Thicker NBN aerial cables to face community opposition

AustraliaThe federal government is likely to face opposition over its proposal to increase the thickness of overhead cables erected as part of the national broadband network “to the size of your wrist” without requiring local or state planning approvals. Under schedule three of the Telecommunications Act and related regulations, carriers currently have limited immunity from local, state and territory planning and environmental laws when installing overhead cables with a diameter of 30mm or less.

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/405255,nbn-thicker-overhead-cable-plan-to-face-local-government-and-community-opposition.aspx

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