nbn connects two million customers
5 April 2017
National Broadband Network has now connected more than two million Australian
homes and businesses to fast and affordable broadband – compared to only 51,000
active connections after two terms of Labor Government.
demonstrates that the Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to
give all Australians the benefit of fast broadband on the network as quickly
and cost-effectively as possible.
Under this Government, nbn has hit every rollout target and
financial target set since coming into Government – in contrast to Labor, which
missed every single rollout target they set for themselves.
nbn is now connecting more than
6,500 premises every business day and the rollout is continuing to accelerate.
Nearly 4.5 million homes and businesses are now able to order a service, and
the rollout is on track to reach the halfway mark in the middle of this year.
network will further expand to nine million homes by June next year and is
on track to be completed by 2020, at least six years ahead of Labor’s
reforms to the nbn rollout have avoided Labor’s gold-plating that would have
seen home internet bills increase by up to $500 a year.
provides a platform that will boost productivity and ensure all Australians can
embrace the benefits of high-speed broadband.
have choice on the network, with over 150 retail service providers around
Australia now offering broadband plans powered by nbn’s network.
For maps and
information about where the nbn is available go to: www.nbnco.com.au