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AARNet launches live high bandwidth services on Indigo subsea cable Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) has launched live high-bandwidth services delivering more than one Terabit per second for research and education on its spectrum of the new Indigo subsea cable system connecting Sydney, Perth and Singapore.

19th September 2019

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This article describes the scope and provenance of the Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy (ISSN 2203-1693), as well as the members of its Editorial Board.

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AARNet, Cisco achieve 600Gbps speeds on production network Australia's Academic and Research Network and global networking vendor Cisco have conducted a successful test of transmitting data at 600Gbps on the AARNet production network, using the Cisco Network Convergence System 1004.

8th March 2019

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Telstra union says Telstra customer service to get 'horrendous as jobs axed' The union representing Telstra workers says "Telstra’s already poor customer satisfaction levels will go from bad to horrendous if the telco pushes ahead with its plans to axe 8000 jobs".

24th July 2018

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Optus extends NT mobile coverage with ?innovative? small cell technology Optus is boosting mobile coverage for locals and travellers across 12 remote locations in the Northern Territory with the introduction of cells that provide mobile coverage through its satellites.

26th August 2016

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More data, more international calls with amaysim release; Amaysim?s plan change upside comes with '13th month' downside; Symbio ramps up NZ business expansion; Dropbox free for on-net for Australian research and education institutions; BT, Intel collaborating on next gen security; Nextgen connects to NextDC?s AVONVX.

3rd March 2016

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Chris Hancock was appointed in 2004 as chief executive officer of AARNet, Australia?s Academic Research Network that brought the first Internet connection to the nation in 1989. The not-for-profit AARNet Pty Ltd now manages the Australian Research and Education Network (AREN) providing high capacity infrastructure and services to research, education, training, cultural and scientific institutions. Hancock's previous experience spans senior management positions in the telecommunications sector...

November 2012

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Will The Jabiru Ever Fly?; Iphone Booms In Australia But Not Elsewhere; The Latest From Quickflix: The China Syndrome; Aarnet Links Up With California Network; New Telephone Numbering System Up And Going; 5g Service Revenues: Us $65 Billion Globally By 2025.

6th August 2015

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Macquarie Bank buys Australia?s mobile towers for $2B; Optus boosts profits with strong mobile growth; Quickflix to offer Presto TV, movie content; AARNet, AusCERT get together with security services offer; Free US MVNO FreedomPop launching UK in ?summer?; Why streaming services will not end piracy.

15th May 2015

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Telstra speeds up Australia, Singapore data link with ?lowest? latency connection; ISP sparks into action over NZ internet charges; CSIRO, AARNet part of ?breakthrough? global open SDN project; Market declares TPG winner of iiNet bout, but is the fight over yet?; Mozilla deprecates HTTP: new features for HTTPS sites only; Fibre: good for the environment, not just your bowels.

8th May 2015