Optus satellite facility tour: photos

Optus satellite facility tour: photos

Summary: ZDNet Australia goes behind the scenes at Optus' satellite facility in Belrose just north of Sydney to see how the telco manages its five satellites currently in orbit.

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  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    The datacentre controls all the data coming in and going out to the satellites.

  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    Optus satellite customers include Foxtel, ABC, as well as the government's Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service that delivers digital television to regional and remote areas of Australia.

  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    Each customer has its own rack for controlling their data.

Topics: Telcos, Emerging Tech, Optus

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Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

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