Local nbn Rollout
More connections for North Lakes and Mango Hill
Locals will be seeing a lot of this in the coming weeks (perhaps without Luke Howarth MP in the pit) as nbn subcontractors begin connecting more premises. The service is currently available to some in select pockets locally but with network designs for greater North Lakes and Mango Hill now finalised, work is underway.
Federal Member for Petrie, Luke Howarth MP welcomed the news.
“The message for these residents is clear – superfast broadband is on its way,” Mr Howarth said.
“When I was first elected the previous Labor Government had made many promises with little or no delivery, however, today the nbn is being rolled out on time and on budget.”
“Already over 34,200 premises in the Petrie Electorate have an NBN service available and over the next few months 5,600 households and businesses in North Lakes and Mango Hill area will be able to sign up to an nbn plan,” Mr Howarth said.
Described as 'technology-agnostic' the current approach allows for and implements new technologies as they become commercially viable. This has led to the introduction of rollout ranges for each technology type.
Once connected, consumers can pick their retail service provider, and will be supplied with a new modem to enable high-speed broadband. A range of plans with various download quotas and speed tiers are available to suit consumer and business needs.
“In coming months more businesses and homes across North Lakes and Mango Hill will be more productive with businesses accessing new online services like cloud-based accounting software and families taking advantage of access to online education, health tools and even entertainment,” Mr Howarth said.
Last Friday, NBN Co Ltd confirmed they remain on track to complete the complex network build by 2020, connecting 8 million premises nation-wide.
More information on how to connect to the nbn is available at www.nbnco.com.au
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