Industry challenged to battle for broadband that actually works Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Netflix is opening its first Australian HQ What does the rising local headcount for the international streamer mean for the local screen industry? Refreshing Screenhub's homepage We've made a few changes to Screenhub's homepage, bringing forward reviews and putting more articles upfront. Australian Podcasting's State of Play (locked) Podcasts have been booming with both Audiocraft and indiepodfest appearing to celebrate their various facets. This is the face of freedom (locked) How an illuminating documentary about Chinese dissident Badiucao becomes a key story about our future with China. (Premium content) Premium content Laurie Patton Monday 29 April, 2019 With a botched NBN, can the screen sector do anything to salvage the major distribution system of the future? Laurie Patton calls for an industry campaign. This content is only available to members of screenhub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to screenhub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the screen sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian screen community today In despair the government replaces the entire NBN with a national system of heliographs flashing fibre optic signals to mirrors on tall buildings. The share price of Foxtel doubles in a day. Image: Heliograph (Lisca). Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Laurie Patton is a former television journalist/producer and media executive. He was CEO / Executive Director of Internet Australia, the peak not-for-profit representing Internet users, from 2014-2017.