The expansion includes a new radio communications site in Parkes, Midwest.
NSW Telco Authority Managing Director Kylie De Courteney said the new site provided by the NSW Telco Authority is critical to the continued safety of the community.
“These sites provide emergency services organizations with a single, integrated network for communications,” said De Courteney.
“Technology saves lives, and expanding the footprint of this critical infrastructure will ensure a more reliable network that helps frontline responders keep people and places safe. I’m here.
“The PSN site will be critical in protecting communities and keeping emergency services connected in the wake of the massive flooding in 2022 and the wildfires of the Black Summer of 2019-20. bottom.”
NSW Telco Authority Managing Director Kylie De Courteney said the network expansion was the largest ever investment by the NSW government in critical telecommunications infrastructure.
“The NSW government is investing $1.4 billion to expand PSN to better protect communities, including providing 675 new and enhanced wireless sites,” De Courteney said. .
“In an emergency, every moment counts. The new radio site will make it easier for us to communicate with local emergency services when it matters most.”
After Australia’s Triple Zero Emergency Hotline, PSN is NSW’s most important telecommunications network, handling an average of about 1.3 million wireless calls per month.
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