Of course, nobody here cares about the entry level wholesale price – you want to know about the 1000Mbps wholesale price, which is set to be $150 a month. That’s not the retail price that you’ll be paying, but it’s still a fairly decent starting point, and the wholesale price is set to lower over time.
In addition to the wholesale price, there will also be a capacity charge, explained in the press release as:
As well as the access charge there will be a capacity charge for the shared resource between the premises and the point of interconnect. This charge is shared across many end-users on the RSP’s service and will add around $1 for end-users based on average data rates.
In terms of financials, the project will cost $27.5 billion in government equity, there’s an annual revenue forecast at $5.8 billion in FY2021 and $7.6 billion in FY2025, with positive operational earnings from 2018 and a positive net income in 2021. From 2015, NBNCo will be sourcing funds from capital markets.
You can download the NBNCo business plan press release here.