How has Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology improved connectivity at one of its most remote locations?

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Located 450km off the coast of Cairns, Australia, Willis Island may be tiny but it’s importance to the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) – the country’s weather service provider – can’t be underestimated. Due to its remoteness, the weather station on the island often suffered from connectivity issues. Now, thanks to a new satellite service from nbn, the station is operating reliably 24/7. The team on Willis Island are now enjoying the benefits that the business nbn Satellite Service can bring. The nbn network is Australia’s broadband network.

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Helen has worked for UKi Media & Events for more than a decade. She joined the company as assistant editor on Passenger Terminal World and has since progressed to become editor of five publications, covering everything from aviation, logistics and automotive to meteorology. She has a love for travel and property and has redeveloped three houses in three years. When she’s not editing magazines, she’s running around after her two boys and their partner in crime, Pete the pug.

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