PLEASE NOTE THE ARTICLE ON HERITAGE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS (#2) - TelSoc Event Tomorrow Lunchtime Telstra in discussions to acquire Digicel Pacific In a statement to the Australian Security Exchange, Telstra confirmed that it has been in discussions regarding a potential transaction to acquire telecommunications company, Digicel Pacific in the South Pacific region in partnership with the Australian Government. 

20th July 2021


The following was released to the media today: NEWS RELEASE:  TelSoc Submission to the ACCC and to NBN Co on the SAU Variation 2021

15th July 2021


Dear TelSoc Members, The IET Retired Group in SA has organised an interesting lecture from sonnenBatterie and they have kindly included TelSoc Members free-of-charge. Here is the invitation from Don Grigg and a flyer on the event (including a link). I for one am interested for my home system, but obviously there is interest for cell sites, nodes and small exchanges. Tim Herring, Executive Director TelSoc ---------------------------------------------------

19th May 2021


One of the many casualties of the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic was the cancellation of TelSoc’s Charles Todd Oration in late 2020, a national industry event at which the annual Charles Todd Medal is traditionally awarded. The medal will be (physically) awarded as soon as possible in 2021.

1st March 2021


EXCLUSIVE: 5G TO TRANSFORM THE ‘NEW NORMAL’ POST COVID-19 Chris Althaus, CEO of ATMA, the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association notes that 2021 has been touted as the ‘Year of 5G’, with mobile telecommunications through the 4G/5G ecosystem to continue providing all important connectivity, applications & services that will help enable Australia to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

9th December 2020


At its meeting on 5 November 2020 the Board of TelSoc awarded Life Membership of the Society to its immediate past President, Professor Reg Coutts.

7th December 2020


TELSOC FORUM: TOWARDS A NATIONAL BROADBAND STRAGEGY 2020-2030 A comprehensive report, based on 21 months’ research and consultation via four public forms has been presented at the TelSoc Forum on Tuesday November 24 with critical findings

24th November 2020


TelSoc calls for policy debate on NBN to focus on network long-term benefits Australia’s telecoms industry association, the Telecommunications Society (TelSoc) says the policy debate about the National Broadband Network now needs to shift to the long term benefits of the network.

18th November 2020


Huawei: ASPI's anti-China tirade hurting Australian business The defence industry lobby group Australian Strategic Policy Institute is acting to ratchet up tensions Australia's major trading partner China and using funds it gets from the Federal Government for this purpose, more than $20 million at last count, the Australian arm of the Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei Technologies says in a strongly-worded blog post.

27th July 2020


NBN Co turfs out 800 staff as COVID-19 surges again As the COVID-19 pandemic surges and again forces large parts of the country into lockdown, Australia’s broadband network provider NBN Co has announced it would be sacking 800 employees before the end of the year.

9th July 2020