Stephen Cornish holding Cambium Network’s Q2 2021 Quarterly Connectivity Hero award.

We’re proud to announce that Pentanet Founder and Managing Director Stephen Cornish has followed up his recognition as Cambium Network’s Q2 2021 Quarterly Connectivity Hero by winning their global 2021 Connectivity Hero of the Year award!

The Cambium Networks Connectivity Hero awards recognise individuals from across the world who have changed lives and improved communities through their efforts to extend wireless connectivity and connect the unconnected.

Stephen received the award for his efforts in developing neXus, Pentanet’s multi-gigabit wireless network for Perth. Through an intensive re-engineering process, Stephen and the team have adopted and optimised Meta Connectivity’s Terragraph mmWave technology and Cambium Networks’ 60 GHz cnWave fixed wireless hardware to create a resilient network architecture perfectly suited for Perth’s widespread population.

Being recognised as the Connectivity Hero of the Year for our work on neXus is a tremendous honour and a testament to the team's fierce dedication to bring people together, inspire impactful innovation, and lead the digital edge for Australia and beyond. I can’t wait to see what the people of Perth will accomplish and create once they harness the full power of gigabit connectivity

Stephen Cornish, Pentanet Founder and Managing Director

Real-world deployment of neXus in the field has proven capable of delivering last-mile speeds of 1-2 Gbps over multiple mesh points, with the farthest-reaching distribution point more than 3 km from the nearest backhaul tower site. What does that mean for subscribers? Well, it means that neXus is going to be blisteringly fast.

Australia is seeing a consistent increase in demand for bandwidth-heavy, latency-sensitive cloud-based applications, so the implications of gigabit-capable wireless technology are massive for Aussies who are still stuck on outdated fixed-line connections.

Learn more about neXus and Pentanet’s mission to overcome ordinary internet in Perth and sign up to be amongst the first connected when the network launches in your area!


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The Pentanet team have been connecting West Aussies to the cutting-edge internet and cloud gaming technologies they deserve since 2017. The team has grown a lot in this time, but we’ve managed to maintain our playful startup culture and fierce passion for what we do!

Pentanet was the RISE Business Awards WA Employer of the year in 2020, ranked 28 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific 2020, and is a 2021 Finalist for the AIM WA Pinnacle Award for Emerging Business Excellence.

We bring people together digitally and IRL to share unforgettable experiences and memorable moments — next-level internet is just a given.