Telstra overhauls Peninsula Health’s IT system Telecommunications company Telstra has signed a $1.6 million contract with Peninsula Health to replace the public health service’s existing IT systems across its 13 hospital and healthcare sites with more resilient technology, Cisco SDWAN, faster internet, and simplify contracts and processes to drive efficiency. SourseAI makes Melon Mobile more data driven

2nd February 2024

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Outdoor Supacentre slapped with $302k fine for breaching spam laws Four-wheel drive and camping accessory retailer Outdoor Supacentre (trading as 4WD Supacentre) was fined $302,500 for sending more than 83,000 marketing text messages that breached spam laws, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). Government pours $50 million to improve mobile connectivity in roads

1st February 2024

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Telstra, Prysmian Group partner to expand optical cable manufacturing for the decades to come Telstra and Prysmian Group have announced an expansion to Prysmian's optical cable manufacturing plant to build advanced intercity fibre with lower environmental impact and to future-proof the country's connectivity needs for the next two decades and beyond. China Unicom, Huawei pilot ultra fast 5.5G network in Beijing

31st January 2024

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Optus launches ScamWise Telecommunications company Optus has introduced Optus ScamWise, a new feature that helps recognise trending scams and prevents future circulation. DCI Data Centres builds first data centre in Seoul

30th January 2024

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auDA wants to improve police internet literacy Australian domain administrator auDA wants to educate law enforcers on how the internet works to improve their literacy and train them so they can be prepared to respond to cybercrime. Lüm Mobile unveils AI chatbot SaskTel’s digital mobile brand Lüm Mobile has tapped IT software solutions provider Alepo to launch Lümbot, an AI-powered virtual agent to provide customer support experience.

29th January 2024

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Intelia announces subsea cable linking Australia and NZ Systems integrator Intelia NZ has unveiled a new submarine cable project that will span the 3,000km between Australia and New Zealand. Failure to disclose stake in broadcasting company lands Tully Sugar in hot water

26th January 2024

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Goodman expands data centre capacity across Asia Industrial property and digital infrastructure specialist Goodman Group has entered agreements to deliver up to 1,000MW power in Japan, commenced construction of a new 50MW data centre in Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong SAR, and has opened a new regional office in Singapore to support its data infrastructure initiatives in Asia.  Lola Visual Effects taps Vast Data’s AI capabilities 

25th January 2024

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Optus logs 2697 failed Triple Zero calls  Telecommunications company Optus has disclosed it has logged at least 2697 calls to Triple Zero during its major network outage failed to connect, 10 times more when it only previously reported that only 228 customers had failed to get through to the emergency line. Docomo unveils AI tech that generates images of brain changes

24th January 2024

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Telstra, Trans Pacific Networks build new cable connecting US to Singapore Telstra global arm Telstra International has partnered with Trans Pacific Networks (TPN) to build and operate the Echo Cable, a subsea cable to connect the US to Singapore, creating a new route and delivering connectivity in the Trans-Pacific. Southern Cross eyes Ciena’s WaveLogic 6 for its Next cable expansion 

23rd January 2024

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Telstra International extends network capabilities in Latin America Telstra global arm Telstra International has extended its network capabilities into Latin America by establishing a point-of-presence (PoP) at Stemmons Towers in Dallas, Texas in collaboration with Mexican telecommunication providers Axtel and Vivaro. Macquarie Data Centre gets nod from government body to construct third data centre

22nd January 2024

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