OptiComm is one of Australia’s largest open access, Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) wholesale network infrastructure operators, servicing the new residential housing, apartment and commercial building markets. The OptiComm brand was established in 2005 and OptiComm has been a licensed carrier and wholesale network infrastructure operator since 2007.
OptiComm designs, builds, operates and maintains fixed line access, fibre based, telecommunications networks. In particular, OptiComm’s network infrastructure comprises the final section (or ‘last mile’) of the telecommunication networks and connects homes, apartments and commercial premises within OptiComm connected estates to a central exchange point from which high-speed broadband internet, telephone, data, entertainment and other telecommunication services are delivered to end user consumers via third party providers of retail internet and other telecommunication services (Retail Service Providers).
OptiComm is the default fixed line network infrastructure provider within OptiComm connected estates.
OptiComm operates in the Australian Telecommunications industry and specialises in designing, installing, operating and maintaining fibre-based fixed line access telecommunication networks.
OptiComm was formed as a division of Optimal Cable Services.
OptiComm won major fibre to the premises tenders in both South Australia and New South Wales
OptiComm obtained a telecommunications license
OptiComm separated from Optimal Cable Services in a joint venture with Hills Holdings
The first estate delivered by OptiComm with Fernbroke in Queensland
OptiComm was awarded a contract to operate and build the stage one release of the National Broadband Network in Tasmania
OptiComm successfully connected the first ever customers to the national fibre network
Private investors bought out Hills Holdings’ interest in OptiComm and provided the support for OptiComm’s future growth plans
OptiComm launched the first residential 250Mbps Internet service in Australia with the M2 group
OptiComm passes 50,000 homes
OptiComm passes 70,000 homes
80,000 homes passed; 50,000 active services; over $50m turnover
100,000 dwellings past; 60,000 active connections
OptiComm was acquired by Uniti Group through a scheme of implementation on 20 November.