New NBN rollout locations announced
NBN Co has revealed details of the first 140 suburbs set to receive fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) technology over the National Broadband Network (NBN) with Lake Macquarie and Newcastle featuring heavily.
This is the next phase of a national trial to test the planning, design and construction of the (FTTN) technology which marries fibre optic cables with Telstra’s copper lines in a street side node cabinet to deliver fast broadband to homes and businesses.
The Hunter locations include:
· Around 51,000 homes and businesses in Lake Macquarie - Belmont North, Belmont South, Belmont, Blacksmiths, Croudace Bay, Eleebana, Floraville, Jewells, Marks Point, Mount Hutton, Pelican, Tingira Heights, Valentine, Windale, Argenton, Barnsley, Boolaroo, Booragul, Cameron Park,
Edgeworth, Holmesville, Killingworth, Marmong Point, Minmi, Seahampton, Speers Point, Teralba, Warners Bay, West Wallsend, Bonnells Bay, Brightwaters, Cooranbong, Dora Creek, Eraring, Mandalong, Martinsville, Mirrabooka, Morisset Park, Morisset, Silverwater and Sunshine.
· Around 47,000 homes and businesses in Newcastle - Adamstown, Bar Beach, Broadmeadow, Carrington, Cooks Hill, Hamilton East, Hamilton South, Hamilton, Islington, Kooragang, Maryville, Merewether Heights, Merewether, Newcastle East, Newcastle West, Newcastle, The Hill, The Junction, Tighes Hill and Wickham.