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Bathurst City offers fibre-to-the-node services with ADSL2+ capability at 1.1Mb/sec upload and 20Mb/Sec download speed. Bathurst is poised for the roll out of NBN and as a Point of Interchange, selection is imminent.

Telecommunications in the Bathurst region is serviced by Telstra, Optus, iinet, My Soul, TPG and AAPT. The City is also home to a Telstra call centre employing over 150 staff as well as a section of IBM. The head campus of Charles Sturt University is located in Bathurst and the University offers world class courses in gaming technology, media and communications.

Bathurst has excellent localised media with of a daily local newspaper, Western Advocate and a weekly paper. Radio stations include local stations B-Rock, 2BS Gold, 2 MCE, Life FM, ABC Central West and National stations including Radio National, Triple J, SBS and The Goanna, Local television includes WIN, Prime and Southern Cross Ten as well as pay television by Austar.