Huawei Australia CEO reaffirms commitment to Australia despite 5G ban  The boss of the Australian subsidiary of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei issued a statement reaffirming the company’s intention to keeping its operations going in the country regardless of Federal Government policy banning its participation in the 5G rollout.

10th August 2019


ACMA NBN modem testing shows 5GHz band better for Wi-Fi A test of 43 modems used on fibre-to-the-node and fibre-to-the-building NBN connections indicates that use of the 5GHz band is much better than 2.4GHz when it comes to Wi-Fi throughput.

6th July 2019


Google cuts off Huawei access to Android and Playstore Google has suspended business with Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies in the wake of the US Government decision to deny Huawei access to American components without permission. The move means Huawei has been cut off from access to Google's Android and Playstore.

21st May 2019


NBN Co given 3 months to improve wholesale deals with RSPs NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has given the competition watchdog a court-enforceable undertaking to improve its wholesale arrangements with retail service providers within three months.

12th September 2018


Telstra, Intel, Ericsson unveil 5G esports future Telstra, Intel and Ericsson have combined to unveil esports professional gaming experiences over 5G, designed to showcase the power of 5G?s ultra-low latency that professional and amateur gamers can expect in the future.   

9th May 2018


The paper shows that Wi-Fi in apartment blocks is a true commons and, therefore, over-congestion can only be avoided by having the individual access point (AP) operators collaborating with each other.  The paper concludes that AP operators will most likely enter collaboration voluntarily, and further regulation is not deemed necessary.

June 2017


Productivity Commission calls for winding up of USO by 2020 The much-criticised telecoms industry Universal Service Obligation (USO) finally looks set for the scrapheap, with the Productivity Commission recommending to the Federal Government the winding up of the program by 2020.

20th June 2017


Ombudsman reports massive blowout in complaints about NBN Complaints about services delivered over the NBN have blown out significantly. The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman reports an increase of 117.5% in NBN-related complaints for the 6 months to the end of December 2016 compared to the same period in 2015.

11th May 2017


Australian mobile market continues free fall in Q3 The Australian mobile phone market declined for its sixth straight quarter down 8.2% YoY to 2.06m mobile phones. More Android phones with insecure firmware discovered A second case of mobile phones that have insecure firmware has come to light, but in this case there was no data being transmitted to any server anywhere.

22nd November 2016


Aussie workers? ?promo fomo? dampens enthusiasm for working from home Many Australians fear they might miss out on promotion at work by taking up the opportunities for teleworking from home or in a location other than their office, according to new research from Telstra.

11th November 2016