29 March 2012: More than 3.5 million homes, businesses, schools and hospitals will have construction of the National Broadband Network either commenced or completed within the next three years, under a newly announced NBN fibre rollout plan.
Across Australia, the numbers of homes, businesses, schools and hospitals that will see construction begin or be completed by mid 2015 are:
- 1,010,700 in New South Wales
- 691,600 in Victoria
- 678,600 in Queensland
- 429,200 in Western Australia.
- 327,300 in South Australia
- 135,300 in the ACT
- 65,200 in the Northern Territory
- 209,100 in Tasmania
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