Optus strengthens network coverage in South Hedland

  • New Optus tower in South Hedland provides essential connection for travellers, workers and residents
  • South Hedland residents and visitors have been given a coverage boost as Optus switches on a new tower, providing customers with improved communication and increased network capacity.

    The new 4G tower located in Southeast Port Hedland improves the density of the mobile coverage in the Pilbara region and enhances the Optus network for the Port Hedland International Airport, the local community, businesses, and visitors to the Western Australia mining town.

    The local airport welcomes more than 400,000 travellers each year, including the many FIFO workers from across the country who work in the mines. The new Optus tower provides improved capacity and coverage and ensures a better network experience for those working, commuting, and living in the area.

    Optus Territory General Manager for Western Australia, Paul ONeill, is excited to be continuing to strengthen Optus coverage for rural Western Australia residents.

    Were pleased to be switching on the South Hedland tower and continuing to strengthen connectivity across Port Hedland to allow our customers to live, work, and do the things they love, in more places.

    As we roll out our best network, we know that customers want faster download speeds and reliable connectivity whether at home, work, or on the go. The South Hedland tower will allow our customers, especially those commuting to the mines, to stay connected with family and friends.

    Not only does the new tower deliver improved 4G mobile connectivity, coverage and capacity, but it also provides competition and choice for local businesses and residents by offering great value, added Mr ONeill.

    Ben Marks of Harvey Norman Port Hedland The new Optus tower has proven high-speed connection for mobile coverage. This is a big step in the right direction for people coming to and staying in South Hedland, offering a competitive network choice to stream, download, and connect at all times.

    This is also a great opportunity for people travelling via the Port Hedland Airport to ensure they have the last-minute contacts, downloads, and communication they need before heading to their next destination.

    Optus continues to invest in improving coverage, reliability, and speed across its Australian mobile network, with this new tower providing a competitive telecommunications alternative for residents and businesses.

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