About Lightspeed

Lightspeed Communications & Electrical is a leading connectivity specialist in Australia

Our commitment

Lightspeed Communications is dedicated to providing businesses of all sizes with smart communication networks which exceed client expectations.

By using our experience, design capability, skills base and supplier relationships, we pride ourselves on delivering first class systems on time and to budget. We are committed to continuous improvement and achieving excellence in everything we do.

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Our core services

Drawing on a history of innovation and industry expertise, Lightspeed Communications’ services are structured to deliver outstanding results across these key areas:

Management Team

Joseph Arrigo

Joseph Arrigo

Managing Director


Joe established Lightspeed Communications in 2001 and has been the rock-solid energy on which the company runs.

With broad and intricate knowledge of the industry and the technical know-how that has made Lightspeed the number one company in its field.

Joe is ideally placed to manage and grow the company’s client base and develop the business into its next growth phase.

Within the company, Joe has the pivotal role in both strategic planning and tactical implementation of the business plan for Lightspeed, as well as core responsibilities in the management of the relationship with clients.

An enthusiastic and hands-on leader, Joe ensures that each project is delivered on time, on budget, and to the highest standard to meet and exceed client expectations.

Ian Pinkard

Ian Pinkard

Operations Manager


Ian has been with Lightspeed since 2013, starting out as a field technician and working his way up to the Operations Manager role.

From being the leader of the technical team, to designing complex networks and managing both local and remote projects, Ian has the knowledge and experience that comes from over a decade in the industry to cover all facets of the business.

Whether it is meeting on site to plan a single cable installation or assisting in designing and documenting full fibre optic networks, Ian is always keen to meet and assist our clients with their connectivity needs.

Ian’s attention to detail and customer-focused attitude ensure that projects are planned, executed and handed over ready for the client to connect and use straight away.

Thang Ho

Thang Ho

Operations Supervisor


Thang joined the Lightspeed team over 10 years ago as a junior technician and has worked on hundreds of projects since. His open and enthusiastic nature is loved by both our team and clients alike.

Being in the Operations Supervisor role at Lightspeed means that Thang leads the technical team daily to ensure projects are completed safely, on-time, on-budget and to our customers’ needs every time.

Having worked through nearly every technical role and hundreds of projects in his time at Lightspeed, Thang has developed a great knowledge of fibre optic and communications systems. Thang’s vast mine site experience and knowledge of OPGW systems mean that he is perfectly suited to plan and manage these projects.

Lisa Redenbach

Lisa Redenbach

Operations and Administration Coordinator


Lisa is an energetic and competent office professional with over 10 years project administration experience. Valued for her dependable and detail orientated work in support of top management, she is an indispensable member of the Lightspeed team

Lisa assists in overseeing the administration of contractual requirements to ensure compliance with client specifications, requirements and budgets.

Her responsibilities include scheduling of all staff and sub-contractors, purchasing of materials, administrative works as required for contractual compliance, invoicing and delivery of test results, assisting the Operations Manager and other staff, and being the central point of general correspondence between our clients and Lightspeed.

Experienced in staff scheduling, workforce planning and resource planning, every job is completed on schedule under Lisa’s watch and she also ensures that our clients are consistently informed on the progress of the work.