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  • AAPT joins forces with Oracle to offer Solaris-as-a-Service cloud computing to business customers | AAPT
    Solaris as a Service cloud computing to business customers 2 August 2011 AAPT has today announced it is working with Oracle to deliver Solaris as a Service cloud computing to its business customers AAPT s Solaris as a Service is a genuine cloud computing offering that recognises some companies can do away with the need to purchase and maintain their own IT infrastructure said Peter Fuller Vice President Systems Oracle Australia and New Zealand Through AAPT s supply of this service companies are able to run mission critical applications on arguably the world s number one enterprise OS Oracle Solaris using Oracle s industry leading Sun servers AAPT s CEO David Yuile said his organisation has a strong relationship with Oracle as it has used Oracle s software applications for years and then in April 2011 AAPT completed the migration of its IT services in house onto Oracle s Sun systems forming the foundation for the Solaris as a Service offering AAPT purchased these Oracle solutions in May 2010 AAPT has now established a highly skilled internal infrastructure team and an agile virtual service delivery platform allowing us to market external IT services to our customers David Yuile said We are thrilled to be working with Oracle to offer Solaris as a Service and to expand our business product suite AAPT s Solaris as a Service offering will deliver high speed infrastructure and high performance and mission critical computing for companies to safely put their business applications in the cloud said Steve Au Yeung Executive Vice President Oracle Asia Pacific Oracle is excited to have established this collaboration with AAPT an organisation with the expertise to deliver and support cloud computing locally for the Australian market AAPT is Australia s largest business only telecommunications services provider and independent aggregator committed

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  • AAPT confirms aggregator role with National Broadband Network | AAPT
    Broadband Network 1 July 2011 AAPT has today announced it is a network certified NBN aggregator and one of 12 Retail Service Providers who will deliver services over the new National Broadband Network The certification was granted by the NBN after AAPT passed extensive laboratory testing demonstrating the capability and reliability of its network AAPT CEO David Yuile who has been in negotiations with the NBN for some months said the deal would offer AAPT another high speed high performance network which will enable it to provide its customers with more options for voice data and internet solutions tailored to their individual needs We are Australia s largest business only telecommunications provider and we pride ourselves on being independent flexible and competitive Yuile said The key point of difference is our ability to work with our clients and provide regular touch points with Senior Managers We will provide our customers businesses with seamless solutions across multiple access networks including the NBN he said AAPT is well positioned to support its customers with more than 350 DSL exchanges 180 Mid Band enabled exchanges and fibre to approximately 1300 building throughout metropolitan areas as the NBN is progressively rolled out Its extensive network encompassing more than 11 000kms of owned and managed fibre paths will also be utilised to manage backhaul services across the NBN s 121 Points of Interconnect POI Yuile said AAPT would also leverage its position within the NBN to grow its existing product portfolio with further expansion into services such as converged communications and cloud solutions AAPT will roll out its trials across the NBN first release sites including A part of the suburb of Brunswick in Melbourne An area of Townsville covering parts of the suburbs of Aitkenvale and Mundingburra The coastal communities of Minnamurra and Kiama

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  • The new AAPT: NBN role clarity & a more technical view | AAPT
    us being much clearer with regards to our role around NBN much more constructive he told CommsDay We have been working with NBN Co very very positively behind the scenes we re already accredited and certified on the network we re in over 68 of the POIs and we ll be in 100 so we ve actually got a good story and we ve just got to get it out there We ll be really strongly positioning the company as an independent aggregator whether it be of NBN access AAPT access Telstra access we will do that for customers because it s a patchwork quilt and we will be easiest to use and easiest to choose I think that s a really sustainable position one that we can grow from On the face of it that s a similar market strategy to the one Nextgen has just adopted with its NBN Connect offering but Yuile is confident that AAPT s existing last mile assets will give it the edge We ve actually got an access network already he said The reality is you need a blended set of economics we provide access across our own network Telstra s and Optus already so we would see the NBN as an extension The rollout program will take its time but the reality is that people still need national solutions Yuile was also confident that AAPT s independent wholesale proposition would be strengthened by having shed its consumer retail business and by its existing stable of hundreds of wholesale partners He is currently in the process of contacting many of those partners to ensure that momentum is maintained through the leadership change in many cases building on relationships already established during his stint as COO REGULATORY DIRECTION Yuile said that he shared some

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  • David Yuile appointed CEO of AAPT | AAPT
    menu AAPT in the news Media contacts Investor relations Careers AAPT in the community Our News David Yuile appointed CEO of AAPT 16 June 2011 Telecom New Zealand CEO Paul Reynolds announced today that David Yuile has been appointed CEO of Telecom s Australian business AAPT I am very pleased to be able to appoint David Yuile to this role David brings with him considerable experience and knowledge of both the Australian telecommunications industry and the AAPT business and understands the challenges of sustaining business growth in a complex and changing environment said Dr Reynolds Mr Yuile joined Powertel in February 2005 and moved to AAPT in 2007 as GM Networks He has been GM Network and Technology at AAPT since June 2008 leading a team of over 600 employees Mr Yuile takes up the role from 1 July and will report to Dr Reynolds Current CEO AAPT Paul Broad will finish his fixed term contract with AAPT on 1 July 2011 I would like to thank Paul for his outstanding contribution during a period of unprecedented change in the telecommunications industry in Australia Dr Reynolds said During his time at AAPT Paul has successfully transformed the business from a

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  • Queensland floods: AAPT information update | AAPT
    update Side menu AAPT in the news Media contacts Investor relations Careers AAPT in the community Our News Queensland floods AAPT information update 17 January 2011 Now the clean up operation is underway in Queensland and many businesses are focussing on returning to work AAPT has put in place the following services to support our customers and return their business to normal operations AAPT has been working with Energex and its site building managers to ensure the rapid restoration of access cleaning and power in affected sites Network and client equipment have been deployed into the Brisbane area and additional field contractors have been deployed and are operational AAPT is working with those customers still impacted to reinstate services and has implemented a streamlined restoration process Affected customers are urged to raise a fault as per the normal fault process by contacting their dedicated Service Centre directly It is important to note that the majority of AAPT s Queensland business customers have been either unaffected by the floods or have now had their services restored The main AAPT fibre network is operating and the Brisbane Data Centre continues to function AAPT is determined to work with its customers to fulfil

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  • Paul Broad joins Business Spectator to discuss the National Broadband Network following the federal election | AAPT
    AAPT in the community Our News Paul Broad joins Business Spectator to discuss the National Broadband Network following the federal election 10 October 2010 History shows that building fibre to the home leads to cost blow outs With the re election of the Federal Labor Government and planned changes to the NBN s rollout schedule the Government should also review the networks currently in place and take advantage of existing

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  • Telecom confirms sale of AAPT Consumer Division | AAPT
    pleased to confirm the sale of AAPT s consumer division to iiNet Limited iiNet for A 60 million The transaction has been completed following the receipt of iiNet shareholder approval When combined with the sale of Telecom s shareholdings in Macquarie Telecom and iiNet in July Telecom generated approximately A 140 million of cash from these transactions The sales rationalise Telecom s non core assets in Australia and allow management

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  • AAPT delivers strong end-of-year performance | AAPT
    is the result of a relentless focus on cost and investment in core technologies according to CEO Paul Broad The end of quarter result adjusted EBITDA of 28m was a 3 7 increase on the same quarter last year AAPT has consolidated and expanded its business operations in the past 12 months capitalising on our investment in the core IP network and MPLS edge allowing us to introduce a suite of mid band Ethernet products to the market he says Earlier this month iinet secured an agreement to buy AAPT s consumer division for 140m with the deal expected to be completed in September AAPT s business division has successfully secured circa 50m of new corporate business and re signs in the past two quarters alone including Rio Tinto Specialty Fashion Group Austar AMEX and Southern Regional Councils The next 12 months will see AAPT delivering further investment into the development of Ethernet delivered data services and next generation IP voice solutions Mr Broad continues Before the end of the calendar year we ll also have completed the IT transformation of our wholesale and business operations to one billing platform AAPT was the first telecommunications provider in Australia to successfully

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