Student Accomodation

Purpose Built Student Accomodation (PBSA) Internet

Students need a fast and reliable service to tap the world's knowledge, connect with people, and have some R&R whenever and wherever they need, with the whole experience safely monitored for accurate billing and usage reporting.


BigAir Campus Solutions delivers all this and more in spades. As part of a publicly-listed company, we've invested in the very latest wired and fixed wireless technologies to deliver an exceptional Managed Internet Service at up to 1Gbps into both CBD-based and remote campus environments. We make it fast, and we make it easy for students to sign-up, sign-on, and become productive from day one.  

At BCB, we've been providing Managed Internet services to tertiary accommodation campuses across Australia since provisioning our first residence in 1998. Thirteen years on, we've connected hundreds of thousands of students across 25 major institutions.

Now we look forward to connecting your students so they can enjoy:  

  • High Speed broadband connection (up to 1GBps now)
  • Reliability with 24/7 monitoring
  • Convenience with easy set-up, immediate access and online payment options
  • Flexibility to scale your service and even discontinue without penalty
  • Value with excellent competitive pricing.  

Below we’ve showcased some of the sites we provide internet services to around the country. These sites are examples of the flexibility and diversity of geographies we can install in and technologies that we can provide as part of our solution to any site. Whether your site is in the CBD or remote, small or large, we can provide you with a fully managed internet solution.

Urbanest South Bank is a shining example of one of our larger city-based accommodations that we provide Internet services to.  With over 700 residents located in Brisbane’s cultural hub, South Bank, we provide combined wireless and cabled solutions to cover residents throughout the entire building.


Macquarie University Village offers a range of stylish, fully furnished apartments right on Macquarie University’s main campus. The Village was opened in 2000 and caters for a vibrant community of 894 residents. At Macquarie University Village, we provide a complete wireless overlay for these students making an internet connection for them as simple as a mouse click.


Our Solution

The BigAir Campus solutions division is the largest private ISP supplying managed broadband services to the tertiary student accommodation sector in Australia. We now manage over 200 sites and 33,000 residents using our WiFi and Ethernet services each year. The BCB Solution includes:
  • Design of the network, provisioning, configuring and installing all equipment including any necessary access points and switches
  • IEEE 802.11ac access points connected to gateway devices (which also provide routing and firewall), provide first level authentication via branded captive portal to remote dual Radius servers and our billing systems.
  • Optional 802.11ac WiFi network covering each bedroom and common areas.  
  • With room accounts Students will be permitted to login multiple times concurrently, i.e. they will be able to connect several multiple devices at the same time.

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