NBN fixed wireless to get $750 million upgrade in 2022 federal budget

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
March 21 2022 - 1:30pm
NBN's wireless network, delivered through mobile towers, will expand 50 per cent and is expected to take two years. Picture: Shutterstock

Next week's federal budget will commit $480 million towards upgrading the National Broadband Network's fixed wireless network with advancements in 5G technology.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.