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 slides towards perfect storm Netflix denies it had a horror week with its company figures, but everyone else can see foul financial weather. ICYMI: rounding up the week’s arts news Next M Pavilion design unveiled, Melbourne Art Fair shifts gears again, NSW Shadow Arts Minister warns not to overlook Australian talent, and more arts news. ABC: Mad as Hell makes enemies Happy as Heaven The back room people at the ABC load up hundreds of pieces every day. Then they make a single mistake and the audience comes out to play. Rare chance to explore secrets of creating a formatted TV show Formats, all based on challenge and combat, rule cable and broadcast television. For one day only, the secret door opens to reveal how they are invented. (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 ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts 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 arts 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.