OptiComm partners with Lendlease to deploy 3 BBC channels

By geoffm posted September 15, 2020

OptiComm has partnered with Lendlease to deploy three BBC Studios television channels and a community TV channel at selected Retirement Living Sites, to support residents who may be isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The BBC channels are available to residents in Lendlease Retirement Living villages where OptiComm currently provides high speed fibre-to-the-premises for broadband, phone, television and other services.

Kate O’Connor, Head of Commercial and Business Development, BBC Studios Australia and New Zealand, said:  “We’re delighted to be able to make three of our popular channels available to these communities at this time.”

Premium drama channel BBC First, which premieres big British dramas including Call The Midwife and  Death in Paradise;  BBC UKTV which boasts the best of British comedy and entertainment; and BBC Earth, which showcases world-class documentaries about the world around us, can be viewed by residents throughout the villages.

In addition to the BBC Studios services, OptiComm has deployed a community TV channel that enables community information to be broadcast within the village as Free-to-View digital television. The channel can be used to broadcast community information about events, community news, special offers and announcements.

The BBC channels and community TV services have been deployed at Isabella Gardens and The Grove at Ngunnawal in the ACT as well as The Links at Waterford in Victoria and Nelson’s Grove in NSW.

To read more about the services enabled by OptiComm fibre-to-the-premises visit:

https://www.opticomm.net.au/developers

To read more about Lendlease Retirement Living, visit:

https://www.retirementbylendlease.com.au

From the News

Life moves pretty fast when you’re working with high speed optic fibre.
Catch up with the latest from OptiComm below.

OptiComm network applications at GemLife Bribie Island

September 21, 2020

Luxury Lifestyle resort developer GemLife has engaged OptiComm to connect its Bribie Island site, with a unique focus on state-of-the-art facilities for sports and recreation, individual skills development and community events, as well as systems for entertainment, wellbeing, safety and security. With this in mind, the team realised that these innovations would require a single … Continue reading OptiComm network applications at GemLife Bribie Island

OptiComm brings FTTP to Warralily

August 27, 2020

Warralily, developed by Newland Developers, is a picturesque community set in the stunning natural surrounds of Armstrong Creek in Victoria. Boasting sweeping views, connectivity to Geelong, and now, high-speed FTTP connections on OptiComm fibres, Warralily has many strings to its bow. Warralily residents can look forward to internet speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per … Continue reading OptiComm brings FTTP to Warralily

OptiComm connects East Brunswick Village

August 11, 2020

            East Brunswick Village is located in the heart of Melbourne’s highly sought-after inner-north, with the architecturally-designed development boasting 603 residences spanning 7 towers – and now also boasting OptiComm’s state-of-the-art technological capabilities. Alongside the residential component, East Brunswick Village offers several amenities designed to improve the quality of life … Continue reading OptiComm connects East Brunswick Village

OptiComm Communities