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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Telstra International partners with APTelecom, Google to deliver connectivity in the Pacific The global arm of Telstra, Telstra International, will be partnering with tech giant Google and APTelecom to deliver the new central Pacific Connect initiative, which it claims will uplift connectivity for people and businesses of the Pacific. Elsight shatters connection barriers with ‘worldwide’ version of Halo

19th January 2024

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Vocus to deploy Ciena’s WaveLogic 6 Extreme to satisfy rising bandwidth Australian telecommunications company Vocus will deploy telecommunications service provider Ciena’s WaveLogic 6 Extreme (WL6e) 1.6TB/s coherent technology across its long haul and metro links. Equinix launches Equinix Fabric Cloud Router

18th January 2024

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Medion hit with $260k fine for SIM-swap code breaches Telecommunications company Medion Australia has paid nearly $260,000 for failing to comply with customer identification rules, resulting in a number of people falling victim to SIM-swap scams. Converge and Dito sign fibre sharing agreement in Philippines

17th January 2024

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T-Systems in quantum computing alliance with AQT Deutsche Telekom's IT subsidiary T-Systems has announced a collaboration with Austrian quantum computing technology developer AQT that will give its customers cloud access to AQT's quantum computers. NTT opens new data centre campus in India IT infrastructure company NTT has launched Noida 2, a new data centre in Noida, India. 

16th January 2024

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Announcing Humboldt - the first Internet cable route between Asia Pacific and South America Google, Desarrollo País of Chile, and the Office of Posts and Telecommunications of French Polynesia (OPT), have announced Humboldt, a subsea cable route linking Australia, French Polynesia, and Chile, strengthening the reliability and resilience of digital connectivity across the Pacific. Hawaiki Australia-US Cable blazes with 400Gbps Ethernet speed

15th January 2024

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The latest issue of our journal, the Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, is now available on the TelSoc website at  Please have a look at it.  You can download the full issue (towards the bottom of the issue page) or select individual articles.  All content is free to financial members of TelSoc (when logged in).

7th January 2024

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From the Commswire team: 2023 was still a challenging year for many and we hope you have had some positive times. We wish you the best for summertime and that you have lots of time with the important people in your life having lots of fun, love, laughter, and good times. We appreciate the support of our readers, customers, and partners during 2023. It was great to have your support and friendship.

22nd December 2023

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Telnyx fined for failing to curb SMS scams, mobile number fraud Telnyx Australia has paid $106,560 infringement notice after the Australian Communications and Media Authority found the telco failed to reduce scam SMS and prevent mobile number fraud between 2017 and 2022, breaching anti-scam and public safety obligations. ZTE launches telecom energy solution as response to industry trends

21st December 2023

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