The ultra-fast SABRENet fibre network will be completely connected to 14 Adelaide business precincts by the middle of the year, according to the South Australian government.
The state government announced last year that it would invest another $5 million in expanding the reach of the network, which has currently been made available to eight sites. The others will to be connected by April, The Australian Financial Review reports SA manufacturing minister Kyam Maher as saying.
SABRENet celebrated its 10th anniversary on September 2015. It was originally established got help researchers to exchange large files with each other. Its download speeds are claimed to be ten times that of the NBN.
The 14 sites include Tonsley Tehnology Park – home of the former Mitsubishi factory – and Techport, which will host the construction of 12 submarines under the Future Submarines program.