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Monday, August 11th, 2014

NBN – What is it?



The National Broadband Network. What it is?


The National Broadband Network (NBN) is an Australia wide project to upgrade the existing fixed line phone and internet network infrastructure. Due to the nature and size of our country, we plan to use a mix of technologies to deliver the NBN, using the best fit solution for each area.


Now that the NBN is available at your address, you can order a service from your preferred phone company and/or internet providers offering services over the NBN in your area.


NBN is a free service upgrading your phone and internet connection to a faster and higher quality broadband. It is not compulsory at the moment however NBN plan to have taken over by 2020 therefore by then everyone will have had too of changed over as there will be no other infrastructure to connect too.


How will the NBN benefit me?

Here are a few of the many benefits you could enjoy:

Work, life balance – Working from home becomes a real option, when your home experience is as fast, secure and reliable as it is in the office.


Connecting with those that matter – whether for pleasure or business, smoother Video Conferencing makes face to face contact with loved ones or work colleagues an easy, enjoyable experience.


Better for busy households – it’s not only fast, it means everyone can access what they like all at the same time, on multiple devices and all at the same fast speed. And busy people can enjoy enhanced online shopping and banking.


Entertainment for everyone – video streaming, entertainment on demand, on-line games, music and photos, access to international news and sport, you can enjoy the entertainment of your choice on the devices in your home.


A brighter future – the NBN provides potential to change the way we learn. It can improve the education landscape for Australia by extending the learning opportunities beyond the classroom and provide future generations with the skills to flourish in the digital world.


Healthier options – e-health and telehealth will thrive with the input of fast broadband, fast transfer of medical images and documents, video consultations, secure sharing of records, payments and systems, the benefits are for all and go beyond addressing the medical gap between urban and regional areas.



How to get connected?


Step one: Call
contact you preferred telephone or internet provider to find out about services over the NBN
please find an attached list of NBN suppliers in the Officer area.


Step two: Select
select the packages available and the right option for you. E.g. whether it be just internet or just phone or a combination.


Step three: Connect
you service provider will co-ordinate at time for the NBN equipment to come and be installed and your service activated. All free of Charge.


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