As noted by iiNet Australia, the NBN is being built using a mixture of state-of-the-art fibre-optic, wireless and satellite technology. The notion of this designed is not solely related to speed, but reliability as well. For example, fibre-optics are heavily shielded against the elements. Furthermore, fixed wireless and satellite services are also become more reliable as technology and installation techniques improve.
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