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Internet service provider Aussie Broadband has topped the Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards for the third month in a row, recording a customer service rating of 92%.

Australia's fourth largest telecommunications operator Vocus Communications has lost another suitor, with AGL Energy announcing on Monday that it had withdrawn its non-binding, indicative proposal to acquire the firm.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 09:04

Energy firm AGL seeks to buy Vocus for $3b

Vocus Communications has received another takeover offer, this time from AGL Energy, which has made a bid to buy all the shares in the company for $4.85 a share, meaning that the total bid would come to a shade over $3 billion.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Swedish private equity firm EQT Infrastructure has ended talks with Vocus Communications over a possible takeover which valued the company at A$3.3 billion, the Australian firm says.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's fourth largest telecommunications company Vocus Communications has advised the ASX that it has received an indicative takeover offer from Swedish private equity firm EQT Infrastructure for A$5.25 per share, valuing the company at A$3.3 billion.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 04:50

Vocus launches secure SD-WAN solution

Vocus Communications has launched a secure SD-WAN solution that it claims will give businesses more control over their network environment.

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

Telecommunications firm Vocus Communications has signed a four-year agreement with Cricket Australia to deliver data network services for the sporting body.

Data centre operator Metronode’s Shenton Park facility in Perth has been selected as the landing station for the Australia Singapore subsea cable linking Singapore to Perth via Indonesia.

Published in Data Centres

Building work on the Australia Singapore Cable has passed the halfway point, crossing a number of critical milestones, Vocus Communications says.

Friday, 13 October 2017 08:50

Vocus' North-West Cable System is up and running

The Vocus Group, Australia's fourth largest telecommunications outfit, has successfully connected its high-speed fibre-optic North-West Cable System to the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project and Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility located off the north-west coast of Australia.

The SMW3 subsea cable between Perth and Singapore that services South East Asia, among other regions, has suffered a break with a repair date at least six weeks away.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 10:46

Second suitor casts hat in the ring for Vocus

Australia's fourth largest telecommunications company Vocus Communications has received a second acquisition bid, from Asian private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 01:10

Whitford joins Superloop from Vocus

Dark fibre connectivity and digital services provider Superloop has drawn former Vocus senior executive Dan Whitford to its management ranks to take up the position of general manager of strategic sales for the Asia Pacific region.

Published in People Moves

Vocus Communications is modernising its infrastructure with the Dell EMC XC Series appliance running the Nutanix enterprise cloud platform.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 06:43

Vocus shares plunge by nearly a quarter

Vocus Communications lost nearly a quarter of its value on Tuesday with shares plunging to $4.35 down from a high of $9.19 in May.

IBM is trying to work out a settlement with the Australian government over its role in the 2016 census debacle, a senior executive of the company said on Tuesday.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:12

Vocus to buy Nextgen for $807 million

Vocus Communications is set to buy fibre network owner Nextgen in a deal worth $807 million.  

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 12:41

Vocus launches NBN Connect for partners

Heavyweight telecommunications provider Vocus Communications has launched a new product adapted from the M2 product suite, which it says marks a milestone in the integration of the two companies.

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