Next G Expands To Some Seriously Obscure Places

YuntaHouseTelstra’s Next G is already the clear champion when it comes to 3G broadband coverage, so when 100 new communities get added to its footprint, it’s safe to assume they’re fairly out-of-the-way.

Picture of Yunta by mikecogh

Telstra this morning put out the following boast list of communities which have gained Next G as a result of recent expansion. To be honest, the only ones I’ve even heard of are Jenolan Caves, Cradle Mountain and Daintree:

* Yetman, Turra Beach, Suppa Bulga, Bungendore, Jenolan Caves, Pooncarie and Wollombi in New South Wales
* McArthur River Mine, Dundee Beach, Fergusson, Fountain Head, The Granites (Alice Springs) and Wadeye in the Northern Territory
* Moomba, Jacinth Ambrosia Mine, Manna Hill, Yunta, Kingoonya and Prominent Hill in South Australia
* Broadmarsh, Tooms Lake and Cradle Mountain in Tasmania
* Lake Mountain, Lambert Island, Dargo, Crooked River, Buchan, Flowerdale Estate, Pyalong, Smoko and Trawool Central in Victoria
* Rosslyn Bay, Watalgan, Boonooroo, Bromelton, Chillagoe, Marlborough, Mapoon, Belingra, Boxflats, Cannington Mine, Daintree, Hebel, Huntington, Mt Molloy, Passchendaele, Phosphate Hill, Pinnacle, Prairie, Runaroo, Tregony, The Monument (Mt Isa), Wangetti and Witta in Queensland
* Mundaring Weir, Gidgegannup, Whim Creek, Warburton Community, Forrest, Rawlinna, Golden Grove, Hope Downs, Jundee, Koolyanobbing, Marble Bar, Mt Keith, Murrin Murrin, Menzies, Nifty Mine, Plutonic Mine, Pannawonica Mine, Sandstone, Sunrise Dam, Telfer Beach, Tunney and West Angelas Mine in Western Australia

Coverage is important, but not the only factor if you’re looking for a 3G data service. To pick the best option, check our 2009 broadband guide.

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