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Primus inks capacity deal on Basslink

Primus inks capacity deal on Basslink

Intends to expand number of Tasmanian DSLAMs.
Aug 6 2009 3:53PM
ISPs trump Telstra on copper prices

ISPs trump Telstra on copper prices

Telco faces multimillion-dollar legal bill.
Jul 20 2009 12:28PM
Optus to fund filtering pilot off its own bat

Optus to fund filtering pilot off its own bat

A mandatory grant reporting document released by the Department for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) reveals it has spent close to $300,000 this year on its controversial ISP-level filtering pilot.
May 11 2009 3:25PM
Optus joins ISP net filter trials

Optus joins ISP net filter trials

Optus has won a place in the second round of the Federal Government’s controversial internet filtering trials, whilst Telstra will now also conduct non consumer-facing technical tests of filtering technology.
Apr 22 2009 3:46PM
Primus admits to blackout at Melbourne data centre

Primus admits to blackout at Melbourne data centre

Primus Telecom has admitted to a power outage in part of its Melbourne data centre Saturday, citing the “bad luck” of being between phases of a multi-million dollar upgrade to its power systems as a contributor to the issue.
Apr 20 2009 4:46PM
No outage in data centre, says Primus

No outage in data centre, says Primus

Primus Telecom has this morning angrily denied suggestions that its Melbourne data centre went down for up to eight hours on Saturday afternoon.
Apr 20 2009 11:49AM
Optus remains Conroy's last big filtering hope

Optus remains Conroy's last big filtering hope

Optus has confirmed it is still in negotiations with the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy with a view to taking part in the trial of mandatory ISP-level internet filtering.
Mar 27 2009 5:53AM
Cashed-up Primus on ISP purchase path

Cashed-up Primus on ISP purchase path

Primus Telecommunications is hitting the ISP acquisition trial with renewed vigour, believing the impending restructure of its US holding company will free up to 25 per cent of local profits.
Mar 18 2009 12:08AM
Primus reveals cause of data centre blackout

Primus reveals cause of data centre blackout

Primus has revealed for the first time that an ambient temperature above 35°C, power cuts and a single diesel generator all contributed to the Primus data centre outage in Melbourne in February.
Mar 17 2009 2:20PM
Senate committee told Telstra Wholesale crash cut off Primus

Senate committee told Telstra Wholesale crash cut off Primus

ISP Primus was unable to provision new broadband customers for nearly two days late last month, after the Telstra Wholesale provisioning system it relies on to connect customers crashed without explanation.
Mar 4 2009 12:15PM
Primus customers explore options after data centre blackout

Primus customers explore options after data centre blackout

At least two Melbourne data centre operators claim customers affected by the Primus blackout last week are re-evaluating their options as they seek assurances over redundancy and disaster recovery capabilities.
Feb 13 2009 3:34PM
Hotkey franchisees await update as email outage rolls on

Hotkey franchisees await update as email outage rolls on

Franchisees of the Primus-owned ISP Hotkey will receive a teleconference update on continuing email outages this afternoon as some customers enter their tenth day without email access.
Feb 12 2009 2:17PM
iiNet and Optus shunned in first round of net filter trials

iiNet and Optus shunned in first round of net filter trials

Vocal opponents of the Federal Government’s controversial Internet filters have been excluded from the first phase of the much-anticipated pilot.
Feb 12 2009 10:15AM
iiNet and Optus shunned in first round of net filter trials

iiNet and Optus shunned in first round of net filter trials

Vocal opponents of the Federal Government’s controversial Internet filters have been excluded from the first phase of the much-anticipated pilot.
Feb 11 2009 5:41PM
Hotkey in turmoil as Primus data centre blackout bites

Hotkey in turmoil as Primus data centre blackout bites

Fallout from the Primus data centre blackout is rising, with customers of the Primus-owned ISP Hotkey now without email for a week and other affected ISPs still waiting for an official copy of the post-incident report.
Feb 6 2009 12:00PM
Basslink escapes Primus data centre blackout

Basslink escapes Primus data centre blackout

Basslink Telecom is among a growing list of firms awaiting the cause of the Primus data centre blackout in Melbourne but said its own redundancy arrangements would shield it from the effects of future failures at the facility.
Feb 4 2009 2:41PM
ISPs sweat on Primus data centre power failure report

ISPs sweat on Primus data centre power failure report

ISPs await confirmation of the cause of a blackout at Melbourne’s Primus data centre yesterday amid speculation over the effectiveness of its redundant systems.
Feb 2 2009 2:46PM
Primus Australian call centre creates 1000 jobs

Primus Australian call centre creates 1000 jobs

Primus Telecom has created 1000 local jobs with the launch of a full service call centre in the Melbourne CBD.
May 1 2008 1:22PM
Primus completes data centre upgrade

Primus completes data centre upgrade

Telecommunications provider, Primus Telecom, has announced the completion of its Melbourne data centre upgrade.
Apr 8 2008 8:01AM
SmartyHost admits to migration issues

SmartyHost admits to migration issues

SmartyHost has admitted to teething problems in the migration of its datacentre facilities from Primus to Optus.
May 15 2006 1:54PM

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