Agile Communications is a
licensed national telecommunications
carrier based in South Australia and was the first South Australian based company to
gain this license.
The company is a sister company to ISP Internode
. The company was founded by Managing
Director Simon Hackett and is based in
2001, Agile built the Coorong Network, a microwave network interlinking Adelaide, Murray
Bridge, Tailem Bend, Binnies
Hill, Tintinara and
Meningie using Cisco based hardware.
This network uses
Cisco AS5400 Universal Port Hardware capable of VoIP
2003, Agile installed its own equipment in the Telstra exchange
at Meningie, South Australia to provide ADSL to a town where
Telstra was yet to provide broadband
This made it the first exchange in Australia where
ADSL was available, but not through Telstra.
In late 2003, Agile began a rollout of a national network, an
network running on STM-1 Packet over Sonet
connect all Agile POPs across Australia.
national network currently extends to Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Canberra and Hobart.
Agile extended their national network to the US with
points of presence in Los Angeles and San Jose.
In late 2006, Agile won a contract worth AU$
3.5 million to deploy broadband
infrastructure through much of the Mid
region of South Australia.