Nokia Siemens Networks has announced completion of a capacity upgrade to the TasGovNet optical fibre backbone network, provided by Government-owned power utility, Aurora Energy.
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Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: TechnologyNokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and a consortium of R&D partners have set a capacity record using light to transmit information down commercially deployed multi-mode optical fibre.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia has chosen to outsource management of its network operations to Nokia Siemens Networks under a seven-year agreement. Nokia Siemens will also supply equipment to upgrade VHA‘s core network, but VHA has made no announcement on a supplier for its radio network.
Electricity and gas provider Aurora has been chosen to provide the Tasmanian Government with a connection to the National Broadband Network (NBN) and will be responsible for the provision and support of network facilities.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: NetworkingThe NBN continues its relentless installation process, this week installing backbone fibre optic cable in the Canberra district of Gungahlin, and announcing that Tasmania will be “fully connected” by 2015.
The federal Regional Backbone Blackspots Program had reached its halfway point, with 3,000 kilometres of optical fibre already laid, and is on target for completion in the second half of next year, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said.