NBN Co has pencilled in when (and where) the next nine mainland locations will get the NBN. The rollouts in QLD, NSW and the ACT will deliver fibre to around 50,000 households. Is your suburb on the list?
They're planning to extend out from first and second release sites in Coffs Harbour, Armidale, Townsville and Kiama — and start across the new locations listed below. According to Senator Conroy, "it's estimated that the average time from the start of on-site works in the second release sites to the activation of first services will be around 12 months."
NBN Co CEO Mike Quigley said: “The signing of the Definitive Agreement with Telstra – though yet to be approved by shareholders – together with the finalisation of the construction contract with Silcar, has allowed us to finalise the proposed schedule for the next round of construction in mainland Australia." [NBN Co]
- Coffs Harbour, NSW: August 2011 - Armidale, NSW: August 2011 - Townsville, QLD: September 2011 - Kiama township and Jamberoo, NSW: September 2011 - Toowoomba, QLD: October 2011 - Gungahlin, ACT: October 2011 - Riverstone, NSW: November 2011 - Goodna/Springfield Lakes, QLD: December 2011 - Aspley, Brisbane Metro Area, QLD: