The Government wins the NBN ? $43 Billion, FTTH for 90% of Aus, up to 100Mbps

    NBN Australian Government

    In what can only be described as shocking, the whole NBN process has been scrapped in favor of a government-built National Broadband Network.

    – The NBN will provide FFTH for 90% of Australians.
    – Create 37,000 jobs.
    – Provide speeds of up to 100Mbps .
    – Government will spend $43 billion over 8 years.

    The NBN will begin construction in Tasmania, mid year and take around 8 years to complete.

    As always, all the latest information is on the twitters –

    Stephen Conroy’s official press release about the announcement.

    Jason Cartwright
    Jason Cartwright
    Creator of techAU, Jason has spent the dozen+ years covering technology in Australia and around the world. Bringing a background in multimedia and passion for technology to the job, Cartwright delivers detailed product reviews, event coverage and industry news on a daily basis. Disclaimer: Tesla Shareholder from 20/01/2021

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