National Broadband Network - NBN
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is Australia’s first national wholesale-only, open access broadband network. NBN Co Limited (NBN Co), the company rolling out the network, is delivering broadband to all Australians using a mix of technologies. NBN Co is rolling out the network and selling wholesale services to retail service providers who in turn, offer retail services to Australian homes and businesses.
For the purposes of reflecting on NICS, the NBN is represented for each state and territory. The indicative peak funding range to complete construction of the NBN by 2020 is between $46 billion to $56 billion, with a base case of $49 billion.
NBN Co is rolling out the NBN using a multi-technology mix model to complete the rollout as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. The multi-technology mix model uses the technology best matched to each area of Australia.
Further information is available at www.nbnco.com.au
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