Auscom Wins $1 Mil Deal for Sunshine Coast Cable

Auscom Wins $1 Million Deal for Sunshine Coast Cable Project By Peter Dinham, ITWire August 1, 2019 A Sunshine Coast family-based business, Auscom, has been awarded a $1 million contract to provide a key part of the International Broadband Submarine Cable Network. Under the deal Auscom will deliver the land side fibre network which will [...]

Sunshine Coast Cable Delayed Due to Regulatory Issues

Sunshine Coast Submarine Cable Delayed by Months Due to Regulatory Issues By My Sunshine Coast June 15, 2019 You have repeatedly reported about the JGA-S submarine cable to directly connect Australia via Guam to Japan and the Sunshine Coast Council's efforts to land the same in the region for which $35 million of taxpayers' money [...]

Sunshine Coast Starts Deployment of Submarine Cable Landing Station

Sunshine Coast Starts Deployment of Submarine Cable Landing Station By Telecompaper February 8, 2019 The Sunshine Coast Council in Australia has announced that construction is underway on the AUD 6.6 million cable landing station, which is the major land-based facility for the AUD 35 million Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable network. The submarine cable [...]

2019-02-08T11:43:01-04:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Coast Invests AU$35M for JGA Cable Landing

Sunshine Coast Council Makes AU$35m Investment for Local JGA Cable Landing By Chris Duckett September 7, 2018 Sunshine Coast Council has invested AU$35 million into the Japan-Guam-Australia (JGA) cable system that will see a 550km extension land in the local government area at Maroochydore, situated around 100km north of Brisbane. The council boasted that the [...]

2018-09-07T10:49:46-04:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Coast Seeks Partners For New Submarine Cable

By Rohan Pearce, Computerworld December 4, 2017 Sunshine Coast Council has begun seeking formal expressions of interest for partners to build a new submarine telecommunications cable for Australia’s east coast. The council earlier this year funded a feasibility study into the proposed cable. “Council is looking for expressions of interest from suitably qualified providers who [...]

2017-12-04T12:58:42-04:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: |

Sunshine Coast Submarine Cable Gets Labor Backing

By My Sunshine Coast November 9, 2017 Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has welcomed the Queensland Labor Party's pre-election commitment of a $15 million grant towards the Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable Project – one of the six infrastructure priorities identified by Sunshine Coast Council for our region ahead of the November 25 State [...]

2017-11-10T16:01:52-04:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , |

Sunshine Coast’s Submarine Cable Protection Zone Gets Support From Australian Councils

By My Sunshine Coast June 21, 2017 Representatives from councils across Australia have supported a motion calling on the Federal Government to amend the Telecommunications Act 1997 to facilitate consideration of Sunshine Coast Council’s application for a submarine cable protection zone to be declared offshore from the Sunshine Coast. Mayors, councillors and senior local government [...]

2017-06-22T11:38:20-04:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |