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Displaying items by tag: Richard Branson

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 13:29

More Telecom, Vocus seal $20 million deal

Dedicated NBN voice and data provider to small and medium businesses More Telecom has signed a $20 million two-year contract with Australia's fourth largest telecommunications company Vocus for the supply of NBN products and services.

Small South Melbourne-based NBN provider, Tangerine Telecom, is claiming it is the first telco to offer discounted new development fees for NBN connections which reduces costs for new homeowners.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

In fact, many speakers will challenge Australian Business and the World Business Forum, May 25-26 at the Star in Sydney.

Published in Strategy

Steve Wozniak has joined Richard Branson and other high profile tech and entrepeneurship experts on the panel of judges for the 2015 Talent Unleashed Awards.

Published in Strategy

This year’s global Talent Unleashed Awards for technology start-ups, entrepreneurs and visionary leaders have been launched, with the winners to vie for prizes including an all expenses paid trip to Sir Richard Branson’s private luxury Caribbean Necker Island retreat.

Published in Recruitment
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 06:31

Battle of the low earth orbit satellites

It's O3b vs Virgin vs SpaceX. But is there room on earth – or above it – for three separate Internet satellite systems? Probably not – who will succeed?

Published in Networking

Recruitment company, Talent International, has enlisted Sir Richard Branson to help it launch a new initiative that is says will shake up a recruitment industry that has become tired and stale.

Published in Strategy

Virgin Mobile's Covers for a Cause let you show your support for The Salvation Army's Oasis Youth Support Network Sydney.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 24 March 2010 00:51

VSS Enterprise makes virgin test flight

The Virgin Galactic suborbital rocketplane VSS Enterprise made its first (virginal) test flight over the skies of California on Monday, March 22, 2010.


Published in Space
Sunday, 07 March 2010 04:35

Virgin Galactic announces 2011 test flight

Virgin Galactic's president announced that all major hurdles have been completed with its rocket-powered spaceship and the company expects to begin testing its SpaceShipTwo in 2011. Paying customers will have to wait awhile longer, however.

Published in Space
The head of Virgin Atlantic, Richard Branson, announced on Friday, January 29, 2010, that a prototype submersible airplane has been built called the Necker Nymph. Besides getting into space tourism, Branson is also delving into the business of underwater tourism.

Published in Space
The official rolling out ceremony of Virgin SpaceShip (VSS) Enterprise occurred on Monday, December 7, 2009 at the Mojave Spaceport in California, United States. Watch the video of the historic event in space tourism.

Published in Space
Sunday, 06 December 2009 20:45

SpaceShipTwo is ready for its Virgin rollout

Virgin Galactic will formally unveil its new SpaceShipTwo spacecraft on Monday afternoon, December 7, 2009, at the Mojave Spaceport in California, as one of the important steps toward eventually providing suborbital space flights for paying customers.

Published in Space
In New Mexico, the world’s first facility, which will be used exclusively to send paying customers into space, has broken ground in the remote desert. While the project is expensive, the costs of each space trip are still quite pricey, too!

Published in Space
Win a round-trip ticket into space onboard one of Virgin Galactic’s private fleet of spacecraft. The contest by Australia’s Virgin Blue, and co-sponsored by U.S.A.’s Mojave Aerospace Ventures, will award twenty-five million frequent flyer miles to one lucky space traveler.

Published in Space
Monday, 22 December 2008 20:14

Space tourism gets off the ground: WhiteKnight2

The WhiteKnightTwo airship made its first test flight on Sunday, December 21, 2008, as it flew about 59 minutes above the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, U.S.A.

Published in Space
On Monday, July 28, 2008, Sir Richard Branson and Burt Rutan unveiled for the first time their new WhiteKnightTwo (WK2) carrier aircraft that will transport everyday space travelers inside SpaceShipTwo on suborbital space flights.

Published in Space
Virgin founder and entrepreneurial billion Richard Branson is considering the two Australian states of South Australia and Victoria as possible spaceports for his space tourism business.

Published in Space




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