Newsletter

Telstra and Microsoft digital partnership extended With the partnership billed as signalling "new generation digital foundations for Australian businesses", Microsoft will help Telstra set up "one of Australia’s largest digital twins", with emissions reduction initiatives, and the continued driving of digitally transformative operational models.

25th September 2020

Newsletter

Optus in bid to lure broadband users with new NBN plans Australia's second largest telco, Singtel Optus, has unveiled a number of NBN plans on the two higher speeds that this network offers: 100/20Mbps and 50/20Mbps.

15th September 2020

Newsletter

VoIP, smartphones drive wholesale voice carrier market to big gains The wholesale voice carrier market is likely to register significant gains in coming years owing to the increasing trend of international VoIP calling and rising penetration of smartphones, according to a recent study.

8th September 2020

Newsletter

Big 4 telcos breached NBN service continuity rules, says ACMA The ACMA has blasted Telstra, Optus, TPG and Dodo for letting down their customers, finding all of the telcos in breach of consumer protection rules after more than 1,500 of their customers were left without services while trying to migrate to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

1st September 2020

Newsletter

realme's Yang says company focusing on three key smartphone features The managing director of the Chinese smartphone company realme in Australia says there are three features that smartphone buyers across the globe look for: a large screen, a big battery and a premium camera.

25th August 2020

Newsletter

S&P says Telstra must remain focused on implementing T22 strategy Global ratings agency S&P Global Ratings says Telstra needs to remain focused on implementing its T22 strategy as headwinds gather, after the telco revealed a slump in profits for 2019-20 due to the ongoing pandemic and the bushfires in summer.

14th August 2020

Newsletter

Telstra profits slump in face of 'pressure' from pandemic, bushfire crisis Telstra has suffered a 14% drop in profits with the telco putting the decline down to pressure put on it by the the coronavirus pandemic and the national bushfire crisis.

13th August 2020

Newsletter

Telstra set to sell Clayton data centre for $416.7 million Australia’s largest telecommunications operator Telstra is selling its data centre complex in the south eastern Melbourne suburb of Clayton for $416.7 million to industrial property investment company Centuria Industrial REIT.

5th August 2020

Newsletter

Fletcher claims 5G misinformation being spread by state actors According to Communications Minister Paul Fletcher, people who are raising doubts about the safety of 5G — or tying it to the COVID-19 outbreak — could be state-based actors — aka spies from another country — who are spreading this misinformation to divide Australia.

3rd August 2020

Newsletter

Consumers shift to online purchases of smartphones due to pandemic Data, insights and consulting firm Kantar says smartphone purchasing has shifted to online channels during the coronavirus pandemic, with nearly two-thirds of sales in the second quarter of 2020 coming from digital buys, up 11% year-on-year in Germany, the UK, Spain, Italy, France, the US and Japan.

30th July 2020