Sky Muster no silver bullet

By Kristy Sparrow
October 8 2015 - 4:30am

Last week the National Broadband Network (NBN) successfully launched its SkyMuster satellite from French Guiana in South America. I was invited to attend the official launch party in Sydney, but was needed more at home. Instead of sharing the launch with Bailey Brooks (who won a competition for her illustration to adorn the nose of the satellite), NBN officials and government personnel, I sat in my office on a cattle property (in central western Queensland) live-streaming the launch via YouTube.

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