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Faster internet is on its way to Toowoomba

25 Jun, 2020

INTERNET speeds “up to 10 times faster than what Toowoomba has now” will soon be possible for thousands of Darling Downs businesses, thanks to a newly-inked deal between the State Government, Toowoomba’s Pulse Data Centre, and ISP Over the Wire. Visiting FKG’s Pulse Data Centre yesterday, State Innovation Minister Kate Jones said every time she came to Toowoomba she fielded complaints about the Garden City’s internet connection. Pulse Data Centre: Innovation Minister Kate Jones visits the Pulse Data Centre.  “For years, businesses in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs have been left with a second rate internet connection,” Ms Jones said. “It’s no secret that the NBN didn’t deliver everything the Federal Government promised.  “We want to end that.” The State Government is using spare capacity on thousands of kilometres of fibre optic cabling through a telecommunications company called QCN Fibre – jointly owned by the State Government, Powerlink Queensland and Energy Queensland – to provide stronger, more reliable internet for Toowoomba, and eventually, the rest of the state. “Today’s announcement means that these new packages will soon be on the market,” Ms Jones said. “This will carry business and residential internet and data services at capacities of up to 100…

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QCN Fibre sees role facilitating edge DCs

09 Jun, 2020

The real estate holdings of Queensland electricity utilities and local councils could be used to house edge datacentres in regional…

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QCN eyes CopperString opportunities in Queensland

26 May, 2020

Fibre laid as part of Queensland’s massive CopperString 2.0 high-voltage transmission line could open up new opportunities for the state…

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Improving Bundaberg’s digital infrastructure

05 May, 2020

As part of the Bundaberg Region’s Intelligent Community Strategy, Council is exploring ways to improve digital infrastructure and connectivity throughout…

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