Blasting blackspots in Mt Isa: Photos Summary: On Wednesday, NBN Co and Nextgen Networks commenced the first leg of the government's backhaul roll-out, which will battle Australia's connectivity blackspots. By Colin Ho | February 18, 2010 -- 05:58 GMT (21:58 PST) Follow @zdnetaustralia Move over Priscilla, a new queen of the desert is here. Nextgen Networks officially launched the construction of its new link with a ceremony held at Mt Isa on Wednesday. (Credit: Nextgen Networks) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 … 17 Next Topics: NBN, Broadband, Government AU Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.