The impact of an NBN on an ETS

Is there more to the National Broad Band (NBN ) than than just all the hoopla over high speed movie downloads?? I suspect that maybe there is. Check out Smart Grids Australia “…. Smart Wired Consortium a broad based, home connectivity industry body, with members including FOXTEL and Telstra Smart Community, amongst others, have warned that Australian homes run the risk of missing out on the optic fibre revolution, and calling for agreed technology standards for new and existing homes. The Consortium is launching a new Code of Practice and a number of related Handbooks on home technology. The Code of Practice sets out the basic standards homes will need to ensure they get reliable and guaranteed entertainment, security, energy management , communication and automation services, and has been developed as an open, independent platform. A couple odf the policy statements give a bit a clue. Continue reading →