The problem with Gold Coast’s high speed internet plan

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VAST differences in internet speeds on the Gold Coast put the city at risk of developing a two-speed economy in which some suburbs languish as digital backwaters, a technology expert says.

Period13 Jul 2018 → 14 Jul 2018

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  • TitleTale of two net cities
    Media name/outletGold Coast Bulletin
    CountryAustralia
    Date14/07/18
    DescriptionVAST differences in internet speeds on the Gold Coast put the city at risk of developing a two-speed economy in which some suburbs languish as digital backwaters, a technology expert says. Bond University Associate Professor James Birt said a Gold Coast City Council plan for a technology corridor along tramlines, serviced by high speed internet, was overdue but questioned what effect it would have on the rest of the city.
    PersonsJames Birt
  • TitleThe problem with Gold Coast’s high speed internet plan
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletGold Coast Bulletin
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date13/07/18
    DescriptionVAST differences in internet speeds on the Gold Coast put the city at risk of developing a two-speed economy in which some suburbs languish as digital backwaters, a technology expert says.
    PersonsJames Birt