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    • Project Overview Project: IP1 Company: Marconi Australia Pty Ltd Customer: IP1 (Australia) Pty Ltd Project Manager: John Chambers
    • Project Goals
      • Ultimate goal of project
        • Provide a viable terrestrial network alternative to the two existing networks, for the provision of high speed data communications services between Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, through to Brisbane
      • Timing
        • Commercially in service by December 2002
    • Project Description
      • A 3,875km $160 million broadband fibre optic cable transmission network linking Melbourne and Perth
      • The network was funded by a $160 million finance package, with equity from
        • ABN AMRO
        • $90 million in debt from ANZ Banking Group Ltd
        • Centre Solutions - a subsidiary of the Zurich Group, and
        • a minor component made up by vendors
    • Project Description
      • Marconi
          • Transmission product & services
            • Product >$36m
            • Design, installation & commissioning of 9 sites Melbourne to Adelaide and 32 sites Adelaide to Perth >$6m
      • Network Design & Construction (NDC)
          • Site Acquisition & Environmental Design (SAED)
          • Fibre roll out
          • Site build & deployment
    • Technology
      • Technology used
        • Melbourne - Adelaide
          • Marconi SmartPhotoniX  PLx40 /80 DWDM (Dense Wave Division Multiplexing) equipment
        • Adelaide - Perth
          • Marconi soliton-based UPLx160 DWDM equipment
          • Capable of 160 wavelengths at 10 Gigabit/sec
        • Network Management
          • Service On Optical
      • Benefits
        • UPLx160
          • Removed the need for repeaters to convert and retransmit electronic signals over distance
          • Enables quick and easy capacity upgrades
    • Major Milestones 14 months May 2001 Perth – Adelaide 9 months Sep 2000 Melbourne – Adelaide Construct Time Start Date Route
    • Schedule IP1 Network Design & Construct Melbourne - Adelaide PLx40/80 Procurement PLx40/80 String Testing Fibre Construct PLx40/80 I&C Sep 2000 Adelaide - Perth May 2001 Dec2002 Jul 2001 Aug2002 UPLx160 Procurement UPLx160 String Testing UPLx160 I&C Mar 2001 Fibre Construct Performance Testing
    • Team/Resources
      • People
        • Project Manager
        • Network Design Authority
        • String Testing
          • 4 Network engineers
        • Installation & Commissioning
          • Installation 4 teams of 2 people
          • Commissioning 2 teams of 2 people
      • Manufacturing
        • Product manufactured in Coventry UK
      • Primary locations
        • Melbourne
        • Adelaide
        • Perth
      • Support services
        • String test facility
        • Remote network access
        • Remote site communications
    • Risks & Issues
      • Leading edge technology
        • Not previously deployed over the distance
      • New fibre cable installation & Greenfield sites
        • Equipment installation & commissioning dependent on fibre and site readiness
      • Remote locations
        • More than 30% of sites in remote locations
        • Equipment deployment
        • Dead on Arrival replacement
      • Project Structure
        • Vendor stakeholder acting as Superintendent’s Representative
      • Access to competitor infrastructure
        • Delays to achieving final completion
        • Infrastructure technical issues