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NBN to help extend mobile coverage in remote Australia

Tuesday 12 November 2013 | 10:15 CET | News
Australia's Broadband for the Bush Alliance said the National Broadband Network (NBN) should be used to boost mobile coverage across all of Australia, including the most remote areas. This follows a recent industry call to allow mobile providers access to the NBN. The Alliance feels that mobile coverage needs to extend to the 3 percent of premises currently set to receive NBN satellite internet. Vodafone's recently commissioned McKell Institute report 'Superfast Broadband: The future is in your hands' outlined how tweaking the NBN to include mobile services could relieve network congestion in

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodafone
Countries: Australia
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