QCN Fibre sees role facilitating edge DCs

June 9, 2020

The real estate holdings of Queensland electricity utilities and local councils could be used to house edge datacentres in regional parts of the state under an idea being explored by QCN Fibre. The chief executive of QCN, Derek Merdith, said he believes the state government owned backhaul provider could play the role of facilitator for datacentre operators that want to deploy edge DCs in Queensland.…

Fibre laid as part of Queensland’s massive CopperString 2.0 high-voltage transmission line could open up new opportunities for the state government backed backhaul provider. “Absolutely it would be of interest for us once it gets the tick of approval,” QCN Fibre chief executive Derek Merdith told Co…
As part of the Bundaberg Region’s Intelligent Community Strategy, Council is exploring ways to improve digital infrastructure and connectivity throughout the region.  Mayor Jack Dempsey said better connectivity could be a real economic driver for business and industry. “We have recently begun dis…
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