AJC Pacific Ring Feature – Capacity Magazine June 2008
AUSTRALIA JAPAN CABLE IS REAPING THE BENEFITS OF THE INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR HIGH-SPEED NETWORKS IN AND OUT OF AUSTRALIA. PRISCIUA AWDE REPORTS
Demand for high-speed access is growing fast in Australia where current internet connections run at around 5Mbitls. This, given the rise in advanced video services, is comparatively slow. Wanting to increase the number and speed of connections, the Australian government has put out a tender for a national broadband network.