Australian telecommunications provider Optus has bolstered its network coverage in Lowanna, benefitting over 100 local residences. According to Optus, this achievement comes as part of the New South Wales Government's Connecting Country Communities Fund, aimed at improving mobile coverage across regional areas.
Expanding Network Coverage in Lowanna
Optus said the newly activated tower in Lowanna expands the coverage area to include major roads and over 100 homes, ensuring a reliable network connection for residents and travellers passing through the region.
The company expressed satisfaction in being able to provide Lowanna's residents and visitors with access to a resilient and versatile network. The introduction of the 5G service further enhances the range of options available to customers. Optus also highlighted the tower's role in fostering increased mobile competition and choice within the community.
Part of Connecting Country Communities Fund
According to the official release, the tower's operation ensures that residents have access to reliable and high-standard mobile coverage whenever and wherever it is needed. The NSW government's AUD 50 million Connecting Country Communities Fund helped Optus expand mobile coverage in Lowanna, improving speed and reliability network-wide.
Commitment to Regional Connectivity
The NSW government reiterated its commitment to enhancing mobile coverage across rural and regional New South Wales. Optus says this Network expansion and enhancement are part of an ongoing project aimed at improving coverage, reliability, and speed across the Optus mobile network.
As Optus continues its commitment to expanding telecommunications infrastructure and mobile coverage, the company aims to deliver improved services to its customers, fostering a connected and thriving community in Lowanna and beyond.