Intra-government Communications Network (ICON)

ICON provides an unmetered and cost effective telecommunication services to  67 Australian Government agencies, across 3,000 fibre links within the Australian Capital Territory.

ICON is a network of fibre optic links allowing secure communication of information with a classification up to PROTECTED without the need for additional encryption. ICON enables the connection of a building occupied by a Commonwealth entity to one the following:

  • a building occupied by a different Commonwealth entity
  • a building occupied by the same Commonwealth entity
  • a building occupied by a Commonwealth entity service provider (e.g. a data centre).

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