Many residents and business owners have recently asked how the roll out is going.
The short answer is, the roll out is on schedule and will commence in the last quarter of this year and should be complete by the middle of next year.
NBN met with the Town on Wednesday 17 August and the Town received the first of the Node Packs. The Node Packs show the preferred locations across the Town for the distribution cabinets (or nodes) and the engineers of the Town take these packs and make sure no other services or proposed plans will affect them. Once this is complete, residences near the cabinets are contacted to let them know there may be NBN infrastructure going up near them.
And then, in and around October you will begin to see the work teams turning up with massive rolls of yellow cable and feeding it into the conduits under the streets of Eden Hill, Ashfield and Bassendean.
It’s not premature to start getting excited! I’m sure many of you will have lots of questions. Feel free to post them here and share with all local businesses and residents. Or take a look at the NBN site here which is full of FAQ’s and can answer most questions.
Previous posts about the NBN can be found here