NBN rollout reaches 50% mark
BUT THE SIGNUP RATE IS STILL NOWHERE NEAR THAT HIGH.
In early July, NBN Co stated that the National Broadband Network rollout had reached a new milestone, with “5.7 million Australian homes and businesses now able to order a service from their retailer” — meaning that half of the country now has the option to connect. Despite that broad availability, however, less than half of these premises have actually adopted an NBN connection — so while the service may be approaching readiness for the average Australian, it seems the average Australian isn’t quite ready for the NBN. HD