NBN Co to create a satellite-based ‘disaster service’ – Telco/ISP

NBN Co is established to use its response to Australia’s bushfire disaster to develop a formal solution featuring that can supply impacted areas “interim” world wide web solutions delivered by using the Sky Muster satellites.

The business mentioned it had “been approached to establish and make offered to its customers an interim service” that can be stood up for the duration of “disaster events”.

It defines a disaster occasion as “a unexpected, calamitous occasion that severely disrupts the performing of a local community or modern society and brings about human, material, and economic or environmental losses that exceed the community’s or society’s capability to cope employing its have sources.”

The initial edition of this solution was likely set together in NBN Co’s response to the bushfire disaster in NSW and Victoria more than the Christmas and New Yr periods.

NBN Co set temporary satellite infrastructure at 17 bushfire evacuation centres,

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