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Vocus to build Singapore-Australia submarine cable

Junior telco Vocus has confirmed it will build a submarine cable linking Singapore and Australia, with a stop in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Australia-Singapore Cable will have capacity up to 40Tbps and will make landfall in Perth. The cable's been on the drawing board for some time but Vocus today told the Australian …
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Nextgen, Vocus revive Perth-Singapore cable project

Nextgen Group's stalled plans to build a submarine cable from Perth to Singapore are moving again, with M2 takeover target Vocus signing a memorandum of understanding to take a half-share in the build. Restarting the 100 Gbps project would give the west of the country an alternative to the ageing and trouble-prone SeaMeWe-3 …
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TPG glasses Vodafone with 4,000 km of new fibre

After Vocus and M2 Communications announced their merger deal, all eyes turned to troubled mobile operator Vodafone, with TPG mooted as the likely buyer. Those rumours will get even more legs, with the two companies announcing a services-for-subscriber swap that will implant TPG deep in the Vodafone network. The no-longer- …
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M2, Vocus merge to form down under’s newest billion-dollar telco

Fibre and data centre owner Vocus and consumer/business carrier and service provider M2 are merging to create what they are calling a “full-service vertically integrated telco”. Assuming shareholders agree and the plan gets nodded through by regulatory authorities — both seem likely — they will merge early next year to become …
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Vocus turning Manly spur into a ring

Junior telco Vocus has announced it's extending its Sydney fibre network with a second northern beaches route. The 20-km 312-core cable run, due to be lit in November 2013, will take in the industrial parks of Frenchs Forest, then head east towards the surf at Cromer, finally taking in Brookvale and Manly. Vocus will be adding …
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Vocus doubles revenue and data centre space

Dark fibre and data centre provider Vocus Communications has doubled its revenue in the first half of 2012 reflecting the company’s shift from a niche provider of wholesale Internet into a core provider of infrastructure based telecommunications services. Revenue for the first half of 2012 was $AU21.9 million, up 57 percent …
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Vocus buys capacity on Asian cable

Deep pocketed, dark fibre, data centre operator Vocus Communications is investing in international cable capacity and establishing a Point of Presence (PoP) in Singapore. Vocus has secured capacity on the SeaMeWe-3 Perth to Singapore cable system, which will provide customers with the only direct path between Australia and …
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Vivid commits to east coast rollout

4G network operator vividwireless remains committed to extending its network coverage across the Eastern states over the next year, and has signed data centre and dark fibre provider Vocus Communications for a multi-year IP transit deal. Vocus will provide international internet access and domestic communication services via …
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Junior tech moguls rock rich list

Atlassian’s founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar have made the top five of BRW magazine’s annual Young Rich List, with combined riches of $AU360 million, up from $AU314 million last year. Tech entrepreneurs delivered a strong presence in the 2011 list with around 25 percent of the 100 junior tycoons making their …
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Vocus buys ailing Australian fibre network

Troubled dark fibre provider Digital River has been acquired by Vocus Communications, giving the Australian wholesaler nearly 60 Km of operational fibre in Sydney and Melbourne at the bargain-basement price of A$3.95 million. Digital River was founded in 2001 to build a network serving Melbourne CBD premises, and later …
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Vocus buys Perth data centre

ASX listed data centre provider Vocus Communications is expanding its footprint to Perth, entering into negotiations to buy Perth data centre operator PerthiX. Vocus has paid an upfront consideration of $6.275m in cash with an additional performance earn out of up to $725,000 should the business exceed FY12 forecasts. Vocus …

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