and the ACMA prepare for the spectral future.
 
Europe changes tune on broadband 
Oct 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: Faith in financial principles are not always well-founded.
 
What Australian telcos could learn from Apple 
Oct 14, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: Relentlessly focusing on the customer.
 
NBN is too expensive for the innumerate 
Sep 23, 2011 | Comment Now 
Opinion: Dissecting a misdirected coalition assault.
 
The NBN debate: Where smart people say dumb things 
Sep 16, 2011 | Comment Now 
I'm looking at you, Bob Brown.
 
Comment: Vale ATUG 
Sep 2, 2011 | Comment Now 
Big users lose their voice.
 
Why can't communications companies communicate? 
Aug 19, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: Rebuilding the telco statement.
 
NBN, the Blowhole and other political analogies 
Aug 5, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: Is Malcolm Turnbull's latest broadband policy real or more playing politics?
 
Can consumers be expected to understand mobile pricing? 
Jul 28, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: Fixed-line and mobile arguments are rife with inconsistencies.
 
Comment: The challenge of mobile data 
Jul 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Nobody wants towers, everybody wants coverage.
 
Opinion: Who loses from the Telstra-NBN deal? 
Jun 24, 2011 | Comment Now 
An economist's view of Thodey's gamble.
 
Opinion: Running the ruler over NBN Co's procurement 
Jun 10, 2011 | Comment Now 
David Havyatt asks whether the governance structure stands up to the task.
 
Opinion: The NBN must end the telco blame game 
May 30, 2011 | Comment Now 
Does NBN Co have any incentive to be good to ISPs?
 
Comment: Sex, drugs and spectrum policy  
May 16, 2011 | Comment Now 
Lawmakers need a clear head to resolve the battle for Australia's mobile spectrum.
 
Opinion: Advance Australia Where? 
May 10, 2011 | Comment Now 
Lots of talk, but little detail on how the NBN might aid the Australian economy.
 
Opinion: Telcos talk nonsense on customer service 
Apr 29, 2011 | Comment Now 
Customer service won't improve until telcos acknowledge the problem.
 
Telcos need chief customer officers: iiNet 
Apr 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
Halves number of complaints at purchased AAPT business.
 
ACCC sets interim backhaul prices 
Apr 19, 2011 | Comment Now 
For Ethernet and fibre backhaul links.
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