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Faster internet in Playford

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Faster internet in Playford
Published 7 February 2017
Fast and reliable broadband internet services have come to Virginia, thanks to the implementation of the nbn.

Fast and reliable broadband internet services have come to Virginia, thanks to the implementation of the nbn. ^ The nbn is expected to provided a boost in communication technology for businesses, homes and schools in the Virginia area.

More than 300 homes and business in the Virginia area can now order an nbn service (as shown in the map below).Virginia is the first community in the Playford Council area to be able to access the new service.The City of Playford's Mayor Glenn Docherty said the improved communications technology would be a good boost to the economy, and urged nbnco to “continue their rollout throughout Playford as quickly as possible”.

According to the company, it won’t be long before a greater segment of the Playford community will be hooked up to the nbn, with more services expected to become available by the end of the year.

Once connected, nbnco said the communications network will “open up a world of possibilities across education, business and entertainment” sectors."Homes and businesses in the City of Playford are one step closer to enjoying the nbn network, as planning is underway to connect more than 30,000 premises to the nbn fixed-line network," an nbn spokesperson said. "Construction is due to commence in Smithfield and surrounding suburbs in March 2017 and in the Elizabeth area from August 2017. "It usually takes 12 months from the start of construction to an area being ready for service."

Speeds will vary from 12MB/sec, similar to the current ADSL2 speeds, up to 100MB/sec depending on how much customers are willing to pay.

Customers making the switch will need to contact their internet service provider and ensure they have a VDSL2 compatible modem.

Speeds will vary from 12MB/sec, similar to the current ADSL2 speeds, up to 100MB/sec.

For more information, visit nbnco.com.au or call 1800 687 626.