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April 2014

NBN Co confirms successful FTTN speed test

16 April 2014 media-117x66

The first in-premises test by NBN Co of fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) technology has delivered raw download speeds of 105 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 45 Mbps.

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NBN Co on track to meet rollout targets but must redouble efforts to connect end users, says CEO

16 April 2014 NBN_QuarterlyReport_Financial-Statement

The company building and operating the National Broadband Network (NBN) says it is tracking well towards its end of financial year rollout targets as it prepares to implement a revised network architecture to enable Australians to have access to fast broadband sooner and more cost-effectively.

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NBN Co delivers commercial response to cherry pickers

15 April 2014 media-117x66

NBN Co will bring forward its rollout of wholesale very fast broadband to apartments and office buildings in Australia’s inner cities...

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NBN connects country careers to the world

10 April 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

The first farms, homes and businesses in 18 communities surrounding Dubbo can now switch to the National Broadband Network.

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March 2014

More than 1,300 homes and businesses set for NBN in regional and rural Western Australia

24 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network (NBN) gained further momentum in Western Australia today with physical construction commencing on five new fixed wireless installations...

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More than 900 homes and businesses set for NBN in regional and rural South Australia

24 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network (NBN) gained further momentum in South Australia today with physical construction commencing on three new fixed wireless installations...

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More than 900 Tasmanian homes and businesses can now switch on the NBN

24 March 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

More than 900 farms, homes and businesses can now switch on the National Broadband Network (NBN), following the activation of the network in three more Tasmanian communities

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NBN footprint expands in NSW

24 March 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

More than 750 farms, homes and businesses can now switch on the National Broadband Network (NBN) with fixed wireless facilities now live in...

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NBN footprint expands in Victoria

24 March 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

More than 190 farms, homes and businesses can now switch on the National Broadband Network (NBN) with fixed wireless facilities going live in the region surrounding Stratford in Gippsland.

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NBN footprint expands in Queensland

24 March 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

More than 600 farms, homes and businesses can now switch on the National Broadband Network (NBN) with fixed wireless facilities going live in...

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Willunga residents get further assistance ahead of copper disconnection

21 March 2014 Willunga

NBN Co has established a register to help support people in Willunga who have medical alarm devices migrate successfully across to services over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Melbourne residents get further assistance ahead of copper disconnection

21 March 2014 door-knocking-brunswick-small

NBN Co has established a register of medical alarms to help people in Melbourne successfully migrate these services over to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Kiama residents get further assistance ahead of copper disconnection

21 March 2014 door-knocking-kiama

NBN Co has established a register to help support people in Kiama who have medical alarm devices migrate successfully across to services over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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NBN Co establishes medical alarms register

21 March 2014 media-117x66

NBN Co has established a register to help support people who have medical alarm devices migrate successfully across to services over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Tasmania residents get further assistance ahead of copper disconnection

21 March 2014 door-knocking-tas

NBN Co has established a register to help support people in Tasmania who have medical alarm devices migrate successfully across to services over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Armidale residents get further assistance ahead of copper disconnection

21 March 2014 door-knocking-armidale-small

NBN Co has established a register of medical alarms to help people in Armidale migrate successfully across to services over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Townsville residents get further assistance ahead of copper disconnection

21 March 2014 door-knocking-townsville-small

NBN Co has established a register to help support people in Townsville who have medical alarm devices migrate successfully across to services over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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More Canberra homes light up on the NBN

20 March 2014 media-117x66

More than 1,800 Canberra homes and businesses are now ready to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN) following the first phase of the TransACT network integration into the NBN.

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Central Victoria FW Switch On

18 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Farms, homes and businesses across parts of 25 Central Victorian communities can now switch to the National Broadband Network.

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NBN Co hits the street to help Armidale prepare for copper disconnection

13 March 2014 door-knocking-armidale-small

NBN Co has begun making service calls within areas of Armidale to raise community awareness, help older Australians and inform households and businesses on the steps required to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Telcos and consumers sign up for FTTB pilot

12 March 2014 media-117x66

NBN Co has taken another step towards delivering the National Broadband Network to Australians faster and more affordably. Four telcos have signed up to participate in the company’s Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) pilot in the Melbourne suburbs of Carlton, Parkville and Brunswick.

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NBN Co hits the street to help Willunga prepare for copper disconnection

12 March 2014 Willunga

NBN Co has begun making service calls within areas of Willunga to raise community awareness, help older Australians and inform households and businesses on the steps required to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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NBN Co hits the street to help Tasmania prepare for copper disconnection

12 March 2014 door-knocking-tas

NBN Co will today begin service calls within areas of Deloraine, Kingston Beach, Sorell, George Town, St Helens and Triabunna to raise community awareness, help older Australians and inform households and businesses on the steps required to connect...

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NBN Co hits the street to help Townsville prepare for copper disconnection

12 March 2014 door-knocking-townsville-small

NBN Co has begun making service calls within areas of Townsville to raise community awareness, help older Australians and inform households and businesses on the steps required to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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NBN Co hits the street to help Brunswick and South Morang prepare for copper disconnection

12 March 2014 door-knocking-brunswick-small

NBN Co has begun making service calls within areas of Brunswick and South Morang to raise community awareness, help older Australians and inform households and businesses on the steps required to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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NBN Co hits the street to help Kiama prepare for copper disconnection

12 March 2014 door-knocking-kiama

NBN Co has begun making service calls within areas of Kiama to raise community awareness, help older Australians and inform households and businesses on the steps required to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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799 homes and businesses to get NBN throughout regional and rural Western Australia

05 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum today as NBN Co announced the regional and rural Western Australian communities that will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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More than 2450 homes and businesses to get NBN throughout regional and rural Victoria

05 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum today as NBN Co announced the regional and rural Victorian communities that will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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547 homes and businesses to get NBN throughout regional and rural South Australia

05 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum today as NBN Co announced the next regional South Australian community to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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More than 2100 homes and businesses to get NBN throughout regional and rural Queensland

05 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum today as NBN Co announced the regional and rural Queensland communities that will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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More than 3000 homes and businesses to get NBN throughout regional and rural NSW

05 March 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum today as NBN Co announced the regional and rural NSW communities that will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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February 2014

National Broadband Network rollout continues in Fraser Coast

25 February 2014 media-117x66

NBN Co to hold community information sessions on 11 & 12 March, 2014

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Armidale’s copper countdown

24 February 2014 media-117x66

Silver surfers urged to jump on the broadband bandwagon. The three-month countdown is on for the first homes and businesses living within Armidale to make the switch from copper to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Melbourne’s copper countdown

24 February 2014 media-117x66

Silver surfers urged to jump on the broadband bandwagon. The three-month countdown is on for the first homes and businesses living within Brunswick and South Morang, the first regions in Victoria to make the switch from copper to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Tasmanian copper countdown

24 February 2014 media-117x66

Silver surfers urged to jump on the broadband bandwagon. The three-month countdown is on for the first homes and businesses living within to make the switch from copper to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Willunga’s copper countdown

24 February 2014 media-117x66

Silver surfers urged to jump on the broadband bandwagon. The three-month countdown is on for the first residents and businesses in South Australia to make the switch from copper to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Townsville’s copper countdown

24 February 2014 media-117x66

Silver surfers urged to jump on the broadband bandwagon. The three-month countdown is on for the first homes and businesses living within Townsville to make the switch from copper to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Kiama’s copper countdown

24 February 2014 media-117x66

Silver surfers urged to jump on the broadband bandwagon. The three-month countdown is on for most residents and businesses living within Kiama to make the switch from copper to the NBN.

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Central Canberra to capitalise on National Broadband Network

24 February 2014 Canberra-map

NBN Co’s building of fast broadband is underway for more than 3,200 homes and businesses in parts of Civic and around central Canberra.

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NBN Co prepares for revised rollout model

21 February 2014 half-year-report-2013

NBN Co has begun active preparations for the transition to a revised rollout model that is planned to deliver the nationwide upgrade to Australia’s fixed-line broadband infrastructure sooner and at less cost to taxpayers.

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NBN lights up in Applecross area, Western Australia

18 February 2014 applecross-map-rfs

The first homes and businesses around Applecross, WA can now connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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NBN lights up in Applecross area, Western Australia

18 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

The first homes and businesses around Applecross, WA can now connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Tasmanian communities switch to National Broadband Network

17 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

A further 2,470 locals can now connect to fast broadband. Farms, homes and businesses in communities served by eight sites can now switch to the National Broadband Network.

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More than 600 homes and businesses throughout rural and regional Tasmania set to get fast broadband via the NBN

17 February 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in rural and regional Tasmania today as NBN Co announced that a further three communities will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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More than 360 homes and businesses throughout rural and regional South Australia set to get fast broadband via the NBN

14 February 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in rural and regional South Australia today as NBN Co announced that a further six communities will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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More than 900 homes and businesses throughout rural and regional Queensland set to get fast broadband via the NBN

14 February 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in rural and regional Queensland today as NBN Co announced that a further eight communities will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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More than 1,000 homes and businesses throughout regional and rural New South Wales set to get fast broadband via the NBN

14 February 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in rural and regional New South Wales today as NBN Co announced that a further 16 communities will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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More than 640 homes and businesses throughout rural and regional Victoria set to get fast broadband via the NBN

14 February 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in rural and regional Victoria today as NBN Co announced that a further 12 communities will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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New South Wales’ Mid North Coast communities switch to National Broadband Network

13 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

A further 1,090 locals can now connect to fast broadband. Farms, homes and businesses in communities served by eight sites can now switch to the National Broadband Network.

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West Australia’s Mid West communities switch to National Broadband Network

13 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

A further 320 locals can now connect to fast broadband. Around 320 farms, homes and businesses can now switch to the National Broadband Network via a fixed-wireless site located at Cape Burney.

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Toowoomba communities switch to National Broadband Network

13 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

A further 220 locals can now connect to fast broadband. Around 220 farms, homes and businesses can now switch to the National Broadband Network via a fixed-wireless site located at Top Camp.

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North Queensland communities switch to National Broadband Network

13 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

A further two hundred locals can now connect to fast broadband. Around 200 farms, homes and businesses can now switch to the National Broadband Network via a fixed-wireless site located at Clare.

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Mackay and Whitsunday communities switch to National Broadband Network

13 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

A further 1,750 locals can now connect to fast broadband. Farms, homes and businesses in communities served by eight sites can now switch to the National Broadband Network.

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New England and Upper Hunter communities switch to National Broadband Network

13 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

Farms, homes and businesses in communities served by three sites can now switch to the National Broadband Network.

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Central Queensland communities switch to National Broadband Network

13 February 2014 fixed-wireless-switch-on

Around 450 farms, homes and businesses can now switch to the National Broadband Network via fixed wireless facilities located in the Gemfields.

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Ballarat connects to broadband gold

11 February 2014 ballarat-map-rfs

National Broadband Network now passes 12,000 homes and businesses

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Parts of Gungahlin need to make the switch to the NBN before it’s too late

07 February 2014 gungahlin-map-rfs

The first 2,400 families and business owners connected to the NBN in the ACT have less than six months to make the switch and start experiencing the benefits of fast broadband.

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NBN lights up in Dapto

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The first homes and businesses in Dapto can now connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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NBN lights up in Darwin’s northern suburbs

07 February 2014 darwin-map-rfs

More homes and businesses in Darwin’s northern suburbs can now connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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More than 240 homes and businesses in the Narrogin region set to get fast broadband via the NBN

06 February 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in Narrogin, WA today as NBN Co announced that that a further five communities will be the next to benefit from the rollout of fast broadband.

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Parts of Coffs Harbour and Sawtell/Toormina urged to make the switch to the National Broadband Network (NBN)

04 February 2014 sawtell-nsw-dcd

The countdown is on for more than 19,000 homes and businesses on New South Wales’ Coffs Coast to make the switch to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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The countdown has started for Homebush locals to switch to the National Broadband Network (NBN)

04 February 2014 homebush-nsw-dcd

Around 2,600 home and business owners living in parts of the Olympic suburb of Homebush now have less than 12 months to change their existing landline phone and internet services over to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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NBN Co selects Optus to operate Long Term Satellites

03 February 2014 media-117x66

NBN Co today announced that Optus has secured the contract to operate NBN Co’s two purpose-built satellites that aim to deliver high speed broadband across rural and remote Australia.

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January 2014

The countdown has started for Geraldton locals to switch to the National Broadband Network (NBN)

31 January 2014 geraldton-map-dcd

Around 2,300 home and business owners living in parts of Far North Queensland now have less than 12 months to change their existing landline phone and internet services over to the NBN.

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The countdown has started for Cairns locals to switch to the National Broadband Network (NBN)

31 January 2014 cairns-map-dcd

Around 2,300 home and business owners living in parts of Far North Queensland now have less than 12 months to change their existing landline phone and internet services over to the NBN.

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The countdown has started for Mandurah locals to switch to the National Broadband Network (NBN)

31 January 2014 mandurah-map-dcd

Around 2,500 home and business owners living in parts of the Peel region in WA now have less than 18 months to change their existing landline phone and internet services over to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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National Broadband Network fibre build commences in Shepparton

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NBN Co’s building of fast broadband is underway for more than 5,500 homes and businesses in Shepparton, Victoria.

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National Broadband Network fibre build commences in Modbury

30 January 2014 about-us-media-thumb-117x66

NBN Co’s building of fast broadband is underway for more than 2,200 homes and businesses in Modbury, South Australia.

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Fast broadband footprint swells across Melbourne

30 January 2014 about-us-media-thumb-117x66

More than 19,000 more homes and businesses across 11 suburbs in Melbourne are set to receive fast broadband, NBN Co announced today.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Queensland’s Wide Bay-Burnett region

30 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in Queensland’s Wide Bay-Burnett region today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Queensland’s Scenic Rim and Gold Coast regions

30 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in Queensland’s Scenic Rim and Gold Coast regions today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Victoria’s Gippsland region

29 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in Victoria’s Gippsland region today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where planning proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in NSW’s Goulburn region

29 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in NSW’s Goulburn region today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where planning proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in NSW’s Southern Highlands region

29 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in NSW’s Southern Highlands region today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where planning proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in NSW’s Illawarra region

29 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in NSW’s Illawarra region today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where planning proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in WA’s Avon and Wheatbelt regions

29 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in WA’s Avon and Wheatbelt regions today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where planning proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in NSW’s South Coast region

29 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

The National Broadband Network gained further momentum in NSW’s South Coast region today as NBN Co unveiled the areas where planning proposals will be lodged to provide local farms, homes and businesses access to fast broadband.

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Riverina Region

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 2,800 more homes and businesses in Riverina Region set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Far North Queensland

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 120 more homes and businesses in Far North Queensland set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Avon Valley Region

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 630 more homes and businesses in Avon Valley Region set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands on Mid-North Coast NSW

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 1,100 more homes and businesses on Mid-North Coast NSW set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Wimmera

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 1,800 more homes and businesses in Wimmera Victoria set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Coorong Region

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 200 more homes and businesses in Coorong Region are set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in the Hume & Upper Murray Region

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 1,450 more homes and businesses in the Hume & Upper Murray Region set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in regional Tasmania

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 550 more homes and businesses across Tasmania set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Western Victoria

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 2,050 more homes and businesses in Western Victoria set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in South Gippsland

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 300 more homes and businesses in South Gippsland set to get fast broadband

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National Broadband Network rollout expands in Central NSW

22 January 2014 fixed-wireless-map

Over 790 more homes and businesses in Central NSW set to get fast broadband

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NBN lights up Seaford

21 January 2014 Seaford

The first homes and businesses in Seaford can now connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN). More than 2,000 Seaford homes and businesses in and around the areas bordered by Griffiths Drive.

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Telco industry onboard with NBN Co’s new Wholesale Broadband Agreement Wholesale Broadband Agreement

16 January 2014 media-117x66

Telco industry onboard with NBN Co’s new Wholesale Broadband Agreement

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NBN lights up in Glenning Valley and Berkeley Vale

14 January 2014 LongJetty

The National Broadband Network is now up and running in Wyong Shire. The network runs past around 2,500 homes and businesses in parts of Glenning Valley and Berkley Vale.

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NBN lights up in Ballarat

14 January 2014 Ballart

The National Broadband Network is now up and running in Ballarat. Around 2400 premises can order a service over the NBN today and start experiencing the benefits of fast broadband.

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NBN lights up in Nundah and Northgate

14 January 2014 Nudgee

The National Broadband Network is now up and running in a further two northern suburbs of Brisbane.

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