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Optus to deploy 114 sites under Mobile Black Spot Programme

Thursday 1 December 2016 | 15:17 CET | News
Australian operator Optus has secured funding to build 114 new mobile sites as part of the Federal Government's AUD 60 million second round of funding for its Mobile Black Spots Programme, aimed at improving mobile coverage across regional and rural Australia. From the program nationally, Optus has secured AUD 26.4 million in Federal and State Government funding and will co-contribute a further AUD 36.4 million to provide dedicated connectivity to thousands of Australians. Optus' bid includes funding for 65 mobile base stations as well as the deployment of 49 satellite small cells.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Optus
Countries: Australia
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