The National Broadband Network (nbn), formally NBN Co, recently released its three-year construction for proposed construction work up until September 2018. It is understood that the nbn will provide an updated document every three months to review the status of new areas and variations.
The media announcement, released last month noted that 7.5 million homes and businesses across Australia were scheduled to start construction in next three years, and of which the estimate was 1,504,480 homes and businesses were are in plan to start construction by September 2018.
We are often asked when a premises is likely to receive the nbn. A summary of some of the local areas as currently shown on the nbn construction plan are as follows:
|State||Region||Areas where construction scheduled to commence before end Sep 2018||Estimated number of premises within areas||Anticipated technology||Expected time of first site to commence construction|
|QLD||Aspley||Aspley Boondall Bridgeman Downs Carseldine Fitzgibbon Geebung Taigum Virginia Zillmere||3400||FTTP, FTTN||H2-2017|
|QLD||Bald Hills||Bracken Ridge Brighton Deagon Sandgate Shorncliffe Bald Hills||1400||FTTN||H2-2017|
|QLD||Bald Hills||Bald Hills Bracken Ridge Brighton Deagon Sandgate Shorncliffe||15900||HFC||H2-2017|
|QLD||Chermside||Chermside West McDowall||3600||FTTN||H2-2017|
|QLD||Redcliffe||Clontarf Kippa-Ring Margate Newport Redcliffe Scarborough Woody Point||22000||HFC||H1-2016|
Source: nbn Three-year construction plan website, accessed 12 November 2015 (link opens in new window).
It is important to note that the details provided above and through the links are a guide only. Whilst some parts of Brisbane North have or in the process of receiving the nbn, some areas are being built at the moment or have yet to commence.
The “anticipated technology” is based upon the technology available. Details of Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC), fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) and fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) can be found on the nbn principles for Multi-Technology rollout page (link opens in new window).
For the latest maps and information, please visit the nbn Three-year construction plan website (link opens in new window).
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