Greater Perth Fibre Ring

Short Project Description:

 

This project has constructed a series of fibre loops to provide resilient access to the Pawsey Centre from iVEC partner sites, University of Western Australia (UWA), Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University (including its Joondalup campus), Curtin University and the University of Notre Dame, CSIRO and the wider research community including the Fiona Stanley Hospital and education, health and activity precinct referred to as the Murdoch Activity Centre (MAC).

 Infrastructure:

 

Construction of nine thick fibre optic cable links (approx. 56km).

 Total Cost:

 

$3.628 million

 NRN Project EIF Contribution:

 

$3.595 million

 Co-investment:

 

$33k (AARNet)

 Stakeholders:

 

Western Australia (WA) Regional Network Organisation (WARNO) including all WA based universities, the CSIRO, iVEC and AARNet.

 Subcontractor:

 

AARNet Pty Ltd

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