Displaying items by tag: Vocus

Originally meant to be held in February but postponed to May 11 and 12 due to COVID, the Tech In Gov conference in Canberra has clearly been a success, with a packed expo area during conference breaks, and tons of top companies in attendance.

Published in Business IT

Australian telecommunications company Vocus says the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has no impact on the deal it signed in January which announced it would be the first distribution partner for the London-based global satellite Internet broadband company OneWeb in Australia.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s consumer competition regulator The Commerce Commission has received an application for clearance for a transaction that would see the merger of the Vocus Group with 2degrees.

Cloud services provider Tesserent partners with Vocus to address the cybersecurity needs of the telco’s enterprise clients.

Published in Security

Schneider Electric has appointed Nikki Saunders to the newly created role of cyber security ecosystem program manager.

Published in People Moves

Telecommunications icon, Mr Gary Smith, has taken out the Australian communication industry’s most prestigious accolade; being awarded the title of Communications Ambassador 2021 at this year’s ACOMM Awards.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

More than 8.5 million residential broadband services are now on the NBN, and over 75% of them are on high speed services of at least 50 Mbps, the ACCC’s latest NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report reveals.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 18 November 2021 11:46

Vocus and Zoom launch cloud-based calling solution

Vocus launches Vocus Calling for Zoom Phone, a cloud-based calling solution for enterprise and government customers.

Published in Cloud

After a long time, Telstra has literally hit the jackpot with a business move: the company has fallen in with the Australian Government's wishes and jointly acquired Digicel's business in the South Pacific, something that the US has pushed Australia to do.

Published in Open Sauce

Energy management and automation provider Schneider Electric has appointed Astrid Groves as general manager of IT and Edge in a move it says is designed to drive the business’s edge solutions offering and support the company’s channel partners for the Secure Power division.

Published in People Moves
Monday, 11 October 2021 14:33

State of play RSPs vs NBN Co

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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.

Thursday, 25 March 2021 11:53

Daniel leads WatchGuard in ANZPI

Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Anthony Daniel to the role of regional director for Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.

Published in People Moves

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.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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