Why do NBN in a Regional City?
Impact of the NBN in an Australian Regional City: Disruption, innovation and the empowerment of the individual.
Australian Computer Society President in Townsville, July 2015
|NBN ability||Why is it important?|
|NBN Connections||Over 1.1 million NBN connections are available but only 436,000 used (July 2015). |
Early adopters can start new competitive advantage processes quicker.
|NBN Fibre/Wireless/Satellite||The whole of Australia will be covered by NBN satellite by the end of 2015. |
Remote users will have great Internet for the first time. E.g. Smarter agriculture & remote control and monitoring.
|NBN Regional City Map||NBN fibre is going into many regional cities with NBN wireless surrounding them.|
E.g. Townsville has 18 suburbs of NBN fibre and NBN wireless around it.
|NBN Fibre Connections||Consider where the internal fibre connections will be made relative to your internal telephony/network/router hardware.|
|NBN Satellite||NBN Long Term Satellite can be solar powered almost anywhere in Australia. |
This connection can provide Internet resources for many computers, tablets and smartphones.
|Video Conferencing||Multiple site video conferencing with shared PC screens, shared video, text chat to audience, recording etc. |
Up to 6 sites presenting.
|Disaster Recovery||Use cloud based computing resources from a secondary site in cases of local disaster.|
|International Business||Conduct international business without video and audio dropouts. |
Show your products and services to international customers successfully.
|Innovation||Take advantage of new ways of doing things with high speed broadband. |
Lower business startup costs using infrastructure/platform/software as a service.
|Virtual Teams||Gain access to remote specialist skills to complete your jobs or projects. |
Gather the ideal skills for a project from around Australia.
|City Capabilities||Get access to capital city like communication services at a resonable cost. |
Level the playing field for regional business.
|VOIP Telephony||Use Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) to have the telephony connectivity without the line rental costs. |
One NBN connection can service over 100 phone lines.
|One PABX for many offices||Share a PABX phone system across multiple premises. |
Internet Protocol (IP) phones can use the NBN to get back to the central PABX.
You can also use an IP phone from home.
|Online Meetings||Conduct meetings with video across multiple cities. Save on transport costs. |
NBN can provide high frame rate and high definition video quality for better communications.
|Cloud Computing at scale||Get access to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Compute resources. |
NBN allows for up to about 100 cloud computing users per connection.
NBN can provide 4 Gigabit network connections per premises.
|Distributed Computing||NBN can help with computer connections at company headquarters, company branch office or employee home connections. |
Stay productive from multiple sites.
|Online Backup||Use the fast NBN upload speed for online backups for servers, computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. |
Offsite backup without the backup tapes headaches.
|Better eCommerce||Customers can access richer online shopping experiences and merchants can have quicker supply chain analytics. |
Less communication bottlenecks at peak periods.
|Internet Based Television||Gain access to worldwide television. Sell video content to a worldwide audience. |
Move large video files across the Internet faster. E.g. A film in under 2 minutes.
|Global Digital Product Sales||A NBN based web server can support digital product sales from onsite premises. |
E.g. Software, digital plans, multimedia, eBooks, documents, reports, digital workflows etc.
|Online Training||Complete online training quicker without video delays, slow downloads and slower exams. |
Maintain professional development hours without leaving the office or home.
|Internet Kiosk||Use simple computing devices to provide fast Internet access, local tourism information or specialised self service custom ordering terminals. |
E.g Shoes of Prey instore terminals.
|eHealth Options||Connect patient to nurses, doctors, specialists and hospitals online without as many patient transfers. |
Collect more data from patient for better health decisions.
|Smarter Cities||Connect cities across various information services for happier residents. |
E.g. Traffic data, energy use data, climate data, workplace data, government data, shared data centres etc.
Use the NBN to your advantage.