nbn™ 'Digital health at home' report 2016
Access to fast broadband is vital when it comes to providing health care solutions to rural communities. Thanks to the nbn™ network health practitioners can now consult with their peers around the world in real time using video-conferencing solutions. This is making a huge difference to the quality of the health care that people receive in rural areas.
People living in a rural location can have the added worry of travelling long distances if someone is sick or in need of care. Fast broadband is taking some of the pain away for people who want to live in rural communities, with Telehealth video-conferencing solutions, and greater access to health care solutions now available over the web.
It doesn’t matter whether you live in Byron Bay or Coober Pedy, with the nbn™ network, you could be enjoying aerobics classes from Brazil or yoga tutorials from Los Angeles. All you need is a laptop, and an nbn™ network connection and you could be making the most of a high intensity fitness work out from the comfort of your lounge room.
Your experience, including the speeds actually achieved over the nbn™ network, is determined by your service provider and the plan you choose and depends on the technology over which services are delivered to your premises and some factors outside our control (like your equipment quality and software). Satellite customers may experience latency.
The nbn™ network is one of the most advanced technology projects in Australian history – but understanding how it gets to you is easy. Check out this step by step guide illustrating how it works.
nbn offers a range of wholesale speed options to service providers. Choosing the right speed through your service provider is vital to getting the best online experience.
If your home isn’t connected to the nbn™ network yet, follow this step-by-step guide to keep informed and get prepared to move to the nbn™ network.