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Australia's NBN Co activates 455,000 connections in March quarter

Tuesday 26 May 2020 | 05:59 CET | News
More than 7 million Australian consumers are now connected to the NBN after the activation of 455,000 new services in the three months of this year, according to a report from NBN Co, the company building and operating Australia's broadband access network. The report also shows that these connections were made as available NBN bandwidth per user jumped by 31 percent during the March quarter, following NBN Co's boost of the network capacity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission / NBN Co / Optus / Telstra / TPG / Vocus / Vodafone
Countries: Australia
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