Telstra signs NAS joint venture with Telkom Indonesia Telstra has strengthened its push into Asia with the signing of a joint venture with Indonesia?s Telkom to bring Telstra?s network services to ASEAN?s biggest economy. ? and takes Whispir internationalTelstra will now offer the Whispir Conversation Platform to users outside of Australia.

1st September 2014

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The NBN ? one year into the Turnbull eraYesterday NBN Co has released its annual report, explaining the company?s directions and achievements. The NBN new world order is taking shape. NBN Co hits 2014 targetsNBN Co has announced that it achieved its targets for the 2014 financial year. It expects to double the number of premises ready for service in 2015.

29th August 2014

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COVER STORY     NBN ANNUAL REPORT ?    The NBN ? one year into the Turnbull era?    NBN Co hits 2014 targets?    The world according to Bill Morrow?    NBN Co?s financial performance?    ANALYSIS      Astounding finding ? NBN cost not worth benefit ?    Turnbull vs Clare on Vertigan?s cost vs benefit ?    OPINION      FTTN explained, by schoolmaster Turnbull?    FTTP needed for teleHealth, say Labor MPs

29th August 2014

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Telstra announces share buy-back detailsTelstra has said how its billion dollar share buy-back scheme will work. Turnbull vs Clare on Vertigan?s cost vs benefitCommunications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Labor shadow Jason Clare were as predictable as the report itself in their responses to the Vertigan NBN cost benefit analysis.

28th August 2014

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ANALYSIS     Astounding finding ? NBN cost not worth benefitThe long awaited Vertigan cost benefit analysis of the NBN has found that Labor?s version was a waste of money, while the Coalition?s offers much better value. Wow! Comms Alliance wants data retention ?clarity?Industry body Communications Alliance says it wants to work with the Government on its proposed data retention laws.

27th August 2014

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ANALYSIS     Data retention debate to reignite this weekTomorrow the Parliamentary Committee into national security will table its delayed report, with the Government still trying to keep details of its metadata demands secret. M2 also joins the billion dollar clubM2?s revenues are now around the same as iiNet?s, with its financial results showing a massive increase. The numbers are all good.

26th August 2014

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Thodey warns call centre jobs will goTelstra boss David Thodey has told ABC radio that he believes the company?s call centre jobs will be gone in five years, replaced by online interaction. ANALYSIS     From call centre to contact centre ? and beyondDavid Thodey is right. Call centre jobs as we know them will disappear. But customer interaction will not.

25th August 2014

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iiNet breaks the billion dollar barrier ?but ?furious? about NBN delays; Spark kind of bright in New Zealand; NBN congratulates self on first FTTN user; Turnbull on the future of newspapers; Victoria introduces sexting laws; Chromecast boosts Presto.

22nd August 2014

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COVER STORY - THE NBN WARS CONTINUE ? BY PROXY; Scales assertions ?incorrect?, says Tucker; In support of a fibre to the premises NBN; ANALYSIS - Turnbull talks up Telstra?s NBN plans; ECONOMUSE - Hobson?s choice with NBN Co pricing; NBN congratulates self on first FTTN user

22nd August 2014

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Scales assertions ?incorrect?, says Tucker; In support of a fibre to the premises NBN; Now Vodafone goes with Ericsson; Telstra warns on scams; Life in the smart lane ? connected device usage reaches new high; FRITZ!Box goes VDSL2 with new modem/router.

21st August 2014

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