NSW Central Coast train stations now have free WiFi Free Wi-Fi is now available at 19 train stations on the rail line from Hornsby to Wyong in New South Wales, with Northern Sydney and Central Coast residents in the State getting greater connectivity on their daily commute.

29th June 2020

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Akamai says it mitigated largest PPS attack DDoS Content delivery network Akamai says it has mitigated the largest packet per second distributed denial of service attack recorded on its platform, with the attack generating 809 million packets per second and targeting a large European bank.

26th June 2020

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EME levels near small cell base stations very low, says ACMA Electromagnetic energy (EME) levels at radio transmitters for mobile phone services at small cell sites across Australia are very low, according to a new report by the telecommunications regulator ACMA.

25th June 2020

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TelSoc and Huawei jointly invite you to our webinar and launch of our joint discussion paper ‘The Gigabit Gap’ on Monday 29th June at 1100. With the volume rollout of the National Broadband Network being completed in the coming days, the end result has left some Australians with world-class Gigabit access but many more with much lower speeds and poorer quality of connection.

24th June 2020

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Some members have had problems getting newsletters recently. It took quite a while, but we finally identified it was a problem with Outlook using non-standard code. We apologise to those affected, but hopefully you can now read the newsletters, including the daily CommsWire.  Note they all appear on the front page of the website TelSoc.org; just scroll down.

24th June 2020

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Third of smartphone users will spend 20% less on next device: survey One in three smartphone users will cut their spending on their next device by a fifth or more, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this was due to the reduction in economic activity across the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

24th June 2020

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TelSoc and Huawei jointly invite you to our webinar and launch of our joint discussion paper ‘The Gigabit Gap’ on Monday 29th June at 1100. With the volume rollout of the National Broadband Network being completed in the coming days there are crucial questions over what happens now with Australia’s largest ever infrastructure project.

23rd June 2020

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Huawei slams Turnbull for linking cyber attacks to 5G ban Huawei Australia has hit back at claims by former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Australian Financial Review, labelling the claim as an attempt to justify his government’s ban on Huawei “delivering the world’s best 5G in Australia”.

23rd June 2020

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Budde calls on govt to issue plan for next stage of NBN The Federal Government needs to draft a statement of expectation as to what it expects to happen to the national broadband network next, after the network rollout is officially over at the end of the month, veteran telecommunications analyst Paul Budde says, adding that otherwise Australia will continue to languish in the broadband wilderness.

22nd June 2020

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Australia hit by major cyber attack, says Morrison Government and private institutions in Australia have been hit by a massive cyber attack by a state-based actor, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

19th June 2020

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