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national reform to facilitate 5G deployment and urged industry and government collaboration to reassess what it calls “outdated” deployment rules.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.
Huawei crossed US$100b revenue for first time in 2018
UK faults Huawei engineering practices, but no ban
Telco sales practices called into question by ACCAN
Telecommunications customer service representatives are being encouraged to concentrate on selling over service, with the result that consumers are confronted by questionable sales tactics.
Labor pledges economic inquiry into encryption law impact
CA wants stronger, enforceable protections for telecoms consumers
ACMA warns telcos on info failure for disability consumers
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.
New rules proposed for telecoms customer premises cabling, wiring
Proposed new rules for telecommunications customer premises cabling products and wiring have been released for public consultation by the communications industry lobby group, Communications Alliance.
US says British testing of Huawei gear inadequate
TPG profit smashed by mobile network cancellation
Bush coalition welcomes plans for new regional mobile base stations
Labor says no quick changes, fixing NBN will be take time
Optus calls for NBN Co to provide minimum service levels
ACMA moves to disrupt scam telephone calls plague
New research on unsolicited calls in Australia shows that more than half of Australian adults have received scam calls daily or weekly, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
TELSTRA WORKERS SET TO STRIKE OVER PAY AND CONDITIONS
Telstra employees are readying for a work strike on Tuesday after the company failed to reach an accord on pay and conditions with the union that represents the workers.
Australia 7th most affordable for broadband, NBN Co claims
A study carried out by AlphaBeta for NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has found that this country is the seventh most affordable market for broadband.
AARNet, Cisco achieve 600Gbps speeds on production network
ACMA hits 31 telcos for non compliance with consumer rules on NBN
Australia slips in fixed broadband speeds while mobile prospers
Coles snubs Telstra, cuts $100m NBN deal with Optus
Retail giant Coles has unveiled a multi-year $100 million partnership with the business division of Singtel Optus to move its outlets to the national broadband network.
Telco prices down and more data offered, says competition watchdog
Vodafone criticises Telstra call for lower NBN prices
ACMA warns telcos to comply with customer data obligations
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has told 11 telecommunications providers to comply with their obligations that support emergency service across the country.
Vodafone chief asks US to share evidence about Huawei
ACMA to issue revised rules for international mobile roaming
Follow our way, not the Huawei, Pompeo tells dissenters
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told the Fox Business Network that Washington would not partner, or share information, with any country that used Chinese telco Huawei Technologies’ gear in its 5G networks.
Telstra says it has first dibs with Samsung S10 5G
Qualcomm's new multimode modem chip to speed up 5G rollout
Labor slams Govt over 'ridiculous' NBN target claims
The Australian Labor Party has described as "ridiculous" a claim made by the government that the NBN Co — which released its half-yearly results on Monday — was continuing to exceed its targets.
NBN Co sees ARPU, revenue rise; loses $1.7b for HY19
NBN Co has increased the average revenue it earns per user by a dollar to $45 and has more than 4.6 million premises connected as of the end of the half-year 2019, the company's chief executive Stephen Rue says.
Business case for 5G still unclear, survey finds
Telstra profits drop by 28% as NBN continues to bite
Telstra has revealed a fall of 27.4% in its net profit after tax and a drop of 4.1% in its reported income for the first half of fiscal year 2019. The company has also further slashed its dividend.
Trump set to ban Chinese equipment from US networks
US President Donald Trump is likely to issue an executive order later this week banning the use of telecommunications equipment from Chinese companies in American wireless networks.
Nearly a quarter of NBN users on slowest speeds
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