Voice and data provider, Telarus, has signed a Master Services reseller agreement with Pacific Wireless to deliver voice and data services to the business market in Melbourne.
The agreement expands Telarus's wireless coverage throughout the Melbourne metropolitan CBD to industrial and business fringes.
Managing director, Jules Rumsey, said the service terminated on the Telarus core network, enabling customers to connect to a Telarus VPN or to the Internet. This made the service suitable for customers looking for high-speed symmetrical Internet connections (up to 10Mbps) in areas where traditional DSL and fibre services were too expensive or difficult to install.
"This deal with Pacific fills in a gap for us where traditional wired solutions would just not cut it," Rumsey said. "It's very important because you can lose a whole deal simply on the fact that you can't provide connectivity at one location."
Although Telarus has a similar agreement with BigAir to provide wireless access in Sydney, the Pacific Wireless deal marks the first time it has been able to deliver such a service in Melbourne. Plans to expand wireless coverage to other states would be dictated by customer demand, Rumsey said.