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Sky Muster™ brings connectivity to Peterborough

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Find out more at Activ8me Peterborough Information Session

The new nbn™Sky Muster™ satellite service will soon bring fast Internet connectivity to satellite eligible residents around the town of Peterborough SA. To increase their awareness about the nbn™, Activ8me will be holding an information session about National Broadband Network (nbn™)  and the new nbn™Sky Muster™ satellite service.

Activ8me, the nbn™ satellite experts, will be able to advise on what nbn™ product is available for your home, how to get connected to the nbn™, help choose the best plan to suit your lifestyle, and answer any questions you may have about connecting to the network.

nbn™ Services Available around Peterborough

The current nbn™  rollout across Australia employs a mix of internet technologies in covering  Australia’s diverse geographic features in accomplishing the goal of a fully connected Australia to the nbn™  by the year 2020. Peterborough is among the many areas in Australia that features a mixture of nbn™  internet services.

  • nbn™ Fixed Wireless – Delivers nbn™ wireless internet through a wireless tower and a small antenna is installed above the premises that receives the wireless signal, giving the residents instant fast wireless internet. Premises around the outskirts of town out to a distance of 12km of Peterborough may be able to connect to fixed wireless.
  • nbn™ Sky Muster™ Satellite – The new nbn™ satellite service that replaces the previous interim satellite service. The new Sky Muster™ satellite service offers faster, more reliable and better data plans compared to the previous satellite service. nbn™ Sky Muster™ satellite internet are offered to the residents who are outside the nbn™ fibre and nbn™ fixed wireless service coverage.
  • nbn™ Fibre to the Node (FTTN) – The town of Peterborough will be connected to nbn Fibre-To-The-Node. The nbnTM have yet to confirmed a date for Peterborough FTTN rollout.

To see the availablenbn™internet services around Peterborough, residents can check our interactive map: http://www.activ8me.net.au/nbn-rollout-map

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If you are unsure of which nbn™ services covers your home, come over to the Peterborough Town Hall (Main Street Peterborough SA 5422) on 7th of June, 2016 between 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to meet the Activ8me team and find out more about the the nbn™ and the Sky Muster™ satellite service connectivity in your locality.

To get the latest update about the nbn™information session, interested residents can check out our official event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1039689972778936/

Activ8me is the largest Retail Service Provider (RSP) serving rural, regional, and remote Australian communities with satellite broadband. Activ8me is the first official nbn™ Sky Muster™ RSP to have 1,000 subscribers fully installed and activated – remarkably achieving this milestone in just over 4 weeks.

What is Sky Muster™?

Launched in October 2015, the nbn™ Sky Muster™ is designed to provide fast broadband connectivity to regional and remote Australia that fall outside the fixed line and fixed wireless areas. It hasadvanced communications payload composed of 202 electromagnetic Ka-Band transponders that create high throughput 101 communication spot beams. This extensive number of beams enables the satellite to have a vast coverage across Australia including her external territories. Each customer gets an allocated spot. If one spot beam becomes congested, the nbn™ can seamlessly switch users to another beam.There are 10 ground stations spread around the country connecting the satelliteto the nbn™ backbone. It has an average end user speed of 25/5Mbps.

 

nbn™ Sky Muster™ Satellite Benefits

With the new Sky Muster™ satellite service, you can stay connected with your loved ones and significant others. Take advantage and of the quick access and more efficient delivery of  education, healthcare, banking, business, food, and other services essential for modern living. Through Sky Muster™, farmers will now be able to harness smart farming technologies, including telemetry to help increase operational efficiency and agricultural productivity.Entrepreneurs and producers can now better operate their businesses using modern cloud-based software to improve their products or services and establish linkages with global markets.

The latest nbn™ rollout progress report indicates that there are over 400,000 premises eligible for satellite service.Around 85,000 users are projected to be connected to the service by June 2017.

With a massive target to meet, the network has been steadily increasing the Sky Muster™ installation rate. This development is expected to grow with the nbn™ allowing Activ8me to significantly raise the number of subscriptions for the satellite installation. As this rapid expansion continues, Activ8me is excited to reach out to the next 1,000 Sky Muster™ customers very soon.

The nbn™ Sky Muster™ satellite brings better satellite Internet connectivity to regional Australia. Order your Sky Muster™ Internet today, call Activ8me at 13 22 88 or visit: http://www.activ8me.net.au/internet/skymuster