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QCN lights up 35Tbps of Sunshine Coast backhaul

30 Jul, 2021

Queensland’s state government backhaul provider QCN Fibre has lit up 35Tbps of diverse capacity from Brisbane to the JGA South landing station at Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast. Queensland’s digital economy minister Leeanne Enoch MP said: “This new capability aims to support Queensland’s economic recovery and attract new investment into our regions, creating jobs, innovation and new industries across our state. QCN Fibre is continuing to use its capacity, reach and national and international connections to improve backhaul to service providers and help our regions to compete globally.” QCN Fibre CEO Derek Merdith said its “cost-competitive backhaul across Queensland can now connect our partners directly from Queensland via the JHA South Submarine Cable to the world” offering “the fastest international connection point” from Australia’s east coast to Asia and one of the fastest routes to the west coast of the US. Merdith added: “This vital piece of infrastructure will boost Queensland’s telecommunications capacity and provide geographic diversity. Queensland businesses will, for the first time, be able to bypass Sydney and connect directly internationally. And it lays the ideal foundation to drive further infrastructure investment in the region, such as a regional datacentre.” Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson said: “Council’s…

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CommsDay: QCN launches EdgeQnect offering

11 Jun, 2021

EXCLUSIVE – Queensland government-backed network operator QCN Fibre has launched a new service offering fibre in datacentres across the state,…

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A big win for regional students

03 May, 2021

“This will effectively provide a 10 to 100-fold increase in digital speeds for the hundreds of residents, schools, businesses and…

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QCN Fibre expands reach to all state NBN POIs

19 Oct, 2020

QCN Fibre can provide backhaul to all of NBN Co’s points of interconnect in Queensland, the state government owned company…

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