Workers at Leighton Contractors, Nextgen Networks and partner VisionStream have begun turning the sods in Mt Isa, Queensland, to lay fibre optic cable for the $250 million Backbone Blackspots program.
Nextgen's satellite status update, as of May 2010. The fixed red lines indicate backhaul network links already completed under the scheme, the broken red lines indicate links under construction under the scheme. The solid blue lines indicate existing Nextgen backhaul networks, the broken blue lines represent backhaul links Nextgen is building outside of the cope of the Government-funded scheme.
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