BigAir boosts base with T3 acquisition

BigAir has acquired Pacific Internet subsidiary T3 Wireless, absorbing its 779 iBurst customers in a bid to strengthen its retail channel presence.

"Absorbing T3 will improve our margins and allow us to start offering some enhanced products that wouldn't usually be economically justifiable with our small base," BigAir CEO, Jason Ashton said.

The acquisition has expanded BigAir's iBurst subscriber base to about 8500 and is expected to add more than $600,000 in revenue. However, Ashton said the revenue estimate did not include growth expected from the transfer of T3's existing retail channel distribution agreements to BigAir.

"We are meeting with the main retailers today and tomorrow to finalise agreements and discuss some new additions," Ashton said.

BigAir would be introducing a USB wireless card for iBurst customers by the end of June and would also look at launching VoIP and VPN solutions, he said.

A Pacific Internet spokesperson said the company sold T3 as its wireless customers were not strategically aligned with Pacific Internet's business focused approach.

"The residential sales channels weren't enough for us," the spokesperson said. "However, this doesn't mean we're turning our back on wireless. We will continue to sell mobility and wireless solutions to our business customers."

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Show Comments


James Cook University - Master of Data Science Online Course

Learn more >


Sansai 6-Outlet Power Board + 4-Port USB Charging Station

Learn more >

Victorinox Werks Professional Executive 17 Laptop Case

Learn more >



Back To Business Guide

Click for more ›

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles


PCW Evaluation Team

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?