Government looks for new operator for ?enhanced? Triple Zero emergency service A modern Triple Zero Emergency Call Service utilising the latest technologies will be implemented nationally, with the federal government calling for expressions of interest for operators to take over the contract to provide ?enhanced? services.
7th October 2016
Telstra and Ericsson conduct FIRST live 5G trial in Australia 5G?s momentum continues accelerating, with Telstra and Ericsson partnering to test one of the world?s first - and Australia?s first - 5G radio test beds, in Melbourne.
21st September 2016
NBN Co and Nokia set to go extremely XG.FAST at 5Gbps NBN Co and Nokia are looking at XG.Fast technology paired with Fttdp, with trial speeds delivering from 5Gbps to lab results of 8Gbps over twisted pair copper lines.
1st September 2016
Huawei ICT Roadshow showcases 5G, NB-IoT Noting it is ?building a better connected Australia,? Huawei has unveiled its ?5G wireless prototype for the first time in Australia? to customers and guests at its third annual ICT Roadshow event.
10th August 2016
ACCC?s comms sector market study to be completed in 2017 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims has announced that the ACCC?s ?next market study will focus on the Australian communications sector.? USO should include data services: ACCAN
5th August 2016
Android Pay arrives Google's Android Pay mobile payments system has arrived in Australia with American Express and Visa cards first off the rank, with MasterCard to be added "in a few days." Mobile strategies in ANZ yet to mature: survey A survey sponsored by open source firm Red Hat has found that most businesses in Australia and New Zealand know how mobile devices can deliver value and have begun to implement a mobility strategy.
18th July 2016
Telstra axing jobs as it outsources contact centre work overseas Telstra is slashing more than 300 jobs in its customer service centres, with most of the work to be outsourced to the Philippines. Telstra seals another APAC investment deal Telstra?s growth push in the Asia Pacific region has again been boosted by a strategic investment in Chinese communications application programming interfaces (APIs) provider Cloopen.
11th July 2016
AIIA says electronic voting makes a lot of sense Australia would save both money and time if it turned to electronic voting, the Australian Information Industry Association, the nation's peak body for the technology industry, claims. Electronic voting? Not on your life The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has joined the growing throng of calls for Australia to move to electronic voting. And why wouldn?t it?
6th July 2016
Telstra outage happening NOW - AGAIN, Mr Penn! A day after Telstra?s chief executive Andy Penn apologised yet again for yet more Telstra outages, Telstra?s network has once more done the dirty and dropped its bundle. 5G - what?s next in wireless? New ITIF Report explains all
1st July 2016
Optus to cut jobs as it considers outsourcing options Optus is considering job cuts for next year as it looks at outsourcing human resources and back-office financial and accounting functions. SA Govt investing $4.65m in Internet to attract global techs, create jobs
29th June 2016