Telco/ISP News & Opinions

Vodafone re-signs Nokia to run network from India 
1 day 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
Four-year extension to long-running contract.
 
Facebook to build solar-powered drones for internet access 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Prototype test flown already.
 
Turnbull introduces bill to block piracy websites 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes ownership of legislation from Brandis.
 
Govt takes slow steps in review of spectrum for emergency services 
 
Govt seeks to limit Telstra advantage in NBN Co data flows 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
New licence condition for NBN Co proposed.
 
TPG posts strong results ahead of proposed iiNet buy 
 
Obama seeks to kickstart fast broadband, STEM education 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
$240m to go towards science, tech, engineering and maths.
 
iiNet board 'seriously concerned' about culture post-TPG buy 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Founder Malone comes out swinging against deal.
 
Telstra runs out of IPv4 addresses 
By Andrew Colley | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
ISOC says use of CGNAT could harm data retention scheme.
 
Cisco confirms IP phone eavesdropping flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Update: But successful exploit 'not likely'.
 
British government to binge on broadband for all 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Five megabits per second USO for telcos.
 
Telstra expounds on 4G wholesale product 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Available before June 2016.
 
Brandis prepares to introduce site blocking legislation 
 
Boeing eyes satellite deal with tech giants this year 
Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aims to be behind expansion of internet access.
 
Australian 4G speeds not improving 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
But coverage getting better.
 
Telco bosses hound Govt on data retention costs 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone bosses lobby for clarity.
 
IPv6 laggards to face tough questions from investors 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
US ARIN chief says IPv4, CGNAT infrastructure has five years left.
 
Vodafone centralises customer support to Tasmania 
By Brendon Foye | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Moves out of long-time facility.
 
iiNet and TPG: when two cultures clash 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
What will happen to a customer favourite after acquisition.
 
TPG to buy iiNet for $1.4 billion 
By Ry Crozier, Allie Coyne | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Big player gets even bigger.
 
NBN Co trials HFC, promises upgrade to fibre speeds 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cable technology upgrade planned for 2017.
 
NBN Co reveals costs for users to switch to fibre 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Individuals to pay thousands, groups could pay millions.
 
Telstra flags more Aussie regions for public cloud 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Potential two-city presence.
 
TPG offers $45 monthly wholesale FTTB package 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Opts against Layer 2 product initially.
 
Telstra set to lose fight for 7 percent wholesale price hike 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
ACCC draft ruling mulls price drop.
 
Telstra wi-fi put to the test by over 700k users 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Over 140TB delivered wirelessly.
 
Cost of telco services falls while NBN plan prices rise 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Customers search for bigger data caps.
 
Journalist metadata could get special treatment 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
Media union says Government botched retention bill.
 
iiNet hit with $204k penalty over broadband ads 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Updated: ACCC takes issue with prominence of minimum price.
 
Airservices partners with Inmarsat for better flight tracking  
By Allie Coyne | Mar 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cut down from 40 to 15 minute intervals.
 
Telstra, Ericsson to partner on 5G 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
VoLTE to launch this year.
 
Samsung debuts Galaxy S6, payments service 
 
Telcos could charge individuals to access their own metadata 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
PJCIS calls for equal access for citizens.
 
Labor backs controversial data retention bill 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Legislation likely to pass.
 
US to enforce net neutrality 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
New rules ban discrimination and charging for priority access.
 
NBN Co losses climb as rollout steps up 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Broadly on track to meet fiscal year targets.
 
iiNet, DBC face three-week wait for piracy ruling 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Battle over draft code, copyright ownership.
 
Defence satellite upgrade added to trouble list 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Comms enhancement five years behind schedule.
 
Gemalto claims SIM cards are still secure 
Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
As Japanese telco launches its own investigation into hacking claims.
 
Deadlock: Cost still the problem for piracy scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
ISPs, rights holders in repeat of 2012 stalemate.
 
Google forges mobile payments deal with US telcos 
 
Telstra to build 22 new WA mobile towers 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
State govt announces $45m program.
 
NBN Co signs $400m HFC deal with Arris 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Faster speeds promised.
 
ISPs agree to graduated warnings for pirates 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Draft copyright infringement code published.
 
Telstra CEO David Thodey to retire 
Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Replacement announced.
 
TPG puts FTTB plan back on sale 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Offers $70 monthly bundle.
 
iiNet edges closer to overtaking Optus 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Posts big jump in broadband customers.
 
Vodafone loses 46k customers 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Second half growth fails to stem exodus.
 
Aussie pirates could receive 'threatening' letters: DBC lawyers 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
‘Don’t wait for voluntary code’.
 
Abbott puts data retention cost at $400m  
By Paris Cowan | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
A “small price to pay” for national security.
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