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What Are The Benefits?

Ten Gigabit Adelaide will deliver a range of benefits for the city, businesses and the broader community.

For the City

  • Between $16m and $76.4m economic benefit per annum for the local community*
  • Up to 2,500 new jobs to be created over the first 6 years, including 40 FTE jobs per year of construction*
  • Helps to retain and attract new businesses, entrepreneurs, government and institutions
  • Results in more people working, living, visiting and spending time and money in the City   
  • Fundamental infrastructure needed to deliver a variety of smart city projects and services such as intelligent traffic flow, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, smart lighting, wayfinding and CCTV security
  • Reduces pressure on public internet networks and improved Adelaide Free WiFi
  • Reduces current and future costs of City’s own communication requirements

* Source: South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (University of Adelaide)

For business

  • Symmetrical 10Gbps data speeds, providing improved productivity and operational efficiencies 
  • Exclusive access to a community of other City-based businesses and organisations, creating endless opportunities for collaboration, innovation and sharing of resources and data
  • Access to the latest business data applications, services and tools
  • Greater ability to attract and retain talent
  • A distinct competitive edge over businesses that are not connected to the network 
  • Reduces costs for communication requirements, data infrastructure and connectivity
  • Increases global competitiveness by quickly and securely exporting services to the world
  • Makes connected buildings more attractive to tenants

For residents, workers, students and visitors

  • Enables new and existing smart city projects and services that will make it easier, safer and more enjoyable to navigate and spend time in the City
  • Improves residential internet services once business traffic is shifted to the Ten Gigabit Network
  • More businesses will mean greater job opportunities, including more career prospects for graduates and leading to the retention of Adelaide’s youth
  • New opportunities to learn and share information across schools, universities, medical precincts and research facilities
  • New and exciting range of events and festivals such as real time live music performances and digital art for all to enjoy
  • Creates digital based community networks between residents, workers, students, businesses and visitors.

To find out more about the services available and how your business can access Ten Gigabit Adelaide, click here.

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