Better telecommunication services for remote Australian NT communitiesStaff writer ▼ | October 20, 2015
Remote communities across the Northern Territory will have new or additional telecommunications services as part of a three year agreement between the Northern Territory Government and Telstra.
Communications Telstra is expanding coverage
“Northern Territory remote communities that will benefit from having telecommunications services installed under the new co-investment program with Telstra include Umbakumba, Bulman, Weemol, Minyerri, Kaltukatjara, Yarralin, Manyallaluk and Titjikala,” he said.
“Over the next three years, these communities will receive mobile phone services and, where possible, fixed broadband services, subject to the outcomes of detailed feasibility studies Telstra will carry out over coming months.
“To broaden the benefits of the co-investment program, communities such as Ali Curung, Barunga and Timber Creek, that already have 3G mobile phone services will now get fixed broadband services installed.
“Other communities may also be considered after further feasibility studies.” ■