View speeches and submissions made by Vocus and our team.
12 May 2022 - Michael Ackland, General Manager, Government & Strategic Projects, speaks on "the telco revolution in the sky:
how LEO satellites are changing the game”.
4 May 2022 - Michael Ackland, General Manager, Government & Strategic Projects, speaks on ‘Realising the moment for regional backhaul competition,’ calling for the removal of regulatory barriers to investment in new fibre.
4 May 2022 - CEO Kevin Russell outlines Vocus’ 5-year investment plan, and announces major projects including the proposed East Coast Cable System.
16 March 2022 - Charlotte Schraa, Vocus GM Channel and Go To Market, speaks to the CommsDay Melbourne Congress about the ‘Pandemic Paradox’: how a surging bandwidth hasn’t translated into a surge in revenues for telcos, and what Vocus is doing to massively upgrade network capacity.
5 May 2021 - Ellie Sweeney, Vocus Chief Operating Officer, announces Vocus’ major infrastructure and network capacity upgrade program at the CommsDay Summit 2021.
5 May 2021 - Michael Ackland, Vocus General Manager Government and Strategic Projects, speaks at the 2021 CommsDay Congress about how LEO satellites are changing regional telecommunications, announcing Vocus’ founding stake in Australian satellite technology company Quasar.
24 March 2021 - Vocus’ response to NBN’s 2021 Pricing consultation, where Vocus called for NBN to abolish CVC and move to flat-rate speed tiers that address a range of end-user requirements.
27 January 2021 - Vocus’ response to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories inquiry into the availability and access to enabling communications infrastructure in Australia's external territories
29 January 2021 - Vocus’ submission to the House Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources inquiry into Developing Australia’s Space Industry.
26 October 2021 - Vocus COO Ellie Sweeney speaks to the 2020 CommsDay Summit about how COVID and natural disasters have turned telcos into critical infrastructure operators.
Michael Ackland, Vocus General Manager Government and Strategic Projects, speaks at the 2020 CommsDay Summit about the digital divide, and how new technologies will solve the regional telecoms tangle.
16 October 2020 - Vocus’ submission to the Department of Communications consultation on improving the telecommunications powers and immunities framework.
2 March 2020 - Vocus’ submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NBN inquiry into the business case for the NBN and the experiences of small businesses.
20 December 2019 - Vocus’s submission to the Senate Environment and Communications Committee regarding the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer) Bill 2019 & Telecommunications (Regional Broadband Scheme) Charge Bill 2019.
10 October 2019 - Kevin Russell speaks at the CommsDay Melbourne Congress, calling on NBN to cease its behaviour in the competitive Enterprise market and to remain within its wholesale-only remit.
12 September 2019 - Kevin Russell speaks to the ACCANect conference about how the NBN’s decision-making is driven as a monopoly targeting unrealistic financial returns rather than consumer needs.
1 July 2019 - Vocus’ public response to the NBN 2019 Pricing Review, where Vocus called for the removal of CVC and the introduction of flat-rate speed tiers.
Vocus’ submission to the Senate Environment and Communications Committee 2017 inquiry into the Regional Broadband Scheme legislation.
17 August 2021 - Vocus General Manager of Government & Strategic Projects Michael Ackland announces three major infrastructure projects in Australia’s North, including the Darwin-Jakarta-Singapore Cable (DJSC) and the completion of the Terabit Territory fibre network.
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