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Submission + - Getting free Wi - Fi is so expensive..... (smh.com.au)

cantle2000 writes: Welcome to Victoria — where there is a push to install FREE Wi — Fi in railway stations, but there is a snag — $44,000, yes, $44,000 to install a 100 meter optical fibre cable, and it would take 2 months to do so. However, another installer quoted a figure of $2,000 and two days to install it.

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