CommsDay: Queensland government backs infrastructure sharing

Using government-owned fibre assets, improving network redundancy and sharing mobile infrastructure have all been identified as priorities in Queensland’s new 20-year state infrastructure strategy. The Queensland Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning oversaw the development of the strategy, which has connected the state’s regions as one of its five focus areas. The […]

QCN Fibre Improves Solutions for the Mackay Region

QCN Fibre gets the Green Light to Deliver Improved Services to the Mackay Regional Council Area Friday, 3 June 2022, Brisbane, Queensland – QCN Fibre reaffirmed its commitment to providing fast, effective telecommunications to regional Queensland, confirming that it has been awarded Australian Government funding under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program for solutions […]

New tower for Duaringa to benefit Bluff, Rolleston and Dingo internet speeds

‘What internet’ was the response of the Duaringa Hotel and Caravan Park manager when asked what the internet access was currently like in the area. “The quality is not good at all. Sometimes non-existent. Because some days we just do not have it and it causes havoc in regards to everything from our eftpos, we […]

CommsDay: QCN launches EdgeQnect offering

EXCLUSIVE – Queensland government-backed network operator QCN Fibre has launched a new service offering fibre in datacentres across the state, with more in the works. “Edge datacentres are an emerging industry sector and to date, high capacity backhaul has been a limiting factor,” said QCN Fibre CEO Derek Merdith. “Regionally based edge computing can fast […]

edgeQnect – QCN Fibre Launches Brand New Service to Drive Growth in Regional Queensland

Brisbane, Australia, 10 June 2021 – QCN Fibre today launches a brand-new service, QCN Fibre edgeQnect providing high speed, point to point connectivity, protected over the QCN Fibre network with optional diverse hand off and fully redundant services including 10 and 100 Gbps options. “Edge data centres are an emerging industry sector and to date, […]

A big win for regional students

“This will effectively provide a 10 to 100-fold increase in digital speeds for the hundreds of residents, schools, businesses and government services in these towns. It is great news for these communities and reaffirms QCN Fibre’s commitment to bridge the digital divide that is prevalent in too many remote parts of Queensland.” QCN Fibre CEO Derek […]

QCN Fibre continues to drive competition in Queensland – connecting to all 22 NBN PoIs with Ciena

QCN Fibre continues to build coverage, capacity, and competition in Queensland. The organisation announced today that it can provide backhaul to all Queensland NBN Points of Interface (PoI). QCN Fibre’s initial work program involved connecting its existing fibre network to six regional NBN PoIs in Toowoomba, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville, and Cairns. “Our launch strategy […]

Toowoomba businesses eyeing off digital future

In 2020, the Chamber of Commerce Queensland released its digital readiness report. The report looked at how businesses use technology, rates of adoption, performance and limitations. The report found an increasing use of social media to engage and reach customers, an increased use of cloud-based technologies due to improved services, and many business expressing improved […]