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One quarter of Dubbo premises set to go live with the NBN

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton and the Mayor of Dubbo, Councillor Mathew Dickerson are pleased to announce that over 4,600 premises will be nbn ready as of next week.

Attending the nbn stand at the Dubbo Show today, Mr Coulton said that the first switch on scheduled for Wednesday, 4 May 2016 will see over one quarter of premises in Dubbo ready to access the nbn network.

“In total, there are over 16,000 premises in Dubbo being connected to the nbn network, all of which will be live and ready to access the nbn network by the end of June 2016,” Mr Coulton said.

“The first switch on that will take place next week is ahead of schedule and will see premises in a majority of the Dubbo CBD as well as parts of north, south and west Dubbo ready to utilise this state of the art broadband network.”

Mayor of Dubbo, Councillor Mathew Dickerson said the switch on of the NBN network has been greatly anticipated by businesses and residents in Dubbo and news that it will be available in the immediate future is very welcome.

"Dubbo's recent statistics are very strong with unemployment low and population growth strong,” Mayor Dickerson said.

“The switching on of nbn next Wednesday is the culmination of many years of hard work by our Federal Member with significant support from Council and this will usher in a new level of growth and prosperity for our city. Bring it on!"

To enquire about getting connected, Dubbo residents and business operators are encouraged to contact their preferred providers to discuss nbn options.

Anyone interested in receiving notifications from the nbn specific to a particular address can register on the nbn website at

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