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Reliable high-quality video communications

Zoom feature

Easy-to-use, high-definition virtual meetings from your desktop, mobile device or conference room.

Zoom provides seamless and reliable video and web meetings for up to 300 participants for education, who can join, share and record content using Windows, macOS, Linux, Chrome OS, iOS or Android devices via innovative Zoom Rooms and traditional video conference rooms.

Teach, learn and work anywhere

Zoom integrates with calendars and learning management systems using a simple URL “click to call” function. This makes it easy for educators to create virtual classrooms that are accessible across a range of devices.

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Zoom is the go-to collaboration platform for educators and researchers across the globe

Academics, teachers, administrators, parents, and researchers across the world meet daily in Zoom. Meetings can be secured to suit every need from high-profile conferences down to one-to-one private meetings.

Key features

AARNet connected

Leverages the ultra-high-bandwidth and low-latency AARNet network whilst still being accessible from homes and workplaces globally.

Low data requirement

Works well at low bandwidth.

Cloud recording

Record meetings locally on your computer or to cloud storage located in Australia.

Zoom Rooms software

Put high-quality video, audio and web conferencing in any sized room (includes scheduling display and digital signage at no additional cost).

Security conscious

Meeting passcode protection, waiting rooms, lock meetings, and host/co-host controls

Educational pricing

Annual low-cost licensing.

We started our journey with Zoom at the end of 2017 and it’s been one of the best things that we’ve done. In terms of the platform, it’s used extensively in all aspects of the University for administrative meetings, research collaboration and in teaching and learning.”

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Mark Jefferys

Solution Architect, University of Newcastle

Why Zoom via AARNet?

AARNet partners with service providers that are willing to customise their offerings to better meet the needs of the research and education community. AARNet has been a reliable and robust Australian-based partner of Zoom since 2013.

Easy-to-use, high quality virtual meetings

HD video and audio

High-quality video conferencing and desktop sharing that just works.

Compatible with multiple devices

Free Zoom clients available on Windows, macOS, Linux, Chrome OS, iOS, and Android.

Easy to use

Simple interface and “click to join” meetings.

Community of experts

Not just a licence, but a community of educators and AV experts collaborating together on behalf of the Australian higher education, school and research sectors.

Host large audiences


Enhanced functionality

Integrated scheduling

Works with most calendar systems and existing workflows.

Compatible dial-in

Voice-only phone and SIP/H323 video conferencing.

Seamless access

Using single-sign-on (SAML2.0) for your institution.

Feature rich

Live transcriptions, closed captions, breakout rooms, virtual backgrounds, reactions, language interpretation, and immersive views.

High-quality training tools

Co-annotation, white-boarding tools, feedback, and polling.

Developer platform

Including integration with learning management systems and hundreds of other apps in the Zoom Marketplace.

Get connected

If you would like more information about how AARNet’s Zoom service can help your institution, please contact our Customer Relations team.

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