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Changing the Victorian Public Sector experience

Posted on February 07, 2017

Victoria Tpam

Vocus Communications (Vocus) is pleased to be named by the Victorian Government as a provider under the recently announced Telecommunications Purchasing and Management Strategy (TPAMS2025.) TPAMS2025 introduces a competitive panel of carefully selected IT&T providers for Victorian Government agencies…

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Connecting Australia to South East Asia

Posted on February 02, 2017

091616 Vocus Updated Network World Map 3D Cable

Following the announcement of the new connection between Singapore and Australia with the additional path connecting Jakarta, it is estimated by 2019, 30 percent of Australia’s overall international bandwidth will be connected to Asia. ASC was a key strategic consideration in Vocus’…

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Vocus to build 4600km submarine cable linking Asia and Australia

Posted on December 06, 2016

Fibre Cable

Vocus announced today that it has executed a binding agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), referred to as contract-in-force (CIF), for the construction of the Australia Singapore Cable (ASC). The ASC project is a ~4,600km submarine cable system linking Australia to Singapore, and Indonesia,…

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Vocus NZ enters energy market

Posted on December 01, 2016

33 Vocus Nz Enters Energy Market

First acquisition in New Zealand post-merger Mobile, landline, broadband, gas and power bundle for Slingshot customers Vocus New Zealand has today taken ownership of Switch Utilities Ltd, marking the company’s first acquisition in New Zealand since the merger with M2 Group earlier this year. As an…

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Vocus and NextGen — Better Together

Posted on October 26, 2016

Vocus  Network  Map 2016

We’re thrilled to announce that Nextgen Networks is now part of Vocus Communications.Following the announcement our CEO, Geoff Horth said, “We are excited to announce this latest step in our growth and journey towards being Australia’s most loved and most forward thinking telco. The Nextgen…

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ACCC not to oppose Nextgen acquisition

Posted on September 22, 2016

Sydney Australia

The momentum behind our goal to become a telco powerhouse was boosted today with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) advising, after stringent review, that it did not oppose our acquisition of Nextgen Networks.Geoff Horth, CEO of Vocus said, “We are extremely pleased with the…

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Closing the loop – Nextgen Networks

Posted on July 13, 2016

Fibre Leads Cp

We’re thrilled to announce our plans to acquire the fibre assets of Nextgen Networks to significantly boost the Vocus fibre network.Nextgen operates one of Australia’s largest fibre backhaul networks which traverses 17,000km of fibre connecting capital cities and major regional…

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Perth tech startup to transform Australia’s voting system

Posted on July 07, 2016

14 Perth Tech Startup To Transform Australia’ S Voting System

Right now, Australia’s Federal Government remains in limbo. For almost a week after the election last week the nation waited while millions of postal votes travelled at the speed of paper to their home centres to be counted. A group of young Perth entrepreneurs are creating a secure, anonymous and verifiable…

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Vocus Upstart Invest $280,000 In WA Tech Seed Funding

Posted on July 06, 2016

Upstart 2016 Jul 05

The 2016 Vocus Upstart Program is now in session. Vocus Upstart took the next step to usher an exciting new era of tech innovation in the West by accepting the latest round of program participants. Seven new WA tech startups will receive $40,000 from the Vocus Upstart program to help further develop…

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The Best Telco, that everyone needs to know about

Posted on April 05, 2016

2016 Brand Campaign

Our hugely successful campaign has been all about letting Australian businesses know there is a new major business telecommunications alternative and we're here to shake up the market.The campaign has been appearing across print, digital and outdoor and mirrors Vocus' maverick style through a series…

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