NBN Tracker: The National Broadband Network, visualised

A custom map for the NBN, its locations and status

The Federal Government's proposed fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) National Broadband Network (NBN) can be a hard one to follow. To get a grasp of its scope, not only do you have to keep abreast of the latest happenings from wholesale provider NBN Co, but also the backhaul fibre companies, existing ISPs, as well as the tendered construction and design companies that all have a part to play in building the network. Every other week there seems to be an announcement about where fibre is being rolled out, and the 500-page, $25 million NBN Implementation Study hasn't shed much light on how big the infrastructure project actually is.

With that in mind, Computerworld Australia established its NBN Tracker, a custom Google Map that allows you to see the network as its rolled, and what stage each included town, suburb or city is up to.

If you'd like to contribute information to the NBN Tracker, please contact James Hutchinson at james_hutchinson@idg.com.au.

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