National Broadband Network connection
NBN in District Council of Barunga West
nbn now live in Port Broughton!
The nbn™ network is live in the towns of Port Broughton and Bute. Most homes and businesses in other areas of the District Council of Barunga West can also connect to the nbn™ network now via Sky Muster™ satellite. Every home and business in Australia will receive access to the nbn™ network so if it’s not available where you live or work now, it’s not far away.
Residents and business owners can now enjoy all the benefits of fast and reliable internet, with the nbn™ network now live across the town!
The nbn™ network can open up many opportunities for homes and businesses:
- Experience fast downloads, with multiple people and devices operating in the home or business at the same time
- Smooth video conferencing takes the frustration out of face to face contact with loved ones or work colleagues
- Kids can unlock their full potential by having fast access to online educational tools
- Access to a fast connection can help businesses and employees enhance productivity
Switching to the nbn™ network
Switching to the nbn™ network isn’t automatic. To switch to the nbn™:
- Contact a phone or internet provider
- Ask about switching your home phone and/or internet to the nbn™ network
- Check your equipment compatibility
- Choose a plan that suits your needs
In Port Broughton, once the nbn™ network is available, you’ll need to move your phone and internet services to the network to make sure they continue working. Check with your service provider to find out whether your services will be affected.
Five things you need to know, even if you only have a landline phone:
The nbn™ network is Australia’s exciting new landline phone and internet network designed to provide you with access to fast, reliable phone and internet services, wherever you live.
Why do we need it?
With so many connected devices now in the home and workplace, the way we access and use data has changed forever. A fast broadband network will ensure Australia is ready for the next generation of connected homes and businesses.
What do I need to do?
In most areas, once the nbn™ network is available, you’ll need to move your phone and internet services to it to make sure they continue working. Check with your service provider to find out whether your services will be affected.
How can I get the nbn™ network?
As a wholesaler, nbn doesn’t sell directly to the public. That means once it’s in your area, you’ll need to talk to a phone or internet provider about moving your services. Whether you’re a home, or business user, they won’t be switched over automatically. To make the switch, call a phone or internet provider and ask about moving to a plan that uses the nbn™ network.
What if I don’t make the switch?
The nbn™ network rollout affects almost all of us, with access expected to be available to 8 million homes and businesses by 2020. Most people will need to act to stay connected, even if they just have a landline phone.