Smithton, Scottsdale and Midway Point first NBN towns

Tasmania's NBN rollout towns announced.

Roughly 5000 premises in Tasmania will be the first connected to the Federal Government's $43 billion National Broadband Network (NBN).

Smithton, Scottsdale and Midway Point have been selected as the first towns to have active optical fibre connections as part of the NBN.

Backhaul fibre will also be deployed in five areas - Port Latta to Smithton; Cambridge to Midway Point; Midway Point to Triabunna; George Town to Scottsdale; Scottsdale to St Helens - to support the rollout.

The announcement was made at the launch of the Aurora Energy and National Broadband Network Data Centre in Tasmania by the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd.

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