Internet on Kangaroo Island

May 25, 2023 11:13 am

In this digital age, reliable internet connectivity has become an essential part of our daily lives. While urban areas often enjoy fast and accessible internet options, regional and remote locations can face challenges in obtaining reliable connections. One such place is the picturesque Kangaroo Island in South Australia (SA), with its unique blend of pristine nature and captivating wildlife. However, thanks to advancements in technology, satellite and fixed wireless internet options are now available on the island, providing residents and businesses with reliable internet access.  

In this blog, we will explore the satellite and fixed wireless services provided by Activ8me and the nbn® and discover the local attractions and sites that make Kangaroo Island truly special. 

For Kangaroo Island residents, Activ8me offers fixed wireless internet services that utilize the National Broadband Network (nbn®) fixed wireless tower infrastructure. This technology utilizes radio signals to provide high-speed internet access to areas without traditional fixed-line connections. Activ8me’s fixed wireless plans offer reliable connectivity, with different data allowances to suit various usage needs and an unlimited data allowance for $69.95. This service is particularly beneficial for residents located in areas where fixed-line connections may be challenging or unavailable. 

For those residents not within range of the nbn® fixed wireless service, Kangaroo Island residents can also access the Sky Muster® satellite internet service. Sky Muster® is an initiative by the Australian Government to provide high-speed broadband connectivity to regional and remote areas across the country. It utilises advanced satellite technology to deliver reliable and fast internet access. Activ8me offers Sky Muster® plans that cater to different data requirements, providing residents with a range of options to choose from. 

Activ8me offers nbn® Sky Muster® plans starting from $34.95 per month and nbn® Sky Muster® Plus  plans starting from $49.95 per month, where all data is Unmetered up to 4pm daily. Only video streaming and VPN is metered after 4pm. Sky Muster® Plus plans come with free standard installation, free satellite dish and modem. There are no charges for plan changes and no lock in contracts.  

To get internet at home on Kangaroo Island, check your address to determine if your location is within the coverage area for either fixed wireless or satellite services. You can contact Activ8me or use our address checker online to check your eligibility. 

Both fixed wireless and satellite services come with free standard installation and no set up fees. 

Kangaroo Island is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and diverse wildlife. Here are some of the local attractions on the island where nearby residents have the ability to connect through Activ8me’s internet services on the island: 

Flinders Chase National Park: Home to the iconic Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, this national park offers breathtaking coastal scenery, hiking trails, and the opportunity to spot native wildlife. 

Seal Bay Conservation Park: Get up close and personal with a colony of Australian sea lions as you walk along the stunning beach at Seal Bay. 

Kelly Hill Conservation Park: Explore the fascinating underground limestone caves and marvel at the unique stalactite and stalagmite formations. 

Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park: Encounter a wide range of native animals, including kangaroos, koalas, and emus, and learn about their conservation efforts. 

Remarkable Wildlife: Kangaroo Island is home to an abundance of wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, and a variety of bird species. Keep your camera ready for some amazing wildlife encounters. 

Stunning Beaches: Kangaroo Island boasts picturesque beaches such as Vivonne Bay, Stokes Bay, and Emu Bay, where you can relax, swim, and soak up the sun. 

Activ8me is a leading ISP offering satellite-based home internet to remote Australian islands for 20 years and is fully Australian owned and operated. They are also a major partner to the Royal Flying Doctor Service and a preferred supplier for Federal, State and Local Australian Government. 

So, if you’re anywhere on Kangaroo Island or in the other islands like Magnetic Island, Palm Island, Hamilton Island, Norfolk Island, King Island, Lord Howe Island or Flinders Island check your address and sign up with Activ8me or call 13 22 88 to know more about Sky Muster® plans available at your address.

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