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UPGRADES TO nbn® FIXED WIRELESS


Unleashing access to our faster speeds, now and into the future

We’re upgrading the nbn Fixed Wireless network with enhancements designed to give more homes and businesses in regional Australia access to even better broadband, including:


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More nbn speed

In May 2024, we boosted speeds on our most popular plan; Fixed Wireless Plus, but we're also committed to delivering faster speeds in the busy periods, so you can do more of what you love with less buffering.#

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More devices at the same time

Enjoy more streaming, gaming and online learning on more devices at once*, with two new higher speed plans coming soon through participating providers.

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More reach

Utilising the latest technology, we’re expanding the reach of our Fixed Wireless network so approximately 120,000 Australians in nbn Satellite areas can access Fixed Wireless for the first time.


Check if you can access Fixed Wireless today





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The Fixed Wireless network is progressively being upgraded to make it more widely available to nearby nbn Satellite locations.


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The Fixed Wireless network is progressively being upgraded with enhancements designed for more speed. Speak to a provider about the nbn powered plan that best suits you.




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The Fixed Wireless network is progressively being upgraded with enhancements designed for more speed. Contact a provider to activate your nbn plan.




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Good news! Your location is already connected to a plan over Fixed Wireless

The Fixed Wireless network is progressively being upgraded with enhancements designed for more speed. You may experience some minor service disruptions as we roll out these upgrades in your area.



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Your location may be able to access nbn® Fixed Wireless services soon

We’re currently extending the range of the nearest Fixed Wireless tower in your area. Your location may soon become eligible to connect to the enhanced Fixed Wireless network.



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Your location may be able to access nbn® Fixed Wireless services.

We’ve extended the range of the nearest Fixed Wireless tower in your area. Your location may be eligible to connect to the enhanced Fixed Wireless network.

Speak to your preferred nbn Fixed Wireless provider to see if our Fixed Wireless network is available at your location.



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There's still some work to do





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Upgrades to get you future ready, today

Regional Australians are using more data than ever, with internet usage to increase over the next 10 years. We’re unleashing faster and more reliable nbn speeds on our Fixed Wireless network. We’ve boosted speeds on our most popular plan - Fixed Wireless Plus. Soon, we’ll also be introducing two new higher speed plans in eligible upgraded locations, which will be the fastest wholesale speeds we’ve ever offered on our Fixed Wireless network.


Things you need to know


Contact your preferred Fixed Wireless provider

Fixed Wireless is available from a range of providers. They can advise on your plan options, whether you’ll need any new devices and help book an installation appointment with an nbn technician.


Installation process

You may need to be home for an appointment with the nbn technician, who will test and confirm signal strength before installing the necessary Fixed Wireless equipment.+

If you're currently connected to a Satellite service, there may be additional steps for you to follow.


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Upgrade works are already underway

Our plan includes three key phases:




Find out what's happening in your area by selecting your state or territory below


Please note, not all towers will be upgraded at the same time. This means only eligible locations, within proximity of the upgraded towers will be able to access the enhanced Fixed Wireless network as we complete works in your area.



Frequently asked questions


We're optimising the Fixed Wireless network, including installing the next generation 4G and 5G equipment. This new technology is designed to deliver more reach (by extending the range of the towers from 14km to up to 29kms where possible) and more speed to regional and remote Australia. nbn will be amongst the first in the world to deploy the 5G technology at this scale for a dedicated Fixed Wireless network.

We’re evolving the network by also working with local governments and councils to install new Fixed Wireless towers in selected areas.

The Satellite locations across Australia that will become eligible to connect to Fixed Wireless as part of the upgrades have been selected based on their proximity to the existing Fixed Wireless towers and the strength of wireless signal that can be expected at the location. Find out what's happening in your area by selecting your state or territory below.

Find out what's happening in your area by selecting your state or territory below.


Please note, not all towers will be able to be upgraded at the same time. This means only eligible locations, within proximity of the upgraded towers will be able to access the enhanced Fixed Wireless network as we complete works in your area.


If you’re currently connected to a Fixed Wireless plan, you’ll generally be able to continue using your service as usual during the upgrade works.

However, you may experience a reduction in service and outages as we roll out the upgrades in your area over several weeks. We’ll notify your provider of any outages ahead of time, so they can keep you informed.

We’ve recently boosted speeds on our most popular plan; Fixed Wireless Plus. Wholesale speeds have been lifted from 75/10Mbps to 100/20Mbps.

In Mid-2024 we’ll also be introducing two new high-speed plans.

nbn Fixed Wireless Home Fast will offer wholesale download speeds between 200-250 and upload speeds between 8-20 MbpsΔ* We anticipate by the end of 2024 this plan will be available to up to 90% of the upgraded nbn Fixed Wireless Coverage Area.*

nbn Fixed Wireless Superfast will offer wholesale download speeds of 400Mbps and upload speeds between 10-40 MbpsΔ*. We anticipate by the end of 2024 this plan will be available to up to 80% of the upgraded nbn Fixed Wireless Coverage Area.






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Important notes

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Faster download speeds mean less buffering where the buffering was caused by slow download speeds over the nbn Fixed Wireless network. Please note that the amount of buffering you experience may also be affected by other factors outside of nbn’s control (like your Wi-Fi and other equipment configuration, chosen broadband plan, how your provider designs its network, or the video streaming and other content providers’ network).

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Your experience, including the speeds actually achieved over the nbn network, depends on the nbn network technology and configuration over which services are delivered to your premises, whether you are using the internet during the busy period, and some factors outside our control (like your equipment quality, software, broadband plans, signal reception and how your service provider designs its network). Speeds may be impacted by the number of concurrent users on nbn’s Fixed Wireless network, including during busy periods.##Two higher speed plan options are launching from mid-2024 in upgraded areas. Your eligibility will depend on a range of factors, such as your location and if you have upgraded your equipment. Contact your participating provider to find out if you’ll be eligible to upgrade your plan.

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If the nbn technician determines after testing that your premises does not have sufficient signal strength, then the necessary equipment will not be installed, and you will not be able to access the nbn Fixed Wireless network.

Conditions, eligibility criteria and costs will apply – please speak with your preferred provider. Eligibility criteria includes among other things, being designated by nbn as a simple premises and placing an order for an nbn powered plan based on an eligible wholesale speed tier. Additional costs may apply to providers, who may choose to pass this charge onto their customers.

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Not all providers offer plans based on the full range of wholesale speed tiers. Talk to your preferred provider for more information about availability and the right retail solution for your needs.

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These are nbn wholesale speed tiers which nbn provides to retail phone and internet providers.  Attainable wholesale speeds are subject to the rollout of network upgrades and some premises will require nbn to complete upgrades to the equipment at the premises.