ABC wants free NBN content

The ABC has called on the federal government to pass laws ensuring consumers won’t have to pay to access any publicly funded content carried on the planned national broadband network, a measure that would give it a huge advantage over its commercial rivals.As the federal government would contribute a large share of the cost of building the network and keep a major stake in it for at least five years, the NBN company should be legislatively obliged to carry the ABC’s online media content and other public services for free, ABC managing director Mark Scott said in a recent submission on regulating the new network.,24897,26036984-15306,00.html

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