NBN fibre rollout gets underway in Adelaide

22 Apr 2013

NBN Co has announced that the installation of the first local fibre optic cable in Prospect as part of the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in Adelaide. Commenting on the development, NBN Co spokesperson Tony Gibbs noted: ‘Today’s fibre haul marks an important step in the rollout of the NBN in Adelaide … Design and construction work has already commenced on rolling out the NBN to around 15,000 homes and businesses in Prospect.’ Looking ahead, the executive also confirmed that, in addition to the work in Prospect, planning or construction for a number of other suburbs in Adelaide was already underway, including: Aldinga, Gawler, McLaren Vale, Modbury, Port Augusta, Port Elliot, Seaford, Stirling, Strathalbyn, Walkerville and Yankalilla. With NBN Co said to be aiming for construction in the aforementioned suburbs to be completed during 2014, by mid-2015 the public-private company overseeing the NBN rollout has said it expects construction to have commenced – or be completed – for more than 327,000 premises across the state of South Australia.

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