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NBN to help extend mobile coverage in remote Australia

Tuesday 12 November 2013 | 10:15 CET | News
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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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