More than 50 community-led and community-owned businesses are lobbying to keep the NBN rolled out across Australia, including an ambitious plan to provide a $1.6 billion broadband network across Sydney.
Read moreRead moreThe community-driven NBN is a new initiative to bring together business, community, and government to improve the NBN rollout and support businesses across the country.
The $1bn NBN project is aimed at connecting 1.3 million premises, including 2,000 premises in Sydney.
The project has been funded by $1 billion in state and federal funds.
It will provide a high-speed broadband network in areas where it is not yet available.NBN Co is seeking to bring in 100 per cent of premises in the state and territory.
The Government has committed to investing $1billion in the NBN, with a further $1bil needed to complete the project, by 2020.
More than half the business owners have signed up to sign up for NBN Co’s community-based plan.
The NBN plan is set to give communities an additional boost to their local economic activity by providing a high speed broadband network that will enable businesses to offer services and services such as internet, mobile and retail.
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