In the last couple of weeks we have witnessed assertive correspondence between the industry and NBN Co. Here is a summary what has taken place and what it means.
That's the title of an open letter sent by CEOs; Phillip Britt of Aussie Broadband, Kelly Bayer Rosmarin of Optus, Andy Penn of Telstra, Iñaki Berroeta of TPG Telecom and Kevin Russell of Vocus to NBN Co CEO Stephen Rue. They wrote to appeal to NBN Co's social responsibility towards all Australians requesting additional broadband capacity during this time of need. The letter was also copied to Paul Fletcher, Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts.
Nokia announced that Vocus, Australian fibre and network solutions provider, has deployed Nokia’s solution to set up the 200G optical links covering more than 4,100 km between Brisbane and Darwin.
The Australia Singapore Cable (ASC), which incurred a cut, has been repaired, with services restored in just 13 days—a process which would normally take months, according to telecommunications company Vocus.
Vocus today announced it has migrated its contact centre platform to Amazon Connect, a scalable cloud contact centre on AWS. This allows it to deliver a more personalised digital experience for customers. The move took less than eight weeks and supports more than 5,000 customers 24x7.
Vertel, a privately-owned telecommunications carrier, along with specialist fibre and network solutions provider Vocus, has provided Cherry Tree Wind Farm with telecommunications infrastructure to facilitate 24/7 monitoring of the site and reliable communications for the team operating the windfarm.
Vocus shareholders have voted in favour of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and Aware Super’s acquisition of Vocus by scheme of arrangement. Both companies are looking forward to working with Vocus.
Telecommunications company Over the Wire joins Tier 1 voice providers such as Telstra, Optus, TPG, MyNetFone, and Vocus after it completed its Carrier Interconnect project, which it says is a milestone and has laid the foundation for a new phase of growth.
Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Anthony Daniel to the role of regional director for Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.
Fibre and network solution provider Vocus has completed the building of its 12th fibre cable crossing of Sydney Harbour, providing additional capacity and redundancy for over-the-top service providers and data centre operators.
Fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has deployed the cloud-native security platform Reveal(x) from enterprise cyber analytics provider ExtraHop.
The Vocus Group says it has granted Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Holdings and its managed funds access to conduct due diligence with a view to the latter following up on its non-binding, indicative offer to buy all the telco's shares at a price of $5.50 per share.
Customer-owned bank Heritage Bank has inked a five-year deal with fibre and network solutions provider Vocus that it says will deliver up to 20 times its existing bandwidth, “markedly reduce costs”, and significantly accelerate its digital transformation and growth strategy.
Fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has introduced a new service to provided dedicated connectivity to leading collaboration solution providers.
The Vocus Group telecommunications company has appointed financial advisers in preparation for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Vocus New Zealand expected to be undertaken before the end of 2021.
Malicious attackers who used the Windows REvil ransomware to attack Nexia Australia and New Zealand, a network of solutions-focused accountancy and consultancy firms, have re-listed the company on their dark web site, along with screenshots of data that has been allegedly filched during the attack.
A Melbourne firm which suffered a hit from cyber criminals using the Windows REvil ransomware has denied that any data was exfiltrated from its site, as was reported in these columns.
The number of higher speed broadband services in Australia has exceeded 5 million for the first time, jumping from 4.9 million to over 5.2 million last quarter, according to a new report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Data centre operator Equinix will set up a third International Business Exchange data centre in Perth, bringing its total data centres in Australia to 18.
MyRepublic chief Nicholas Demos has stepped down from his post, with the long-serving head of the small ISP that operates in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Singapore to finish up this week.
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