NBN Co scrambles to connect as copper cut-off nears

With NBN’s D-day set to take place in 15 communities across the nation on May 23, the race is on to ensure no home is left behind.

NBN Co is scrambling to get up to 750 homes and businesses to sign up to the National Broadband Network so they are not cut off from fixed-line services when the first mass disconnection of Telstra’s 100-year-old copper lines starts in less than three weeks.

The Australian has confirmed that of the 19,000 premises in areas that have had an active copper line and will be switched over to the NBN on May 23, about 2150 are not yet connected to the NBN.

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