Media Release

14Sep 2016

Darwin September 14 2016 – Two years and 2100km later, Nextgen Group and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, today officially “switched on” Australia’s first purpose-built, subsea, fibre-optic network, servicing the oil and gas industries and the growing need for world-class telecommunications services in Australia’s North West growth corridor. The North West Cable System […]

01Mar 2016

BRISBANE, Australia – 1 March, 2016. NEXTDC Limited (ASX: NXT), Australia’s leading Data-Centre-as-a-Service provider, today announced Nextgen Networks had connected its fibre network to the AXONVX virtual exchange in NEXTDC’s P1 data centre in Perth. This will allow customers in Western Australia to access on-demand private connectivity to public clouds and other services from NEXTDC’s […]

03Dec 2015

While it is a vital piece of infrastructure, a Cable Landing Station is usually nothing more than an uninspiring big, grey box. But all that has changed at Port Hedland with students from two local primary schools – Port Hedland Primary and St Cecilia Primary School – adding their artistic inspiration to Nextgen’s Cable Landing […]

11Nov 2015

November 11, 2015 Nextgen Group today announced it had signed an MOU for a $US120M 50/50 joint venture with Australian network provider, Vocus, to construct and operate a high-quality, high-speed submarine cable between Perth and Singapore. The 4,600km Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) would directly connect Australia to Singapore via Indonesia, providing the first 100Gbit/s high-speed […]

13Aug 2015

Nextgen and STS have announced a partnership which could potentially change the landscape of live high-quality broadcasts in the Media and Entertainment sector, particularly major sporting events in both domestic and international markets. The partnership is based on Nextgen’s strength in delivering an ultra-high capacity network with complementary data centre services, coupled with STS’s heritage in live broadcast transmission […]

03Jun 2015

Work has commenced in Port Hedland on Australia’s first purpose-built subsea fibre optic network for the oil and gas industries. The 2000km cable stretching from landing stations in Port Hedland to Darwin is being built and operated by Nextgen Group, a national telecommunications provider who operates one of Australia’s largest inter-capital fibre networks, spanning more […]

05May 2015

Nextgen Networks announced today it had signed a new data connection deal with the Roy Hill Project in the Pilbara. The new deal will see Nextgen supply Roy Hill with high-speed data connectivity between their communications systems in Port Hedland and their Remote Operations Centre in Perth. Nextgen CEO David Yuile said it was particularly […]

09Apr 2015

The Board of Nextgen Group today announced that David Yuile, the former CEO of AAPT, has been appointed Group CEO, effective immediately. Yuile left AAPT in February 2014 after Telecom NZ sold the company to TPG and, since November 2014, has been Managing Director of Nextgen Networks, the largest business in the Nextgen Group. He […]

11Feb 2015

Nextgen has taken another giant leap forward announcing the introduction of coast to coast (east-west) 100Gb/s wavelength capacity, with support for 10 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet services. The first commercial network in Australia to launch the service, Nextgen began working on the project eighteen months ago when 100Gb/s technology started becoming available. Nextgen Networks MD […]