Michael Malone to Chair Superloop

Australian internet luminary Michael Malone has been appointed chair of network and infrastructure operator Superloop.

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Working with startups: IT execs share their stories

Matt Toohey worked at iiNet for just over a decade, joining as IT manager in 2004 before being elevated to CIO in 2011 – a position he held until his departure in December last year.

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iiNet founder Michael Malone joins NBN board

iiNet founder and former CEO, Michael Malone, has joined the NBN board, filling a vacancy left Internode co-founder, Simon Hackett, who resigned to focus on his involvement in ASX-listed company, Redflow Limited.

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Superloop lists on the ASX

Dark fibre infrastructure provider, Superloop, on Thursday commenced trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) after following an IPO which raised $17.5 million.

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David Buckingham new iiNet boss

iiNet has confirmed David Buckingham as its new CEO. Buckingham had been the acting in the position since November last year and was appointed by the ISP’s board of directors after an extensive worldwide search.

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Industry must cooperate to combat illegal downloads: iiNet

Internet service provider (ISP) iiNet has called for a whole-of-industry discussion to make content more available online, following the High Court’s decision today to grant special leave to appeal by a film and television industry conglomerate, who are suing the ISP for copyright infringement by its customers.

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iiNet kicks off biggest marketing campaign

ISP iiNet (ASX:IIN) has launched what it says is its biggest ever marketing campaign, in an attempt to improve brand awareness.

While the company claims to be the second largest DSL service provider in Australia, it said its market research had shown that its size remains relatively unknown among consumers.

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iiNet to be one of few to benefit from NBN: Malone

ISP iiNet (ASX:IIN) will be one of the few to benefit from the NBN, according to managing director Michael Malone.

The company is one of the few ISPs managing to expand its customer base organically, Malone claimed, adding 7,000 subscribers in 2H11.

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iiNet aims for 15% market share this month: Malone

ISP iiNet (ASX:IIN) has “no intention of slowing down” in FY11, according to managing director Michael Malone.

In a letter to shareholders, Malone said the company plans to continue to invest in its products and services, over the year, and to integrate recent acquisitions Netspace and AAPT into its operations.

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TPG's iiNet takeover is 'bittersweet' for Michael Malone

iiNet founder and former chief executive Michael Malone feels bittersweet about TPG’s takeover of his internet service provider, after the deal was approved by the ACCC yesterday.

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iiNet founder Michael Malone joins NBN board, replaces Simon Hackett

iiNet founder Michael Malone is joining the board of NBN Co, replacing Internode founder Simon Hackett who is leaving to focus on his work at ASX-listed Redflow.

Mr Malone, who founded iiNet in 1993, told Fairfax Media that the national broadband network is the biggest construction project in Australia's history and he is keen to be involved in it.

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Malone set to become angel investor

iMichael Malone, the man who founded iiNet, is setting himself up to become an angel investor in Perth's fledgling start-up community, saying the seed of "something good" is emerging in the West.

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iiNet founder Michael Malone backs new infosec company

iiNet founder Michael Malone has invested in a new business venture, establishing an IT security service provider which aims to bring the infosec “discipline, governance and leadership” found within the Australian Defence Force to the private sector.

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Speedcast buys SatComms, appoints Malone

SATELLITE broadband provider Speedcast has acquired SatComms Australia and appointed former iiNet chief executive Michael Malone as an independent, non-executive director.

The appointment of Mr Malone to Speedcast’s board is the Perth-based executive’s first posting since stepping down as the chief executive of iiNet in March.

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Blue Chilli Group launches new $10 million investment fund


Venture technology investor and accelerator Blue Chilli has announced a $10 million fund to invest in the early stage tech start-ups moving through their program.

The fund will match any angel investment of over $100,000 made by three or more investors received by a Blue Chilli company.

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Redflow to show off ZCell


Australia’s Tesla energy storage rival Redflow will tomorrow reveal its ZCell home battery in the custom-designed enclosure for the first time, at the Australian Energy Storage Exhibition in Sydney.

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