Telco, NBN failures during bushfire crisis reveals cracks in regional, rural crisis coverage – ABC Rural – ABC News

Five fire trucks parked on the side of a road, with smoke all around.

Mr Budde said there was a case for regional and rural Australia to have fibre-optic cables.

“While that might be cost costly … I think on the other side, the social, economic benefits are as important, if not more important in situations like this,” he said.

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