1 October 2012: The Federal Government has announced that three National Broadband Network (NBN) satellite ground stations that will be constructed in Western Australia. The purpose of these stations is to bring high speed internet to remote and rural locations.
These stations will be constructed in Moonyoonooka near Geraldton, Binduli near Kalgoorlie, and Carnarvon. They are three of ten satellite ground stations that are being constructed to operate the NBN’s long-term satellite service that will start in 2015.
You can read more about these ground stations from the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Environment here.