Govt to adopt all changes to data retention bill 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Likely to pass into law.
 
Telcos could charge individuals to access their own metadata 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
PJCIS calls for equal access for citizens.
 
Deadlock: Cost still the problem for piracy scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
ISPs, rights holders in repeat of 2012 stalemate.
 
France mandates blocking of terrorist-supporting websites 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Providers have 24 hours to comply.
 
Vocus offloads Kiwi network construction unit 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Sets up joint venture with Spark.
 
UK telco BT to pilot G.fast copper broadband 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Technology to complement FTTP.
 
Telstra tests solar fuel cell for backup power 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Renewable energy keeps networks running.
 
Telstra eyes up Pacnet for acquisition 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Working to take over 46,000km of undersea cable.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Utilities/Media CIO of the year 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
The best of telco, gas, water and media.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Govt gives ISPs four months to develop piracy code  
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will introduce website blocking for non-Aussie torrent sites.
 
Aussie telcos struggling with IPv6 adoption 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Underperforming globally.
 
Data retention bill fails scrutiny test 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee recommends fixing ill-defined, far-reaching scheme.
 
Vodafone would sell Australian operation 'for the right price' 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Telco boss Colao invites offers for non-core assets.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Telstra class action won’t end like Vodafone, says law firm 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lawyers expect case to be filed by Christmas
 
AFP will use data retention to fight piracy 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commissioner reveals use for new scheme.
 
Govt blasted over data retention laws 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ludlam asks the ALP to “read the damn bill”.
 
Turnbull introduces data retention legislation 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Still no definition of metadata to be stored.
 
Telstra CIO resigns 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco begins global hunt for new tech chief.
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