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The rise and fall of the most ambitious broadband fiber project ever. In April 2009, Australia's then prime minister, Kevin Rudd, dropped a bombshell on the press and the global technology community: His social democrat Labor administration was going to deliver broadband Internet to every single resident of Australia. It was an audacious goal, not least of all because Australia is one of the most sparsely populated countries on Earth.

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Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:50 ,  Issue: 12 )