Smart cities a hot topic of the ongoing Australian election, with incumbent Prime Minister pledging more than $100 million a year for them.
Yet an ABC report aises doubts about whether the controversial National Broadband Network (NBN) will have the chops to handle the data tsunami smart cities will generate.
The NBN is the national wholesale-only data network that was trumpeted as a future-proof upgrade for the country’s aging copper networks during its announcement in 2007