Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) is slowly but surely being rolled out, already covering some parts of Tasmania. Certainly this has been advertised and discussed in the region, raising local awareness. Unfortunately, scammers have used this publicity and gone door knocking in parts of Tasmania that don’t yet have access to the NBN.
Details of the scam:
a salesperson wearing a jacket bearing the logo of a telco is going from door to door in Hobart telling customers that they can only get on the NBN with that particular telco. The alleged salesperson also made errors about broadband speeds, and was unfamiliar with the local area
So there you go, if someone tries to sell you something to do with the NBN, get it in writing and do some research. Details here.