Vocus, Zoom tie up to provide unified communications platform As more and more Australian businesses ask their employees to work from home due to the cononavirus outbreak, local network solutions provider Vocus has announced a deal with video communications outfit Zoom to sell a video-first unified communications platform.

18th March 2020

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Labor calls for telcos to get capacity relief if NBN becomes congested The Opposition ALP has called for retail telecommunications providers to be considered for temporary capacity charge relief, in the event NBN speeds become congested as COVID19 leads more employees and children to use the internet from home.

17th March 2020

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Dear TelSoc Member, This is to inform you that we have taken the difficult decision to cancel or postpone the Henry Sutton Oration for 2020. As you may recall, we have two major luncheon events each year:

17th March 2020

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Dear TelSoc Member, This is to inform you that we have taken the difficult decision to cancel or postpone the Henry Sutton Oration for 2020. As you may recall, we have two major luncheon events each year:

17th March 2020

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COVID-19: NBN Co says it has contingency plans to meet increased usage The organisation building Australia's national broadband network says it is well advanced with contingency plans to cope with increased usage of the network as Australians are forced to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak.

17th March 2020

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Labor calls for telcos to get capacity relief if NBN becomes congested The Opposition ALP has called for retail telecommunications providers to be considered for temporary capacity charge relief, in the event NBN speeds become congested as COVID19 leads more employees and children to use the internet from home.

16th March 2020

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Vodafone reopens Sydney HQ and Perth stores after coronavirus scare Vodafone Hutchison Australia has moved to assuage fears that some of its workers may have succumbed to the dreaded Covid-19 coronavirus disease, issuing a statement this week that its staff have been given the all clear.

13th March 2020

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Britain announces £5B for gigabit broadband and 2% digital services tax The UK has introduced a 2% digital services tax on the revenues that certain digital businesses earn from 1 April, in its 2020 budget which was presented to Parliament on Wednesday. Also announced was £5 billion for inaccessible places to get gigabit broadband.

12th March 2020

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NBN CO WARNS AGAINST SCAMS AS NUMBERS EXPLODE UPWARD NBN Co has warned that scammers have increased efforts to use the NBN brand to steal people’s personal or financial details, with over 180,000 people contacting the National Broadband Network provider to report a scam over the six months to December 2019.

11th March 2020

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SMBs on wrong NBN plan missing full benefits of network Many small and medium businesses on the NBN are embracing the cloud to save time and grow, but don’t have the right broadband plan to take advantage of future opportunities, according to research released by NBN Co and analyst firm Telsyte.

10th March 2020

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