Sterlite Technologies today announced its partnership with specialist fiber and network solutions operator Vocus Group. The Australian company has selected STL’s Opticonn solutions and strengthened the company’s presence in Australian market. STL has been helping network creators deploy high capacity nationwide networks faster.
Vocus Group Limited connects all mainland capitals in Australia with Asian and the USA through its specialist fibre and network solutions. The company regionally has backhaul fibre connecting most regional centres in Australia while also operating with an extensive and modern network in New Zealand connecting the country’s capital and most regional centres.
Vocus Group in total has a terrestrial network of 30,000 route km of high performance, high availability fibre-optic cable, including 4,600 km of submarine cable connecting Singapore, Indonesia, and Australia and 2,100 km of submarine cable between Port Hedland and Darwin and connecting offshore oil and gas facilities in the Timor Sea.
Vocus also owns a portfolio of brands catering to enterprise, government, wholesale, small business, and residential customers across Australia and New Zealand. The company will leverage STL’s Opticonn solution that offers a range of optical fibre and cable products, optical interconnect offerings and pre-connectorised kits.
Speaking on the agreement, Ankit Agarwal, CEO – Connectivity Solutions Business, STL, said, “We are excited to partner with Vocus for the expansion of their fibre network that will connect millions across Australia. Our end-to-end capabilities for global digital networks form a strategic fit with Vocus’s long-term goals and we look forward to delivering innovative solutions that can help drive these outcomes.”