Good news for Northern Territory residents and businesses needing 3G coverage

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Good news for Northern Territory residents and businesses needing 3G coverage

3G services and fixed broadband will be rolled out to over 8,000 people living and working in Northern Territory’s remote communities

 

The rollout follows a $2.8 million dollar agreement between the state government and Telstra.

According to the Northern Territory government, the communities to receive phone services are:

  • Ampilatwatja
  • Arlparra
  • Palumpa
  • Papunya
  • Peppimenarti
  • Mutitjulu (also gets fixed broadband)
  • Barrow Creek
  • Newcastle Waters

The communities to receive fixed broadband are:

  • Wadeye
  • Elliott
  • Hermannsburg
  • Ngukurr
  • Numbulwar
  • Mutitjulu (also mobile services)

The government claims that infrastructure works at Ampilatwatja and Arparra will begin “almost immediately” with work on the other sites being scheduled between May and September.

 

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