CommsDay: QCN Expansion

July 24, 2023
QCN poised for fibre expansion with Queensland Rail deal State-owned backhaul provider QCN is now working with Queensland Rail “to look at opportunities to further improve digital connectivity,” Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk last week told the National Tech Summit. “With 2,000 kilometres of optical fibre in the rail network, combined...

QCN Launches its Infrastructure Partnership Program at Commsday Wholesale Forum in Sydney

November 10, 2022
Monday, 7 November 2022, Brisbane, Queensland – QCN’s CEO, Derek Merdith, launched QCN’s brand new Infrastructure Partner Program at the CommsDay Wholesale Forum in Sydney. QCN’s core strategy has been to leverage government-owned telecommunications assets. Since its inception, QCN has grown into a carrier agnostic wholesaler of telecommunications infrastructure with...

QCN Expands Coverage To More Than 20,000 Towers and Co-Location Facilities Across Queensland.

September 5, 2022
Monday, 5th September 2022, Brisbane, Queensland – QCN will undertake a major expansion of its existing network coverage and continue breaking down the digital divide thanks to a new agreement with Powerlink Queensland. The new agreement sees QCN take over management of Powerlink’s telecommunications tower and co-location services, significantly extending...

CommsDay: Queensland’s QCN adds 20,000 sites to infrastructure arsenal

September 5, 2022
Queensland-government owned backhaul provider QCN has significantly expanded its infrastructure arsenal. QCN, which has quietly moved away from its former QCN Fibre branding, will now offer access to some 20,000 towers and colocation facilities across Queensland. The towers are courtesy of a new agreement with publicly owned energy transmission utility...

CommsDay: Quinbrook plans $2.5bn DC campus in north Brisbane with 800MW of renewable power

July 11, 2022
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has announced plans to build one of the largest data storage campus projects in the Southern Hemisphere. The $2.5 billion, 30 hectare site, dubbed “Supernode” in Brendale, Brisbane, will be a multi-tenant campus of up to four hyperscale datacentres that will connect directly to the adjacent South...

CommsDay: Queensland government backs infrastructure sharing

June 16, 2022
Using government-owned fibre assets, improving network redundancy and sharing mobile infrastructure have all been identified as priorities in Queensland’s new 20-year state infrastructure strategy. The Queensland Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning oversaw the development of the strategy, which has connected the state’s regions as one of...