Wow! Telstra has bee excluded from the NBN tender for the relatively trivial matter of not including an SME plan. Though as I said on nowwearetalking it really is Telstra who've excluded themselves.
Everyone involved in Commercial tendering knows the importance of complying with the mandatory components of a response. Telstra aren't exactly novices.
As Conroy has said in his media release Telstra's Board will have to explain to its shareholders why it has decided to sideline itself from a process that will shape the Australian communications sector for the next decade.
How long have Sol and Donald got?