What is GigCity Adelaide?
GigCity Adelaide is connecting entrepreneurs, startups and big businesses to affordable high-speed internet.
Businesses located at key innovation precincts can connect to extremely fast broadband speeds of 1 gigabit per second at an affordable cost to help businesses develop leading-edge ideas, create new opportunities and access new markets.
Working with the South Australian Research and Education Broadband Network (SABRENet) and EscapeNet, GigCity Adelaide will provide ultra-fast internet that is 100 times faster than the national average.
Affordable gigabit internet plans
A key barrier to start-ups and entrepreneurs is access to affordable gigabit-speed internet. GigCity Adelaide is changing all that.
With low cost plans, businesses can access fast internet with no setup charges and a minimum contract term of one month.
Learn more about GigCity Adelaide pricing plans.
To connect to the network, businesses must be based at a GigCity Adelaide innovation precinct location.
Businesses not located at GigCity Adelaide sites can contact precinct managers to discuss relocation and business requirements.
Residential users are ineligible to receive the service.
Who is delivering the GigCity Adelaide network?
The South Australian Government invested $7.6 million to make Adelaide a GigCity and help businesses connect to affordable high-speed internet.
The service will be delivered via the South Australian Broadband Research and Education Network (SABRENet) fibre optic network, with the gigabit-speed internet services to be provided by EscapeNet.
The GigCity network will help Adelaide stay at the forefront of innovation by attracting new businesses and entrepreneurs with ‘bandwidth heavy’ ideas, facilitating the development of new applications across biotech, advanced manufacturing and film-post production.
SABRENet is delivering the fibre
The South Australian Research and Education Broadband Network (SABRENet) is the fibre optic network that extends over 250km and connects more than 190 education, research and innovation locations across South Australia, including university campuses, research precincts, teaching hospitals, TAFEs and schools.
SABRENet is a not-for-profit company jointly owned by the University of Adelaide, Flinders University, University of South Australia and the South Australian Government.
For more information visit SABRENet
EscapeNet is the internet service provider
EscapeNet will deliver affordable gigabit speed internet services to key innovation precincts via the SABRENet fibre optic network.
EscapeNet has provided internet access, telephone and web hosting services to businesses and residential clients across Australia for the past 21 years.
The Keswick-based company has worked closely with leading construction and retirement groups and manages the largest telephone bookmakers’ network across Australia.
EscapeNet will provide GigCity Adelaide customers with local support, a portal to manage plans and connections, and add-on services and seamless integration to key cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure to assist startup ventures.
For more information visit EscapeNet