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AARNet Internet

Fast reliable internet access for research and education

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AARNet Internet delivers the high performance that drives innovation in teaching, learning and research

You can count on AARNet's fast, reliable and flexible internet service for connecting your campus to business critical cloud applications and online resources. Our service also provides a consistently high-quality experience for staff, students, academics and researchers.

What is AARNet Internet?

High-speed access to the internet via dedicated optical fibre directly to your institution or organisation. AARNet Internet connections are scalable, and typically 1, 10 or 100 gigabits per second. We help you choose the right bandwidth for your needs.

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Why AARNet?

Trusted sector technology partner

AARNet is owned by the Australian universities and CSIRO and since 1989 has been committed to advancing excellence in Australian research and education by delivering services that meet the unique needs of the sector.

Made for research and education

Connecting to AARNet gives you access to the high capacity and high performance afforded by Australia’s only dedicated national and international broadband network for research and education.

Value for money

On a cost / performance basis, AARNet is the best value for money for research and education. We focus on creating long-term, sustainable, sector-owned Infrastructure and provide our customers with high-bandwidth and quality services at low cost.

Wide range of services

We offer a range of connectivity, cyber security, data and collaboration solutions to support teaching, learning and research, including eduroam wifi, private networks, video and voice communications, CloudStor, and more.

Talk to a connectivity expert

Our team is here to help you find solutions that are right for your institution.

More information

AARNet internet connectivity has future-proofed our school. Whatever new technologies are developed and whatever is available to allow us to connect with others from around Australia or internationally, we have the infrastructure to make that technology available to our teachers and students."

Calrossy Anglican School
Amber Chase

Director ICT, Calrossy Anglican School

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