About Us

Welcome to C-COR

C-COR was established in 1993. Since that time we have aimed to grow through business excellence. Recently, we have reached new heights with an expanding distributor and sales resources force in throughout the Asia-Pacific region, new strategic partners and the very latest technologies.

Today, C-COR is the key supplier of products and services to all major Australian Telcos and MSOs (nbn™, Telstra, Optus, Foxtel, iiNet, TPG) as well as a growing contingent of high profile international clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

The C-COR brand name spearheads our organisation’s entry into new geographic and market sectors.

Mutually beneficial partnerships are vital to our company’s success. In other words, we don’t see our customers as customers — we see them as clients.

And we see their success as OUR success.

We value the people involved in our strategic partnerships. Which is why we invest in professional training and leadership skills for an expanding team of industry-leading managers and developers.

This approach benefits our customers by ensuring we deliver the very latest technical expertise.

We invest in all areas of our business, including our own repair centre in Australia, smart back office systems, supply chain and other infrastructure resources.

Welcome to C-COR

  • Value, innovation and comprehensive service to all customers
  • Performance beyond expectations
  • Better engineered solutions
  • Successful partnerships — together we achieve more
  • A strong focus on results
  • A strong and experienced management team
  • The highest standards of excellence in customer service and support

Our Focus

core business

The provision of high quality knowledge, experience and technologies that facilitate, enable and simplify on-demand, next generation infrastructure solutions.

our vision

To be recognised as a knowledgeable, experienced and well-resourced systems integrator throughout the Asia-Pacific region and advisory firm to service providers and asser owners.

our mission

To provide responsive and timely customer service, innovative design and implement quality multi-product solutions.

Our Values

C-COR’s board, management and staff uphold the company’s agreed values of:

Honesty & integrity

in all we do and say.

Transparency & accountability

in our governance, organisational and product and service dealings and documentation.


that goes beyond compliance, seeking the achievement of business excellence.


that underpins and builds our specialist skills, knowledge and experience.


between ourselves and our customers, suppliers, manufacturers and consultants.

Meet the Team

John Goddard


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John Goddard is a senior executive deeply experienced and highly regarded in the telecommunications vendor eco-system in our region. He is a hands-on leader with strong capability and deep industry experience in network infrastructure engineering, network power engineering, smart systems sales and customer support specialities. Over many years, John has provided steady strategic guidance for the firm and supported ongoing investment in C-COR and advocacy to guide the industry.

John holds a Bachelor of Education (University of Melbourne), Diploma of Engineering – Telecommunications (RAAF), Diploma of Technical Teaching (University of Melbourne), Diploma of Business Administration (Deakin); and is a member of the Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Richard Goddard

General Manager, Sales and Marketing

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Richard is a multifaceted and results driven sales professional, heading C-COR’s global sales operations – presenting with more than 13 years of experience in driving strategic growth initiatives, leading full-scale start-up and turnaround efforts – spearheading change initiatives and leading best- in-class technology infrastructure sales.

A former Strategic Sales Executive and Independent Business owner – Richard has successfully procured various Tier 1 commercial projects in Telecommunications, Solar and ICT across a variety of industry verticals.

Richard is responsible for directing and developing departmental sales and delivering key organisational objectives – identifying selling strategies and opportunities to grow revenue streams.

Richard is a confident decision maker who possesses a talent for forging meaningful relationships with key decision makers, stakeholders and channel partners.

Richard is a graduate with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), and has further accreditations in Project Management – DSDM Agile Practitioner, Digital Consulting and technology services with TTEC (formerly rogenSi).

Charles Zhang

Financial Controller

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Charles  is a seasoned financial executive with 10 years worth experience in business administration, financial management, fiscal and risk management, capital structuring, small business acquisition and  operations management in education.

In Charles’ role, he provides management direction for investment and financing decisions and provides a full spectrum of financial and fiscal management to enable the business to be viable and orientate to strategic directions of the company.


Adam Oleksy


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Adam oversees C-COR’s Engineering function for local product development, local products manufacturing, pre-deployment HFC systems performance characterisation services, Head-end equipment staging, HFC Cable Network deployment services, HFC professional services, and post-sale RMA process management.

He joined C-COR from Philips (Koninklijke Philips N.V.) as an original employee in 1994, where he acted in a range of engineering assignments for the Telstra HFC Cable Network.

He advised on projects to improve perform design of Telstra’s HFC Cable Infrastructure which involved full design of HFC / CATV/ Digital Head-ends, Nodes and RF distribution Network including the performance of Connectivity Equipment; and, performed electromagnetic compatibility characterisation of HFC External Plant and Telstra’s Internal Plant to determine levels of immunity and susceptibility of the Connectivity Equipment.

A highly accomplished engineering professional with unsurpassed expertise in DOCSIS HFC Cable Networks. He received his Masters degree in Electronics (Telecommunication) from Wrocław University of Technology, Poland and a Graduate Diploma in Business Management (Monash University). Adam has successfully completed Executive Programs for Growing Companies, and Managing Technology and Strategic Innovation (Stanford Graduate School of Business).

Patrick Bond

Regional Director, Engineering and Services

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Patrick is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in telecommunications engineering and management.

Patrick presents with a successful track record – a multiskilled engineer and Project Manager specializing in GPON, HFC and Headend projects – consistently delivering on-time and on-budget.

Currently, Patrick serves in the capacity of Regional Engineering Director – based out of Korea. During Patrick’s long career with C-COR, he led – as Technical Director the successful inception of the C-COR Singapore businesses whilst providing key account support to C-COR’s regional client base.

Patrick’s qualifications include MBA, Masters Degree in Engineering (by Research, Electronics), Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Electronics), CCNA and PRINCE 2.

Andrew Hearn

Operations & Supply Chain Manager

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Andrew is our Operations and Supply Chain Manager.

Andrew has over 20 years deep experience in Manufacturing, Planning, Supply Chain Management and Sales Operations with international firms. Prior to joining us in 2020, Andrew previously led strategic sourcing and operations within the broadcast and communications industry.

He leads our inventory procurement, distribution, warehouse management, regional operations and production teams.

Andrew was awarded a Bachelor Degree in Business from Charles Sturt University.

Ashley Cummings

Product Management

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Ashley leads our Product Management discipline including regulatory compliance and product approval process.

Ashley is a highly experienced communications engineer. Initially, Ashley was a software developer before progressing to project management and resource manager.

He is responsible for identifying vendors, products and sub-systems to the engineering team so as to meet business needs.

Ashley was awarded a Doctorate Degree from La Trobe University, Bachelor Degree Science (Hons), and a Bachelor Degree in Communication Engineering (La Trobe University).

Furqan Ahmad

Country Manager

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An Executive with over 20 years of experience providing advice to develop business cases and construction of end-to-end video rebroadcast network solutions.

Furqan has extensive practical experience in project management to deliver on-time and on-budget delivery in Pakistan.

He was awarded a post graduate degree in Computer Electronics and Telecommunications from Computer Learning Center, USA University in addition to a Bachelor Degree (Mathematics, Physics and Statistics) from the University of Punjab.

Hong-Huey Lin

General Manager, C-COR Taiwan

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Hong-Huey heads C-COR Taiwan – with 30 years leading R&D, manufacturing and business development of fiber-optic active componentry and subsystem products for the applications of data communications, telecommunications, HFC CATV and Radio-over-fiber technologies, Dr. Lin is an experienced and well-respected executive and a welcome addition to the C-COR team.

Designing BOSA to support the first large-scale deployment in the world, GE-PON of Softbank in Japan in 2004~2005.

He is responsible for supply chain management in Asia Pacific, tech support to the C-COR global teams, new tech – product surveying, sourcing, marketing and business development initiatives around the regions.

His Qualifications Include Ph.D. (EE) – among others.

Zulminan Shaikh

Country Manager

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Zulminan is a highly knowledgeable practitioner in the cable TV and broadband industry with over 22 years of experience across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.

A trained engineer working with international brands, Zulminan has developed into providing guidance to customers and leading sales campaigns for C-COR.

Zulminan was awarded a Bachelor Degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Mumbai.

Keith Siu

Director, C-COR Singapore

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Keith is a resident Director for C-COR’s wholly owned subsidiary in Singapore. Previously he was a Director and shareholder at C-COR parent company in Australia.

Since 2018, Keith is simply focussed on supporting the commercial team in customer formal offers and attending to the details of contracts. He also is lead for governance and risk, the accuracy and integrity of financial planning and analysis by providing regular financial reporting and cash management.

Keith grew up in Hong Kong and studied at Monash University before returning to Hong Kong in 1993.

Keith holds a Bachelor Degree in Business (Management), a Master Degree in Professional Accounting from Monash University and is a Member of CPA Australia

Ekjot Singh


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Ekjot leads our international technical sales for connectivity products being focussed on the optical and broadband coaxial cable segments of the telecommunications industry.

He is recognised for his commercial acumen, excellent negotiating skills and high level of integrity.

Solutions-driven and experienced business analyst with more than seven years of experience boosting company profitability by enhancing and optimizing business processes to ensure growth and success.

Culturally-sensitive having lived many years in India and Australia.

In addition to his focus on sales he is also relied upon for his skills as an adept Business Analyst.

Ekjot was awarded Masters Degree in Business IT from RMIT University, Melbourne and a Bachelors in Degree in Technology (Computer Science Engineering) from India.

Proud History

C-COR has a proud history of being an integral part of the equipment sales and distribution industry supporting infrastructure asset owners and service providers.

Established in 1993, C-COR was originally a subsidiary of Philips Electronics. In its early years, the company provided end-to-end broadband HFC cable TV equipment for the Telstra/Foxtel network.

We provided Telstra’s High Capacity Radio Concentrator for regional and rural communities and built new carrier-grade infrastructure for emerging industry players.

C-COR subsequently strengthened its focus on core networking technology, connections products and photovoltaic equipment via the wholesale electrical and data distribution channels while continuing its direct business-to-business relationships to large asset owners and service providers.

In 2022, we’re focused clearly on the next generation of connective technology.

That means we’re offering five key solutions:

  • Next Generation Cable architecture
  • Fibre to the X
  • Digital Video Headend technology
  • Passives
  • Smart Systems


When operating in a competitive marketplace, you must innovate. C-COR Broadband works hard to find innovative ways to deliver exactly what our customers want.

The company’s structure provides the flexibility to innovate and adopt emerging technologies as they become proven in the field. We also work with vendors who are global leaders.


C-COR’s 1,600 square metre modern facility in Melbourne provides an extensive warehousing and handling capability. Within this conveniently located building is an established and accredited product repair centre that serves the entire Asia-Pacific region.

Quality  Certifications

Further demonstrating its commitment to continuous improvement, C-COR Broadband has earned numerous quality certifications. The certifications are for C-COR Australian office only.

ISO 9001:2015
Quality Management Systems

ISO 45001:2018
Occupational Health and Safety Management System

ISO 14001:2015
Environmental Management Systems

Our Partners

What our Customers say

“C-COR’s ability to assist in electronic/optical equipment selection, design and engineering support for HFC networks has placed them at the forefront in the Asia Pacific region. C-COR is highly regarded by myself and colleagues within the industry for their presence in Australia, allowing them to deliver excellent customer service and strong post sales support."

Field Operations ManagerAustralian Telco