|Type||Private (subsidiary of TPG Telecom)|
|Founder(s)||Bevan Slattery, Steven Baxter|
|Key people||Bevan Slattery, Managing Director and Co-founder|
PIPE Networks (also known as PIPE) is an Australian company, based in Brisbane, Queensland, primarily involved in setting up peering exchanges. PIPE itself stands for "Public Internet Peering Exchange". They are also involved in other related areas such as co-location, telehousing, and fibre networks.
PIPE currently runs six metropolitan exchange networks.
|City||First opened||Number of sites|
In January 2008, PIPE Networks announced it would be constructing a $200 million international link, known as PPC-1 (Pipe Pacific Cable), from Sydney to Guam. The link connects Madang in Papua New Guinea. It is operated by a newly formed PIPE subsidiary, PIPE International.
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In March 2010, shareholders voted to accept a $373 million takeover offer by TPG Telecom Ltd. for $6.30 per share. The takeover is subject to approval by the Queensland Supreme Court. Shares of TPG rose 11 per cent after the news was released.
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