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Booming Australian Businesses Boosted by Fast NBN Internet


In the world that we live having a fast Internet connection isn’t just a luxury anymore, it’s a necessity.

Being online has a great effect on everyone from all walks of life — from private individuals, young and old, to businesses, small and large, the effect of a fast Internet connection is undeniable.

Simply put, it made businesses BOOM, and there are a handful of companies that have thrived through this era. Here are five businesses made successful with the help of fast Internet, courtesy of Business Insider Australia.


More than just a tool to watch a movie and “chill,” Netflix is now the go-to entertainment platform for a large amount of people whenever they want to watch a movie or a favourite series.

Ever since fast broadband connection was introduced to the world, it allowed Netflix to offer a HQ video streaming service and the world will never be the same again. Netflix has dominated the industry so much that it has made a huge impact on DVD rental stores and cable providers.

Google Maps

Getting lost is a thing of the past…or at the very least, buying maps is, because Google Maps is here.

This map service has made travels to unknown places easier and faster. Not only does it offer a map, but the fastest route and travel time to get there, all in real time.


There may be a future time when shopping malls are obsolete, due to the ever increasing popularity of Amazon.

Amazon is basically the only online shop you’ll ever need — it sells everything. From jewelry, shoes, clothes and even large household items.


Say goodbye to waiting and hoping for a taxi. Uber is here. Launched in 2011 as a booking platform, its number of drivers has increased and now operates in multiple countries.

It has revolutionised private transportation.


An Australian brainchild established in 2002, Atlassian has a range of products designed to simplify corporate life and workloads. It has become one of, if not the most used software among corporate offices.

How about you? Do you know any businesses affected positively by Australia’s new fast Internet connection?

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