Telstra, Ericsson and Ciena will today announce a successful demo of 400Gbps speeds over 61.5GHz of spectrum on the telco's Melbourne transmission fibre network. According to the trio, the result represents the highest spectral efficiency per fibre pair ever achieved and will enable a total of up to 30.4Tbps bandwidth on the transmission infrastructure, the most capacity to date and well ahead of the previous 25.6Tbps record.SIGN UP TO READ
Superloop has announced that it will fully integrate its planned Indigo submarine cable into its metro fibre networks in Singapore, Perth and Sydney, bringing connectivity between points of presence in more than 40 datacentres across the three markets. CEO Bevan Slattery has also hinted that the sub cable could be built ahead of schedule.SIGN UP TO READ
Cloud-based collaboration software provider Freshworks has opened a datacentre in Sydney, its first in the Asia Pacific region.SIGN UP TO READ
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will prepare a draft determination followed by consultation on NBN's capital and operating expenditure for 2016-17 in the first quarter of 2018.SIGN UP TO READ
Space & Satellite AU is the new weekly newsletter from the producers of CommsDay and the Australasia Satellite Forum. Australia and the surrounding Pacific region has long been an important market for global players such as Intelsat, Viasat and Eutelsat. Homegrown operations from NBN, Optus and Speedcast have also become increasingly key to the sector. Now we see the rise of a local nanosat industry and increasing interest in the creation of an Australian space sector and government agency. Space & Satellite AU is the publication of record for these developments.
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Australia has signed a treaty with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reaffirming a commitment made with USA to collaborate on space exploration more than 50 years prior.
South Australia is courting space start-ups with hard currency.
Brisbane’s EM Solutions has hired a new board member: highly decorated and recently retired Major General Jeff Sengelman DSC, AM, CSC.
ridium will launch its next 20 satellites on a pair of previously flown Falcon 9 boosters beginning December 22, 2017.