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242 extra ADSL2+ exchanges coming soon

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 by

As you may be aware, the acquisition of Internode by iiNet Limited was announced in December 2011. The transfer of ownership was finalised today, and both Internode and iiNet staff are hard at work integrating our various systems, software, and infrastructure.

As previously mentioned by Simon Hackett, one of the first and most obvious benefits will be the merging of the iiNet and Internode ADSL2+ DSLAM networks. (more…)

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Open Letter From Simon Hackett

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 by


An open letter to customers and friends of Internode & Agile

Business As Usual – Only Better

As the founder and managing director of Internode Pty and Agile Pty Ltd, I am writing with some important news about our company group.

Under a just-concluded agreement, ASX-listed iiNet will purchase all of the shares in Internode Pty Ltd and its sister company Agile Pty Ltd, effectively making the Internode Group a subsidiary of iiNet. The transaction will be completed by the end of February 2012.

This is obviously a huge development in the life and times of Internode and Agile!

After a decade that has seen the Australian broadband market grow from birth in 2000 to maturity in 2010, we are at the top of our game, and at the top of a mountain, right now.

So this is exactly the right time to find a new mountain to climb, as part of a new alliance. (more…)

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Internode in The Australian

Monday, February 22nd, 2010 by

Internode MD Simon Hackett is featured in the current issue of The Deal Magazine, published in The Australian.

The article explores the different paths Internode and iiNet, and their respective founders Simon Hackett and iiNet MD Michael Malone, have taken to build successful ISP businesses and their role in developing the Australian broadband industry.

Simon Hackett and Internode featured in The Deal Magazine

It’s an interesting read for anyone who’s interested in the history of Internode and some of the current challenges in the industry. Read more in The Deal Magazine.

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