Telstra and the Australian and Tasmanian Governments have completed an $11 million upgrade to communications on Flinders and Cape Barren Islands as part of an infrastructure program to connect Tasmania’s most remote communities.
The Australian and Tasmanian Governments say the newly launched Tasmanian Cyber Security Innovation Node will help position Australia as a global cyber security powerhouse, with the opening of a new hub.
Tasmania’s Cyber Security Innovation Node has been launched in Launceston, with the node becoming the latest addition to AustCyber’s National Network of Cyber Security Innovation Nodes designed to foster and accelerate cyber capability development and innovation across Australia.
NEC Australia has devised and delivered a new Triple Zero Emergency Service platform for the Tasmanian Government, replacing the former Telstra analogue telephony service which was scheduled for decommissioning in 2019.
The dispute between the Tasmanian Government and Basslink, the company that manages the undersea data and power cable that links Tasmania to the Australian mainland, will go to arbitration, following a notification from the government to the company.
The Basslink Interconnector, the undersea data and telecommunications cable that connects Tasmania to the Australian mainland, has been hit by an outage after routine maintenance was begun on 24 March.
The Tasmanian Government says 50 new IT jobs have been secured for the state as part of an industry assistance package of up to $1.36 million for a term of five years for DXC Technology to expand its enterprise delivery centre in Hobart.
Basslink, operator of the undersea power and data cable between Tasmania and mainland Australia, has demanded that the Tasmanian government and its subsidiary Hydro Tasmania resume payments for the undersea cable that provides power and telecommunications from mainland Australia, claiming a recent six-month outage was a “force majeure” event (Act of God).
ICT services consultancy UXC has officially opened its new offices and Centre of Excellence (COE) Service Desk in Hobart which the company says will have flow-on benefits to the Tasmanian economy.
Tasmanian full service telecommunications carrier TasmaNet has raised $5.3 million from new and existing shareholders to fund further expansion into the cloud services market.
iiNet has been contracted by the Tasmanian Government to deploy Internet access services across the state’s public sector.
Business solutions provider and ICT consultancy UXC will open an enterprise delivery centre in Hobart.
Tasmanian communications and cloud services provider TasmaNet and Microsoft Dynamics ERP Gold Partner UXC Eclipse have formed a partnership to deliver intelligent business solutions in software-as-a-service (SaaS) mode.
VoIP provider MyNetFone is celebrating ten years in business - quite an achievement in a market that has seen lots of companies come and go.
Anittel has extended its relationship with the Tasmanian Government, signing a two year agreement to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
Hot on the heels of awarding a voice over IP telephony contract to MyNetFone (ASX: MNF), the Tasmanian Government has awarded one to Anittel (ASX: AYG).
VoIP provider MyNetFone has reported a 205% increase in net profit after tax.
The Tasmanian Government has selected VoIP service provider MyNetFone (ASX: MNF) to supply VoIP telephony services for three years, with the possibility of extensions up to ten years. The deal is expected to be worth up to $20m over the full 10 year term.
The NBN's uncertain future notwithstanding, Tasmania's premier, David Bartlett has launched an innovation strategy spanning five sectors of the state's economy but with a strong focus on the NBN and the state's digital economy.
The Tasmanian Government has provided $1m to help a coalition of Tasmanian business organisations promote the NBN and its applications to Tasmanian businesses.
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