Australia National Broadband Network Facts
Fibre broadband for ISPs in Australia
- The National Broadband Network (NBN) is an Australia-based Fibre broadband network.
- NBN is instituted to be a national wholesale-only, open-access data network for internet service providers (ISPs).
- It is built at a cost of A$35.9 billion over a 10-year period.
- Australian Government is investmenting A$27.5 billion in the project.
- NBN Co is established to design, build and operate the NBN.
- The network will gradually replace the copper network which is owned by Telstra.
- A peak speed of one gigabit per second in the Fibre to the premises would become possible.
- Approximately 93 per cent of the population is planned to be serviced with fibre to the premises (FTTP).