Google Fiber launching the 'Fiber Phone' for U.S. market; Optus dials up Uber in partnership with exclusive offerings, 4G trial; The Philippines? leading wireless telco makes smart MATRIXX move; Older Australians prefer dealing with govt in person, but online is ok for younger Aussies; Samsung milked it for all it was worth; Citrix puts browser in the cloud; Internet Australia renews call for fibre over copper for NBN build.

31st March 2016


Turnbull?s MTM not good enough, IA chief tells Senate NBN Inquiry; Secret nbn trial slashes per-premises costs in half; Email inventor Ray Tomlinson dead at 74; Top crypto experts differ on Apple v FBI case; Verizon goes 'behind the scenes' of major cyber-crimes; Equinix SY4 opening soon in Sydney.

7th March 2016


NBN hits back, denies report it is failing to meet rollout targets; Minister says reports on NBN rollout problems ?just wrong?; Asia Pacific, Australia drive Megaport growth; The ?Age Hackers? sparked into action to debunk ?seniors? myths; Reffind says ?Are you ok? with free emergency beacon launch; Acquia adapting to future needs as web trends change; ATO clarifies employer/contractor tax, super rules.

1st March 2016


Vodafone lifts customer numbers to over 5 million; nbn HFC achieves average trial speeds of 84Mbps; Ericsson, Cisco come together on network service management; Billions connecting to mobile as growth explosion continues; In-flight mobile roaming revenues soaring to $3 billion by 2020; Inmarsat, Actility get together on IoT platform delivery; Megaport launches Internet advancement program; Alcatel OneTouch has simply become Alcatel; Optus, Nokia partner on stadium network improvements.

23rd February 2016


Netflix: If it can?t geo-block it will block PayPal; NZ telco review identifies ?unfair contract? terms in sector; Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise OpenTouch UC now for SMBs; Inmarsat lends expertise to IoT standards development; Telstra?s ?embarrassing? #Telstra outage; ANZ joins mobile payments scramble with 'the broadest range of cards'; CallOne?s 2016 telecommunications trends proffer profit for SMBs.

11th February 2016


Regional spectrum auction brings in $543.5 million; nbn chief confident on track to 8 million connections by 2020; Mandatory reporting of data breaches coming; Regulation changes give consumers better deal on roaming services; ACCAN wants reduction on NBN pricing; Ovum ?encouraged? by NBN progress; Regional spectrum will help enhance 4G services: Telstra.

8th February 2016


NBNgate:Commentary; NEXTDC expands data centre services for existing client; NAB?s new mobile payment service backed by VISA; We rank 22nd in global innovation stakes: ITIF; Hey You adds Uber to its order-ahead service; 1 in 3 home Wi-Fi routers to double as public hotspots by 2017; Nokia and KT conduct claimed ?world's first? eMTC field trial on LTE network.

27th January 2016


Issues with Coalition NBN costs (2013): EXCLUSIVE; Netflix Aussie geo-blocking circumvented. For now or for good?; Getting the world connected online is an expensive business; Google out of sync with CEO Schmidt on Android earnings; Investment in GP2U to deliver 'better health care? says HCF; Smartphones an essential travel companion ? but don?t forget the toothbrush!

25th January 2016


The Universal Service Obligation (USO) scheme in Australia today is 25 years old. This paper shows how the current USO entrenches an annual subsidy of some $300M to Telstra. The current expensive USO scheme is inadequate and in the light of modern developments in broadband and mobile. The paper reviews the approach taken to across the world and draws lessons for a way forward to establish a Universal Service Fund (USF) where the NBN is the Universal Infrastructure wholesale provider with...

December 2015


Optus snares multi-year Olympic sponsorship deal; Fifield says ?first 1,000 ?happy homes? on FTTN connected in just 51 days; NEXTDC completes $120m capital raising; Watch out Telstra - Norway?s NetCom reaches 1 Gbit/s speeds with LTE Advanced Pro; Nokia and Nixu collaborate on international cybersecurity; Serial offender faces penalties for breaches of TCP code; Industry on the move.

17th December 2015