NBN Co posts record $2.4 billion loss for first half NBN Co has reported a record loss for both a quarter and a half-year, with the company losing $1.13 billion for the three months October to December 2017 and running up a $2.4 billion loss for the first six months of financial year 2018.
13th February 2018
ACCC optimistic for consumers as CVC acquisition rises Telstra continues to dominate the market for services on the NBN, well ahead of all other telcos, with just under half of the services nationally. The good news is that there has been a significant increase in CVC acquisition across the industry by retailers.
9th February 2018
CHOICE ISP satisfaction survey finds Telstra, Dodo the worst An Internet satisfaction survey conducted by consumer advocacy group CHOICE has found that Australians have been dogged by disconnections, drop-outs, connection issues and slow speeds over the last six months, with Telstra and Dodo the worst offenders.
10th July 2017
Telstra: mobile black spot announcement justifies no roaming decision Telstra?s rollout of the Federal Government?s Mobile Black Spot Program is ramping up further and the carrier is using its announcement to justify the recent ACCC draft decision not to declare mobile roaming.
9th June 2017
Telcos ahead of government but behind banks on service delivery A new survey of consumers has rated telecoms companies fourth on a list of sectors that use technology effectively to deliver services. Vocus goes with Nutanix cloud for infrastructure modernisation Vocus Communications is modernising its infrastructure with the Dell EMC XC Series appliance running the Nutanix enterprise cloud platform.
15th March 2017
Unrest at Vocus sees shares take a big hit; Major markets see Android growth, iOS to grow in China; VR to invade Aussie lounge rooms; NBN Co signs last MTM construction agreements; DigitalX secures remittances deal with AT&T Mexico; Spark NZ Note7 customers get $100 gift card; OVH to set up shop in Australia;
14th October 2016
Federal Police raid Labor Party offices over NBN documents leak; IA wants telco USO regs changed to include consumer rights to data access; Virgin Mobile Australia outages ? 18 and 19 May; Business Council joins expanding IoT Alliance Australia; Speedcast, Airbus team up on satellite ground station; NextDC prepares for second Melbourne data centre; Satellite operator SES does major deal with Indonesian satellite telco.
20th May 2016
Vodafone to pay $594.3 million for spectrum; Telstra up in arms about Vodafone ?below market rate? spectrum buy offer; Optus launches VoLTE to major Australian cities; Telstra beefs up Asian network expansion with more investment; NBN Co crowdsources photos for next Sky Muster rocket; IA continues to beat the drum on site-blocking laws; Do mobile phones cause brain cancer?
10th May 2016
Quarterly telco complaints up, but yearly improvement continues Telco complaints as a proportion of services in operation (SIO) increased 29% from January to March this year, but dropped by 13.8% compared to the same three month period in 2015. Reshuffle of NBN board with Michael Malone appointment
26th April 2016
nbn sets new CVC discount pricing model to encourage ?enhanced broadband experience?; Jobs to go as Optus restructures company; Telstra reinforces its commitment to ?network resilience?; Telstra Free Data Day 2: 2,686 TB of data, 46% more than 14 Feb; Fifield claims Labor Party ready to ?backflip? on nbn; ACMA takes action over alleged breaches of Do Not Call register act; Vodafone expands 4G services to now reach 23 million Aussies; Ciena appoints new chief for Australia, NZ.
5th April 2016