ACCC sets 9 May as decision day for TPG-Vodafone merger The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it will hand down its final decision on the proposed merger between TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia on 9 May.
23rd March 2019
NBN Co revenue up, but red ink still on balance sheet NBN Co has pulled in $405 million revenue during the first quarter of fiscal 2018, an increase of 124% over the $181 million generated in the corresponding quarter a year ago. However, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network is still bleeding red ink.
15th November 2017
More funding needed to rid regions of blackspots: ACCAN The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) says not enough has been done to get rid of mobile phone blackspots in rural and regional areas of the country and it wants the Government to allocate more funding to help alleviate the problems.
8th February 2017
Nokia, Vodafone on track for Melbourne trains telecoms upgrade The Victorian Government is considering a market-led proposal to upgrade telecommunications on Melbourne?s train system to improve services and provide better information for passengers.
8th December 2016
NBN: one million-plus premises ready for FttN connection More than one million premises are now ready for connection the National Broadband Network via the FttN network as NBN Co speeds up the rollout across the country.
5th December 2016
Optus connects on $20 million WiFi shopping centre rollout Optus has secured a multi-million dollar deal to rollout high speed WiFi services across 81 shopping centres run by the Vicinity property group across Australia. Australia lags on Netflix speeds ? and everything else Netflix has updated its Australian prime-time use ISP ratings, and it is a little bit of a shock.
18th August 2016
Vocus to buy Nextgen for $807 million Vocus Communications is set to buy fibre network owner Nextgen in a deal worth $807 million. Telstra to invest $250m to improve network Telstra plans to invest $250 million to make its network more resilient and to improve performance, the company's chief executive officer Andrew Penn said today. NBN Co chief architect Cross quits after six years
30th June 2016
Vodafone?s vibrant network confidence: updated Network Satisfaction Guarantee Vodafone has updated its Network Satisfaction Guarantee with a 30-day money-back period for post-paid customers if unsatisfied, no questions asked, as it points to strong OpenSignal results. Ooyala launches Q1 Video Index, looks at ?more lucrative OTT strategies?
22nd June 2016
Telco competition benefits consumers, says ACCC Consumers are reaping the benefits of competition in the telecommunications sector from increased data allowances, new services and lower prices, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Netflix says Aussie business ?growing steadily?
21st April 2016
Netflix crackdown may become more aggressive - so what says un-blockers; Optus partners with ATP on consumer product programs; ASUS settles with FTC over thousands of insecure routers; Inabox sees increased business lift revenue by 80%; Site-blocking will make internet access more expensive ? little else; Huge growth predicted in P2P mobile money transfers; Baidu is badforu ? web browser and thousands of apps transmit personal data home.
29th February 2016