MEDIA RELEASE - First 1,000 homes on FTTN connected in just 51 days
rollout achieved yet another milestone this week, with the first 1,000 homes
connected to the Fibre-to-the-Node (FTTN) network in just 51 days since its
comparison, under the previous Labor Government, the first 1,000 homes took
more than 15 months to connect to the Fibre-to-the-Premises network.
Fibre-To-The-Premises rollout under Labor, which was plagued by delays because
of construction complexity, the Coalition’s multi-technology mix largely
removes the need for in-home rewiring or civil works on private property.
network – in which FTTN plays a vital role - is essential for Australia’s
digital evolution. Everyone will benefit from faster, more reliable internet
connections, no matter how many people within the household are using it -
using the broadband network to be more productive, more creative, more
efficient and more connected for years to come.
nbn’s faster and more reliable broadband
also means businesses such as Hunter Water Sports, a kayak and water sport
accessories retailer in Newcastle, enjoys a seamless switch-over to the nbn
Kilpatrick of Hunter Water Sports talking about his nbn broadband service here
2016, nbn is aiming to offer faster broadband to between 60,000 and
100,000 premises each month on the FTTN network. The only additional equipment
required is a modem suitable for the super-speed vectored VDSL which internet
providers can send to their customers on request for free.