The national broadband network (nbn)

Across Australia, the national broadband network (nbn) is building and constructing the nbn network.

Check your address to find out if the nbn network is available at your home or business address.

About the nbn

Established on 9 April 2009 to design, build and operate Australia's new broadband network, the nbn is a wholly-owned Australian Government Business Enterprise and is represented by Shareholder Ministers; the Minister for Communications and the Arts and the Minister of Finance.

The nbn will provide Australian homes, schools and businesses with faster broadband services from a range of retail service providers.

Read more about the nbn.

Benefits of the nbn

The nbn is predicted to have a huge impact on the way Queenslanders live and work.

Faster download and upload speeds will provide opportunities to transform telecommunications services, stimulate growth of our digital economy and let everyone in the home or workplace use a range of high-speed services simultaneously.

Some of the potential benefits of the nbn include:

  • more jobs in a range of small and large businesses
  • increased global competitiveness, innovation and productivity
  • flexible work practices, such as online collaboration with remote workers
  • widespread use of new technologies and business models
  • better connections between business, government and communities.

The nbn in Queensland

Work on the nbn rollout has already started in parts of Queensland.

The network rollout map shows areas in Queensland covered by the fibre and wireless components of the nbn.

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