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Wednesday
Feb142018

Access to GigCity expands across Adelaide - 15 additional precincts for GigCity Stage 2

The State Government announced an expansion to the GigCity program to connect an additional 15 sites with access to ultra high-speed internet, as part of the Government's $7.6 million GigCity project.

The new precincts are located across Adelaide’s metropolitan area, including seven in the north, six in the CBD and one each in the west and south of Adelaide. Tenants including cultural institutions, large companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups within these precincts, who will be connected to high-speed internet that is up to 100-times faster than the national average.

The South Australian Broadband Research and Education Network (SABRENet) will connect the selected precincts to its fibre optic network from February 2018, subject to agreements being signed and pricing plans start from $49.90 per month, to be provided by EscapeNet.

The additional GigCity precincts were selected as part of a competitive Expression of Interest process which commenced in 2017, was managed by the Department of State Development and received more than 50 applications.

The new precincts to be connected are:

Waite Research Precinct
Noarlunga Innovation Centre
Microsoft Innovation Centre
North Terrace Cultural Precinct Innovation Hub
TechStars Adelaide
Allianz Centre Adelaide
Lion Arts Centre
The Foundry
Prospect Road Innovation Precinct
Modbury Precinct
Gawler Business Innovation Precinct
The Innovation Grid
Playford Creative Industries Precinct
Northern Adelaide Food Park
Australian Advanced Materials Manufacturing Precinct
Hendon Innovation Precinct

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