Kallaroo, Mullaloo and Ocean Reef residents able to connect to NBN

Kallaroo, Mullaloo and Ocean Reef residents able to connect to NBN

HOMES in Kallaroo, Mullaloo and Ocean Reef are among the latest to be able to connect to the National Broadband Network.

NBN Co recently switched on broadband access for 7100 properties in these suburbs, as well as parts of Beldon and Heathridge.

State corporate affairs manager Ebony Aitken said they expected to offer connection for another 8100 residences in Craigie, Hillarys, Padbury and remaining areas of Beldon and Heathridge in the coming weeks.

“We also switched on the final area as part of the Joondalup region rollout, covering a further 2500 premises in parts of Joondalup,” she said.

“These premises join more than 4800 in parts of Ocean Reef, Connolly and remaining parts of Joondalup already able to access the NBN network.”

Construction will start in Kingsley and Woodvale in the next few months, with planned availability between July and September.

These areas are all using Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) technology, which uses existing pay TV or cable networks to make the final part of the network connection.

Ms Aitken said 500,000 premises across WA were able to connect to the NBN but it was not automatic, so people needed to contact their preferred provider to order their new internet and phone services.

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