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Update from nbn™ for the Gold Coast region

businessnbnBusinesses across the Gold Coast region should think before dismissing direct business fibre as too expensive for their business. There are new opportunities the nbn™ network provides to large areas across the Gold Coast from Yatala to Cooloongatta - in fact there are over 24,500 businesses within in the city of the Gold Coast that can now access nbn’s fastest business grade broadband at similar wholesale prices as those in major capital cities. 

These dedicated business fibre zones are part of a $700 million investment by nbn™ making business grade fibre – known as Enterprise Ethernet - accessible and affordable to more businesses.  

Fast and reliable internet is more important than ever, particularly as business owners acknowledge the need for increased digitisation, decarbonisation and limit disruption. Greater business fibre accessibility on the Gold Coast helps level the playing field for businesses of all sizes, including the fast growing micro-business segment. Eligible businesses within any of nbn™ Business Fibre Zones that order an Enterprise Ethernet service will receive their chosen speed tier and service based on the same CBD-equivalent wholesale charge that is applied to a company based in a CBD Zone, and if you take up a three-year plan with your provider, nbn™ currently does not charge your provider a connection fee.  

Enterprise Ethernet is the fastest symmetrical wholesale product available, with a 99.95 per cent network availability uptime target, helping to reduce business downtime. All business nbn™ Enterprise Ethernet services are managed by a dedicated team that understands Australian businesses, providing business connection and assurance support 24/7. 

To get started and find out more on how business nbn™ can support your network needs, visit to check your address and discover the benefits. With the nbn™ network you have the flexibility to start small and increase your plan as your business needs grow. This handy website also can link you directly to a business nbn™ service provider in your area and their competitive pricing plans. Further information on the business fibre zones can be found here: Business Fibre Initiative | nbn (

If you’re part of a business group in the region and would like a face to face presentation for your group or webinar on business fibre opportunities and the nbn™ network please contact


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