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Downloads Down Under slower than even Kenya

Australia's biggest infrastructure investment plagued by cost overruns and delays

An NBN technician at work. The original A$29.5 billion blueprint has soared to between A$47 billion and A$51 billion and the network won't be completed until 2020, says the state-owned company.


AUSTRALIA'S A$49 billion (S$52.3 billion) broadband network was meant to spearhead a digital revolution. Instead, the botched project risks becoming a poster child for government mismanagement.

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