News and insights from Vocus

Vocus goes under Sydney Harbour again to power up its network

Posted on March 15, 2021

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Just after dawn on the shores of Sydney Harbour, a crew of crack technicians, construction workers, marine experts and divers gathered in an empty car park to make final preparations. After months of planning and fine tuning, they were well drilled on the job at hand – installing a new section…

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Mining in Australia: On the edge of change

Posted on December 09, 2020

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The use of cloud services among businesses in Australia doubled between 2014-18 from 19% to 42%.1 The mining sector has been no exception, with companies in Australia increasingly moving their on-site operations over to the cloud and adopting a host of other technologies. Mining occupies a unique…

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High-performance internet your business can count on

Posted on November 25, 2020

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Whether your business is located in the city, regional areas or remote parts of Australia, we have you covered with high-performance internet connectivity you can count on. As Australia’s specialist fibre and network solutions provider, we have our own national fibre network, which has been…

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Industry Intelligence: Open banking with Scott Wall, BankVic

Posted on November 05, 2020

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As part of our Industry Intelligence program, we've sat down with some of Australia's leaders in the financial services sector to discuss trends, gain insights, and share knowledge. We're pleased to share our conversation with Scott Wall, Chief Information Officer at BankVic. Scott's…

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See you at Tech in Gov

Posted on October 13, 2020

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This year has been unlike any other. Bushfires and COVID-19 have emphasised how deeply we rely on technology and how critical it is for governments at every level to have secure, reliable technologies at the ready. As a leading fibre and network solutions provider that works with more than 200…

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Digital payments in Australia: No turning back

Posted on October 08, 2020

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Almost 90% of Australia’s 25m population uses the internet.1 According to the World Bank, all Australians over the age of 15 have a bank account, about 76% of the population makes online purchases and/or pays bills online, and about 60% of the population owns a credit card.2 These numbers…

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New risks and emerging threats in cyber security

Posted on September 17, 2020

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We teamed up with Trans-Tasman Business Circle to host a virtual panel discussion on one of the most challenging topics of our times: Security - A Critical Analysis of New Risks and Emerging Threats. Moderated by Vocus Chief Executive, Enterprise & Government, Andrew Wildblood, the panel featured some…

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Reinvigorating healthcare with telehealth

Posted on August 25, 2020

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Telehealth has received a shot in the arm from the COVID-19 pandemic. For long periods, patients were unable to visit healthcare centres due to restrictions on movement. But now, even with restrictions being eased in some markets, healthcare practitioners fear there could be medical escalations from…

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