Fixed Wireless NBN Gets A Speed Boost

Put on your downloading hats. Rural Australians connected to the fixed wireless portion of the NBN will enjoy a speed upgrade, as the service has upgraded from 25/5mbps to 50/20mbps.

NBN says the service is now "30% faster than our next best fixed wireless global peer in Ireland."

Currently, around 300,000 homes in rural 'Straya have access to the tech, and that number will be over 600,000 after the rollout is complete. The speed stripes they've painted onto the 4G equipment will be a welcome upgrade for all of them.

NBN is willfully ignorant of your visiting relative's malware clogging your bandwidth, and has run some best-case-scenario numbers on how long it would take to pull down select bits of these here interwebs:

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