QCN hatches plan to unite disparate Regional Connectivity bids to secure co-funding

October 8, 2020

Queensland backhaul provider QCN Fibre is working on a “master proposal” for the $83m Regional Connectivity Program that will draw together projects across rural Queensland into a unified application for the federal co-funding initiative. The telco is seeking expressions of interest to be part of its proposal. The state government-owned carrier has around 12,000 kilometres of fibre, which eclipses most backhaul providers in Queensland, CEO Derek Merdith told CommsDay.…

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