Telco problems cost Australians millions of dollars in lost time Resolving phone and Internet issues costs Australians over $150 million per year in lost time, according to new research from Australia's communications consumers peak body, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN).

30th September 2020

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What are we going to do about Netflix?  ECONOMUSE: The ACCC is forcing Google and Facebook to negotiate with Australian news publishers for content. Is there a parallel with streaming services like Netflix and Australian Internet service providers (ISPs)? I don’t think so says John de Ridder.

29th September 2020

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Telstra's 'targeted launch' of 5G Home Internet plus NBN speed boosts on non-FTTN plans, too

29th September 2020

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Telstra and Microsoft digital partnership extended With the partnership billed as signalling "new generation digital foundations for Australian businesses", Microsoft will help Telstra set up "one of Australia’s largest digital twins", with emissions reduction initiatives, and the continued driving of digitally transformative operational models.

25th September 2020

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Vodafone FIRST to increase speed caps for mobile plans Ever since Vodafone was first to introduce unlimited data capped at 1.5Mbps speeds once the full speed data allocation was used up, followed by Telstra, I've long predicted that a telco would have to increase these capped speeds - and Vodafone is the first to do just that.

24th September 2020

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NBN Co to spend $3.5b to provide fibre to most homes by 2023 Fibre to the premises will be available to about 75% of homes on the NBN, making a total of eight million in all, by the end of 2023, with the NBN Co to spend about $3.5 billion to upgrade connections, according to an announcement made on Wednesday.

23rd September 2020

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NBN Co to create 240 business fibre zones, including 85 in regions The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network has announced it will spend up to $700 million on creating 240 Business Fibre Zones, including a presence in 85 regional centres.

22nd September 2020

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Vocus signs three-year deal to provide national services for ATO Fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has signed a three-year deal to provide secure national data and Internet services to the Australian Taxation Office.

21st September 2020

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Mobile business messaging traffic to reach 2.7 trillion Mobile business messaging traffic is forecast to reach 2.7 trillion this year, up from 2.5 trillion last year, driven primarily by growth in the retail sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

18th September 2020

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Leading Edge building regional data centre in Tamworth Data centre networks provider Leading Edge Data Centres is planning to build a multimillion-dollar data centre in the New South Wales regional city of Tamworth.

17th September 2020

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