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NBN Co, Optus to jointly build mobile towers

Friday 6 February 2015 | 09:55 CET | News
NBN Co, the Australian company rolling out the National Broadband Network (NBN), and Australian operator Optus are planning to co-build mobile towers in regional and remote areas of the country for their respective fixed-wireless and satellite networks, ZDNet reports. For 4 percent of Australian households, NBN Co will need to build or collocate in at least 2,300 towers for the company's fixed-wireless LTE network. NBN Co already leverages collocating deals signed with domestic mobile network operators, allowing the companies to access NBN Co's towers to expand their own mobile networks. The

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Companies: NBN Co / Optus
Countries: Australia
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