Over the last few years, talk about the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been pretty passive. With regular changes in government, hold ups to fiber optic installation, and with many regions of Australia yet to be connected to the network, the NBN scheme looked as though it were to become a right off for the government. However, recent reports from NBN chief executive Bill Morrow and Communications Minister Mitch Fifield suggest the outlook of the overall project has been positively turned around.
In a statement made to the press in August (2016), Mr Morrow commented on how the targets set for the NBN project and by its board had been significantly exceeded.
“This is the ninth consecutive quarter of meeting or exceeding targets,” he said. “As we have confirmed throughout the year, the rollout of the NBN network is very much on track. Today, nearly two-thirds of the nation’s premises are currently in design, in construction or able to order an NBN service, and that is tangible progress.”
As the country’s infrastructure continues to grow, the demand for more powerful cabling and data platforms is rising. In Australia, data and communications form the backbone of our country. Without the proper communications infrastructure Australians would be unable to conduct business transactions or interact with people both domestically and internationally.
At WES Group we are proud to work within the communications sector, and actively collaborate and resurrect NBN data infrastructure. Our workforce consists of highly skilled data and communications experts from all over the country.
The aim of this project is to build a network that has the capacity and longevity to upgrade over time; built in a way that meets the needs of the public for years to come.
To find out more about the NBN or the services WES Group provides in this space, contact us today.