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Agile Communications is a Fully Licensed National Telecommunications Carrier based in South Australia and was the first South Australian based Company to gain this License. The company is a sister company to Internet Service Provider Internode. The company is 100% owned by Managing Director Simon Hackett .
In May 2001, Agile built The Coorong Network, a Microwave Network Interlinking Adelaide, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Binnies Hill , Tintinara and Meningie using Cisco based hardware. This network uses Cisco AS5400 Universal Port Hardware capable of VoIP and Broadband from the same hardware.
In October 2003, Agile installed its own equipment in the Telstra Exchange at Meningie , South Australia to provide ADSL to a town where Telstra are yet to provide Broadband ADSL. This made it the first exchange in australia where ADSL was available, but not through Telstra.
In Late 2003, Agile began the build of their National Network, an Optic Fibre based IP Network running on STM-1 Packet over Sonet(POS) Links to Connect all Agile POPs across Australia. The National Network currently extends to 2 Points of Presence in Adelaide and Melbourne, 3 in Brisbane, 5 in Sydney and 1 in Perth, Canberra and Hobart.
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