Chris Hancock - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • AARNET upgrades submarine link to 40Gbps

    Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) and Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) have completed a 40Gbps upgrade to a fibre link connecting Sydney and North America.

  • AARNet to Kinect the elderly over the NBN

    The Australian Academic Research Network (AARNet) has jumped onboard a collaborative broadband project to develop enabling technology for the elderly to exercise at home over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

  • AARNet updates progress on the network behind the SKA bid

    The Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet) has provided an update on its role in the bid for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, with CEO Chris Hancock saying the organisation has completed a number of successful trials in hopes of securing Australia and New Zealand’s bid.

  • AARNet launches five-year plan

    The Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet) has announced a wide range of initiatives around network upgrades, collaboration, and mobility as part of a new five-year plan.

  • AARNet pushes videoconferencing standards

    Fibre networks may well bring enhanced productivity and collaboration, but interoperability of vendors and standards is required to push uptake of videoconferencing, Australian Academic Research Network (AARNet) chief executive, Chris Hancock, has warned.