Three years ago, Raj Deut attempted to connect to the NBN in Moonee Ponds, Melbourne. He had just bought an apartment in an area that was promised world-class Internet speeds by the NBN.
“Each year the government changed their strategy with the NBN in my area and with each change came a delay. Moonee Ponds has been pushed from Fibre to the premises, to fibre to the node, to fibre to the curb, and now, I don’t really know.” NBN Co’s website now advises that more information will be forthcoming.
Raj got tired of waiting so he started looking for alternatives.
“Uniti Wireless had just installed a tower in my suburb and I was one of their first customers in Melbourne,” he says.
“From my initial phone call to installation was less than 48 hours. They came out, put a small directional dish on my roof and ran a single ethernet cable into my apartment. It was completed in under an hour and the link held a solid 100Mbps down and 40Mbps up on their highest speed plan.
“Since then I’ve maintained the same speeds.”
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