Optus has switched on its 100th mobile black spot tower, with a newly activated tower going live at the south east Queensland town of Boreen Point, as it works towards its goal of delivering a total of 47 mobile black spot sites across Queensland.
Optus has switched on a new tower in Kyneton in regional Victoria to provide coverage and connectivity to the Macedon Ranges by partnering with the Victorian Government to eliminate a mobile blackspot in the area.
The rural community of Firefly on the NSW mid north coast now has improved mobile phone coverage with the switching on of a new tower co-funded by Optus and the Federal Government as part of the rollout of the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program.
The rollout of the national mobile blackspot program has seen the town of Panuara South in central NSW become the latest community to have mobile phone coverage improved with the switching on of a new tower by Optus.
The Federal Government says more than 700 new or improved mobile base stations are now on air and providing what it says is better mobile coverage in regional areas, while boosting Australia’s regional economy with more Australians than ever before accessing mobile networks.
The South Australian Government has allocated $555,015 to Optus to build and operate four new mobile phone base stations in the State after $2 million it committed towards the federal government’s mobile black spots programme was not fully utilised.
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