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Murray Bridge NBN Update

The NBN has come to the Murray Bridge Region

Four new NBN fixed wireless service areas were turned on this week. The green shaded area on the map below shows the NBN fixed wireless service areas:

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Want to find out more and use our interactive map. See  http://www.activ8me.net.au/murray-bridge

 

What the NBN means for Murray Bridge

Coorong Council Mayor Roger Strother says farmers in the catchment area will be able to transform their enterprises thanks for the faster and more effective internet.

“Instead of being just producers now, they’re also people that have got to market their product [and] they’ve got to make contact with everybody, not only locally but regionally and Australia wide and even internationally,” he says. (abc.net.au, 11/6/14)

“Once you get out of town – 5km, 10km out of town – the opportunity to access internet is pretty limited.”

Activ8me Marketing Manager Ian Roberts is proud to be able serve new communities with a great digital experience:

“Activ8me has always worked to provide services for regional Australia.  We are now able to service 165,000 premises in regional Australia with NBN Fixed Wireless.  We are privileged to be able to serve the Murray Bridge region and help improve the lives of the local community.”

The NBN fixed wireless network is coming to various communities through Australia in 2015. This new form of technology promises to give all Australians access to faster and more effective internet than ever before.

There are several benefits of fixed wireless, including:

  • Fixed wireless offers speeds of up to 25Mbps, which is equal to or better than what people in urban areas with an ADSL 2+ services.
  • The speed remains steady, because unlike a mobile wireless service, the speed will not be affected by people moving into and out of the area
  • It uses advanced technology commonly referred to as LTE or 4G
  • The bandwidth per household will be more consistent than mobile wireless, even in peak times of use

The technology works via small antenna installed on your premises. It picks up a signal from a fixed wireless tower, allowing you to receive speeds comparable to internet services in metro areas.


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