AARNet is Australia’s National Research and Education Network which established internet in Australia. It was formed in 1989. It provides Internet services to meet the needs of Australian universities, research and education institutions. The NREN connects millions of students, faculty, staff, and researchers across the country. On a technical
On a technical level, the network is engineered with low latency, low contention and with sufficient head-room capacity to support bursts of intense use. These are some of the key features that set apart from other networks.
The AARNet national network spans the continent, from Perth to Hobart, Cairns and Darwin, with geographically diverse Network Access Point sites in all Australian capital cities. The network also delivers substantial capacity to rural, regional and remote locations.