Aussie Broadband hits 100th NBN Enterprise Ethernet service, unveils new TC-4 plans

April 30th, 2020.

Ethernet

Aussie Broadband has today announced it has reached its 100th NBN Enterprise Ethernet active connection.

Aussie was one of the first telcos to start selling the service after it was launched by NBN.

“We’re extremely delighted to reach our 100th active service,” said General Manager Sales Aaron O’Keeffe.

“We’ve seen a huge increase in the number of business users signing up to NBN’s Enterprise Ethernet product – which offers high speeds, delivered over a reliable, high performance network and with business grade service levels,” he said.

He believes enterprise ethernet is the best way for businesses that require high bandwidth to connect their Local Area Networks (LANs) with the internet, and to deliver the performance required for their Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Aaron says a wired connection such as enterprise ethernet offers businesses a big range of advantages over other technologies.

“Enterprise Ethernet is delivered via a fibre optic cable and is capable of up to symmetrical gigabit speeds nationally, with free installation to a lot of NBN’s fixed line footprint,” he said.

“This makes it an attractive option for businesses that need symmetrical bandwidth, who are using it for everything from SDWAN, cloud computing and disaster recovery backup to the sharing, storage and transfer of increasingly large amounts of data.”

Aussie Broadband also unveiled new TC-4 plans and pricing for business customers:

  • TC-4 services from 50/20 up to 1000/400Mbps have significant price reductions, particularly in the higher bandwidth plans. For example, the 1000/400 plan was priced at $699 and is now $429.
  • It has also introduced higher bandwidth TC-4 offerings 500/200 and 1000/400 into the small business plans (these services will offer basic support from 8am – Midnight. However, customers have the option to upgrade to the enterprise bronze, silver or gold support packs which include higher service level agreements and support hours).

“We’ve noticed that during these challenging times, TC-4 services are in high demand for businesses looking at digital transformation and moving to online trade. This is because the service order-to-activation process is really quick, in some cases as little as 15 minutes, and it offers higher bandwidth,” Aaron said.

Aussie Broadband has also launched a new dedicated business sales call centre based in Lynbrook, in the South East of Melbourne.

“We’re here to make it easy for anyone to access support for business telco services. We have an all-Australian support team who fully understand the needs of our business customers,” he said.

“We know that one of the biggest challenges, from SMEs through to enterprise customers, is the time and complexity of ordering services from the Big 4. So we now offer a full end-to-end online signup for enterprise NBN services,” he said.

More information about Aussie Broadband’s enterprise NBN products can be found here.

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