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15 May: ISDN2 that didn’t work – then it did

Our customers encompass many industries. This particular bank site had been struck by lightning at the end of March – killing both VDSL WIC and     BRI WIC in their Cisco 2911 router that does both voice and data. They still had data access over the 4G backup but no phones as that comes in over the ISDN2. Our first trip to site was to swap out the VDSL WIC and get that back…

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16 Apr: September is approaching fast for ISDN shutdown

As previously indicated, from 30 September 2019, telecommunications providers will commence removing the ISDN that has been part the backbone of Australia’s traditional voice services network. Despite this being a major event – as major as the introduction of ISDN over 30 years ago – not may people are taking about it and the potential impact it will have on many businesses. The ISDN, or Integrated Services Digital Network, runs over the copper infrastructure that…

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19 Feb: Telstra begins disconnection of ISDN services later this year

Following on from our article posted in July last year, are you one of the 30,000 businesses in Queensland alone that will need to be migrated off of ISDN? Telstra will commence the disconnection of ISDN services delivered by copper from the end of September this year, as the NBN rollout continues to bring business-grade networking solutions online. This will mostly affect ISDN2’s but some ISDN10/20/30 are delivered over copper if the site is only…

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05 Jul: How will the shutdown of ISDN in Australia affect your business?

With the full cease sale of Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) products now in effect as of the 30th of June 2018, ISDN will be gone from the Australian public network by 2022. Technology, as we know, marches on and the reasons for the suppression of ISDN are twofold. Firstly, it is due to the changes wrought by the National Broadband Network (NBN) and because the supporting technologies and platforms for ISDN are nearing the…