Steve Irons MP Federal Member for Swan

An additional 26,100* Swan homes and businesses to be connected to the NBN network

9 July 2015

Federal Member for Swan Steve Irons today announced that approximately 26,100* homes and businesses in Swan are a step closer to getting the National Broadband Network, with build to commence on the network in the third quarter of this year.

Mr Irons said the NBN Co released a quarterly national rollout plan to December 2016 today, which includes parts of the following suburbs in Swan where the fixed-line build will commence. These suburbs include:

Parts of suburb covered Indicative number of premises covered* Rollout quarter*
Beckenham, Bentley, Cannington, East Cannington, Karawara, Langford, Queens Park, Waterford, Welshpool, Wilson— 22,400 Q3, 2015
Bentley, Burswood, East Victoria Park, Rivervale 1,700 Q3, 2015
Como, Karawara, Manning,  Salter Point,  Waterford 2,000 Q3, 2015

Mr Irons said the NBN would deliver Internet access that’s fast, reliable and affordable, with better broadband ensuring homes and businesses are able to transform the way they communicate, do business and access online services.

“In terms of premises passed by the NBN Co’s networks, the NBN Co now reaches 1.15 million premises across all access technologies, up from 345,000 as at the election.

“The NBN Co also now has 395,000 premises connected to its fixed line network (up from 47,000 as at the election) and 46,500 premises connected to its fixed wireless network (up from 2,000 as at the election).

NBN Co provides monthly updates on its website showing areas that have reached build preparation, build commencement and that are ready for service.  Residents can check their suburb at www.nbnco.com.au/rolloutplan

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