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New phone tower to bring better connectivity to Bornholm

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Paul O'Neill, Optus Regional Territory General Manager WA, Mayor Dennis Wellington, Kevin Castrique Optus Albany Store Owner standing on Mountain Road, Bornholm.
Camera IconPaul O'Neill, Optus Regional Territory General Manager WA, Mayor Dennis Wellington, Kevin Castrique Optus Albany Store Owner standing on Mountain Road, Bornholm. Credit: Supplied, Optus/Supplied, Optus

A new phone tower has been switched on in Bornholm, promising faster speeds and greater connectivity for Bornholm, Kronkup and Torbay.

The new phone tower from Optus will give customers an improved ability to take and receive calls, send texts, and connect to the web while on the move.

The tower is part of a push from Optus to boost regional connectivity across WA, funding 75 per cent of a connectivity project alongside the WA State Government.

The towers built under the project will boost 4G connectivity for residents and visitors travelling throughout the Great Southern as well as in locations in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Midwest.

Optus WA general manager Paul O’Neill said he was thrilled to be switch on another regional phone tower.

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“We are proud to be expanding our network with Bornholm’s first site and allowing customers who live or travel to this region to do more of the things they love, in more places,” he said.

“Our mission is to help people on the go stay connected and have reliable and strong connection to the network. The tower in Bornholm will provide improved 4G mobile connectivity, and also provide competition and choice.”

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