More mobile coverage for Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the locations of its latest round of mobile phone towers as part of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Project (VMBSP). The Labor Government is partnering with Optus and Telstra to build 28 new mobile towers across Victoria, with the towers set to cover around 2,000 square …

Mobile coverage for regional train passengers

Passengers on Victoria’s five busiest regional rail lines will start to experience better mobile coverage on their journeys as the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Rail Connectivity Project (RRCP) gathers pace. About a quarter of V/Line’s Vlocity trains are now fitted with mobile signal boosters, with …

Regional passengers say goodbye to Mobile Black Spots

Passengers on Victoria’s five busiest regional rail lines are set to see major improvements in mobile coverage following the successful testing of mobile signal repeaters, which will be used in Australia for the first time. The successful pilot clears the way for the rollout of the $18 million Regional Rail …

Mobile coverage for 25 more regional communities

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with Optus to build 25 new mobile towers throughout regional Victoria – providing 5,000 households and businesses with new mobile coverage. “Those living in regional Victoria deserve better mobile coverage in their homes, workplaces and while they travel – and we …

Fixing Mobile Blackspots on Victoria’s busiest V/Line routes

The Andrews Labor Government will fix mobile blackspots along the state’s five busiest regional rail corridors by partnering with our largest mobile carriers – Telstra, Optus and Vodafone – in an Australian first project. “This Australian-first project is a massive win for commuters on our five busiest …

New Mobile Services in Landsborough West

Residents and visitors in the Landsborough West area will see significant improvements in mobile coverage and connectivity from today after the launch of a new mobile base station to eliminate blackspots in the area. The service is one of 109 new mobile base stations that was selected as part of the Andrews Labor …

Malcolm Turnbull ignores Victorian communities again

Only 32 out of 63 of some of Victoria’s most poorly connected communities will receive funding for new mobile towers under round two of the Commonwealth Government’s Mobile Black Spot Programme (MBSP). The Andrews Labor Government provided $11 million in the Victorian Budget 2016/17 for the new sites through …