SABRENet Ltd (SABRENet), is a fibre only telecommunications network constructed to link South Australia’s major, education, research and innovation sites, including university campuses, innovation precincts, teaching hospitals, TAFE campuses and schools.
SABRENet is a not-for-profit public company and its members are Flinders University, the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia, and the Government of South Australia. The Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) is a contractual partner in SABRENet Ltd as well.
SABRENet’s purpose is to raise South Australia’s education, research and innovation performance through its fibre network, enabling specialist broadband and related services on behalf of its members and customers.
The SABRENet network extends over 400km of fibre optic cable and connects more than 230 locations in the greater Adelaide metropolitan area, typically at data speeds from 1 gigabit to 100 gigabits per second (Gbps).
Removing constraints on available bandwidth for education, research and innovation to create a critical mass of interconnected sites, users and applications, is the advantage that SABRENet has helped created in South Australia.
SABRENet is a truly unique South Australian success story.