26 March 2012: NBN Co has finalised its agreement for the construction of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in Tasmania. NBN Co announced that networking service provider, Visionstream Australia Pty Ltd, will undertake construction of the remainder of the fibre network in Tasmania. The contract is valued at approximately $220 million over an initial period of four years and will connect the remaining 190,000 premises in Tasmania by 2015. The contract also includes provisions for ongoing maintenance of the NBN in Tasmania.
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