Amcom and Vocus take the next step as TPG raises the stakes; Optus turns the corner ? profit, revenues, customers up and introduces a mobile payments app ; NBN Co formalises the multi technology mix; Sydney rates poorly as a networked city; Optus selects NEC and NetCracker for OSS and NEC wins deal to boost Solomon Islands mobile and broadband; US court stops attempt to seize domain names; Kiwi telco levy draft published; Major spectrum management reform coming ; AMTA welcomes spectrum paper;...
14th November 2014
Amcom and Vocus take the next step; Shift to OTT viewing in US driving large increase in household bandwidth needs; Infosys Finacle sets new banking benchmark; Brocade expands ?the effortless network?; NFV and SDN market to reach US$11 billion; ITU conference ends with mutual backslapping.
11th November 2014
Telstra cries poor. The NBN is hurting us!;Telstra?s submission;When too much is not enough ? opposition grows to Telstra?s ?insatiable appetite?;ANALYSIS Now Telstra wants CBDs excluded from Standard Access Obligations;ECONOMUSE The problems of transitional pricing;Turnbull moves on TPG cherry picking;Vodafone Australia turns;Free international calls for Voda this weekend;21 years of Vodafone in Australia;Vodafone launches new business plans; and teams up with Spotify;US Commerce Secretary...
17th October 2014
ANALYSIS Where does it end? Now Telstra wants CBDs excluded from SAO; Yatango claims ?best value? 4G; Happy birthday Vodafone means free international calls; 21 years of Vodafone in Australia; Google to test millimetre wave transmissions; Amazon Fire phone missing in action; Mobile operators evaluating SDN and NFV.
17th October 2014
Trujillo to buy Telecom Italia?; BT trials Gigabit over copper; Australia a world leader ? in phishing; HP launches ?industry first? SDN app store; as Brocade moves to ?user-centric networking?; Axis adds apps to video surveillance range; Remote hole in Bash leaves Unix systems open.
26th September 2014
COVER STORY - THE NBN WARS CONTINUE ? BY PROXY; Scales assertions ?incorrect?, says Tucker; In support of a fibre to the premises NBN; ANALYSIS - Turnbull talks up Telstra?s NBN plans; ECONOMUSE - Hobson?s choice with NBN Co pricing; NBN congratulates self on first FTTN user
22nd August 2014
Telstra renews Ericsson deal to support SDN; Telstra has confirmed Ericsson as its continued supplier for optical transport; Dead as a Dodo; Impossible to cost data retention, says iiNet; Australian IT managers unaware of privacy laws; Samsung buys its way into IoT market; MobileMuster wants your old phones.
19th August 2014
Vodafone reallocates spectrum for big 4G push; Amcom signs ?biggest? Cisco deal with UoM; ACMA launches website for wireless mic users; SDN to ?take over the data centre?; Nokia trials 4G for TV broadcasting; ANALYSIS One billion smartphones will ship this year.
30th July 2014
Telstra-NBN battle over CPI indexing heats up; Telstra wins ? court says dispute ?not a dispute?; Vocus acquires FX Networks; Telstra invests in mobile security company; NBN Co argues for continued monopoly; NBN fixed wireless passes 100,000 premises; ACMA announces new mobile to 1800 and 13/1300 framework; and ACCAN will monitor the commitments; Global networks ?full of obsolete devices?; Physical location of data ?will become increasingly irrelevant? in post-Snowden era; Malone continues to...
4th July 2014
Telcos seek differentiation through network capacity addition, service quality and coverage improvement. Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) promises to immediately lower the capital and operational cost base. This will set the scene or faster ?software-defined network? (SDN) additions which will improve utilisation of network assets.