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  • Oh dear, Telecommunications - Written by on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:06 - 8 Comments

    Red underpants? Yes, Minister, says Hackett

    oh dear It looks as if Internode founder Simon Hackett has taken Communications Minister Stephen Conroy’s infamous “red underpants” comments a little seriously, if this photo from CommsDay’s Melbourne Congress this morning is any indication. Can we expect Internode parent iiNet to be bidding for wireless spectrum then? ;)

    Image credit: John Lindsay (used with permission)

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    1. Simon
      Posted 10/10/2012 at 9:12 am | Permalink |

      Haha. That’s awesome :D

      And more importantly, that would be quite interesting if iINet joined the bidding for spectrum i reckon..

    2. Posted 10/10/2012 at 9:14 am | Permalink |

      Well, he looks a little more interesting like that….

      On the other note, I can definitely see iinet considering Spectrum bidding….although I’m not sure what good it would do them however….

      • Brett Haydon
        Posted 10/10/2012 at 3:16 pm | Permalink |

        If they purchased Vodafone…

    3. Posted 10/10/2012 at 9:51 am | Permalink |

      Trolling win.

    4. PeterA
      Posted 10/10/2012 at 10:03 am | Permalink |

      It was funny reading the SMH article about Conroys comments.
      And EFA’s quotes are hilarious.

      OT: Renai, have you considered listing where a URL will go with in-line references?
      An example might be:

      When replying to some comments by some dude about some thing [Someplace.com.au] that is interesting for some people…

      … more I think about it more lazy I am (I could just hover…)

      • Karl
        Posted 10/10/2012 at 2:13 pm | Permalink |

        I think that would ruin the flow of the article personally.

    5. Murdoch
      Posted 10/10/2012 at 10:25 am | Permalink |

      Pure gold Simon.

      How boring would the telco industry be without Simon these days?

    6. Ben Zemm
      Posted 10/10/2012 at 11:25 pm | Permalink |

      Bit late. Underpants on the head would have got him a free Boost Juice on the 24 September! :)

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