Huawei founder says US bans will cost company US$25B
AGL Energy pulls out of bid for Vocus Communications
Australia's fourth largest telecommunications operator Vocus Communications has lost another suitor, with AGL Energy announcing on Monday that it had withdrawn its non-binding, indicative proposal to acquire the firm.
Broadcom says Huawei ban will mean US$2b less in revenue
TIO launches new website with ‘easier access’ for complaints
Energy firm AGL seeks to buy Vocus for $3b
Vocus Communications has received another takeover offer, this time from AGL Energy, which has made a bid to buy all the shares in the company for $4.85 a share, meaning that the total bid would come to a shade over $3 billion.
Russian carrier MTS signs 5G deal with Huawei
Russian telecommunications operator MTS has signed a 5G deal with Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies, with the network to be developed over the next year.
Trade war: Cook does not fear that China will target Apple
Apple chief executive Tim Cook says he does not anticipate that China will target Apple as a means of retaliating for US actions in the ongoing trade war.
Swedish firm EQT Infrastructure ends takeover talks with Vocus
Swedish private equity firm EQT Infrastructure has ended talks with Vocus Communications over a possible takeover which valued the company at A$3.3 billion, the Australian firm says.
Telstra makes big cuts in payphone call rates
Telstra has announced that it would be sharply reducing the rates for calls placed from its 15,500 public payphones across the country.
US-China trade war set to hit global smartphone market
The global smartphone market faces another challenging year in 2019, with the US-China trade war the factor that will have the biggest say on whether the market returns to growth or not, the research firm IDC says.
Indigo subsea cable linking Australia with SEA commissioned
The INDIGO subsea cable system linking Australia with the Southeast Asian region has been commissioned and is ready for use by consortium members, following completion of the Singapore to Perth to Sydney cables.
5G playing a big part in changing retail sector, consumer shopping habits
The emergence of 5G and the use of smartphone cameras and other devices is set to bring significant change to consumer shopping habits and the retail sector, according to newly released research.
Vocus gets A$3.3b takeover offer from Swedish equity firm
ACCC publishes guide for problem-plagued NBN fixed wireless broadband customers
Optus outage puts services on the blink, US-based sites hit
Australia's second biggest telco, Singtel Optus, has been hit by a serious outage that has been affecting a number of services for the past day.
Telstra launches Australia’s first 5G mobile hotspot
The HTC 5G Hub can be ordered today, delivering 5G speeds in active areas, and working as a 4GX modem elsewhere, with Telstra saying it isn't just Australia's first 5G/4GX media hotspot, but the world's, too.
Three-fifths of NBN users now on higher speed plans: ACCC
Google cuts off Huawei access to Android and Playstore
US parts ban a setback for Huawei; American firms could suffer too
No need for dark fibre, NBN aggregation providers to report to ACCC
Optus annual profits plunge, but rebound for the quarter
Australia’s second largest telco Optus has suffered a drop in net profits for the year ended 31 March, with profits plunging by 15.8% on the previous year.
Vodafone NZ acquired by Infratil, Canada’s Brookfield
Vodafone New Zealand has been bought by a consortium of long-term investors, New Zealand-based Infratil, and Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management for €2.1 billion (NZ$3.59 billion).
Optus reveals first 50 Ericsson 5G site locations
Optus has revealed the list of the first 50 5G site locations to be built by Ericsson across Sydney and Melbourne as part of its multi-vendor 5G rollout.
NZ fund Infratil in talks to buy Vodafone New Zealand
New Zealand infrastructure fund Infratil says it is in talks with the Vodafone Group to buy the company's New Zealand business, along with another unnamed party.
ACCC says it opposes TPG-Vodafone merger
5G potential ‘dispels myth’ on the value to consumers: report
ACMA warns telcos for ‘not helping’ vulnerable customers
TPG, Vodafone will make concessions to ensure merger: analyst
ACCC wants continued regulation of wholesale mobile services
Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, has proposed that the country’s wholesale mobile voice services should continue to be regulated for a further five years.
British defence minister sacked over Huawei policy leak
British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been sacked for leaking information about the UK's policy on Huawei which was decided at a meeting of the country's National Security Council on 23 April.
No info-sharing if you use Huawei, US tells UK
China envoy urges UK to act 'independently' on 5G suppliers
UK gives Huawei green light for 5G role: report
British Prime Minister Theresa May has reportedly agreed to let Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies play a role in the rollout of 5G networks in the UK.
Despite US pressure, Huawei revenue continues to rise
Australia lags in take-up, penetration of FttH in APAC region
Australia lags well behind Asia Pacific markets like Singapore, China and South Korea in the take-up and penetration of fibre to the home/building (FttH/B) services, according to a newly published report.
Call for NBN Co board resignation over ‘failure to deliver’ on core mission
‘Credential abuse’ via ISPs main attack source in Australia
China tells Australia that 5G ban may breach WTO rules
China has told Australia that its restrictions on 5G technology are discriminatory and likely to have broken global trade rules drafted by the World Trade Organisation.
China slams Australia over 'double standards' in cyber security
Vodafone's Berroeta has one thing in spades: chutzpah
NBN Co prices affecting plan affordability, says ACCC chief
Labor asks why 183,000 cannot get even 25Mbps on FttN
The Australian Labor Party has questioned why 183,000 households who have fibre-to-the-node connections on the NBN cannot get even the minimum speeds of 25Mbps as of March.
Optus call for regulatory reform to facilitate 5G deployment
Optus has called for national reform to facilitate 5G deployment and urged industry and government collaboration to reassess what it calls “outdated” deployment rules.
Senate panel offers no recommendations on encryption law changes
Budget R&D tax incentive cut disappoints satellite and other sectors
The Federal Government has cut another $1.35 billion from its research and development tax incentive over the forward estimates, according to the Budget papers.
ACMA releases draft spectrum outlook for next five years
The Australian Communications and Media Authority ACMA has released this year’s draft five-year spectrum outlook (FYSO), with an overview of its spectrum management priorities and plans through to 2023.
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