Great, mobile coverage for 10kms along an 1800 two wheel track I took, and would recommend taking, a sat phoneI just found out that Optus has put a mobile hotspot near well 33 on the Canning Stock Route. It's servicing the store at Kunawarritji. So, mobile reception in the boonies.
Apparently Optus has spent close to $94million updating coverage in regional areas with Government support of course but has sold a lot of towers to Aus Super
Seem we will have multiple choices for remote comms over the coming years.How is all this going to fair when Elon’s satellite is up and running giving Australia wide coverage?
"Currently, users can access the internet using Starlink in the lower half of Australia, with the service set to expand to cover the entire country in the first quarter of 2023.25 May 2022" View attachment 74073How is all this going to fair when Elon’s satellite is up and running giving Australia wide coverage?
In addition to indigenous communities, some of those dots are probably mines. The Telfer mine west of Kunawarritji has great reception at least 20kms from the mine.