Telco/ISP

Pair sign wholesale partnership.
Losses climb as rollout grows.
No certainty as to refinancing for struggling company.
Charter nears $70bn Time Warner Cable takeover 
 
Government to overhaul spectrum regulation 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants streamlined, simpler processes in place by next year.
 
Dallas Buyers Club will chase other ISP customers over piracy 
By Allie Coyne | May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Gets two weeks to submit letters to court.
 
Telstra reveals large-scale security breach at Pacnet 
By Allie Coyne | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Unknown attackers used SQL injection to gain access to corporate network.
 
iiNet to offer free legal advice to DBC pirates 
By Allie Coyne | May 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will alert customers whose details have been passed on.
 
Michael Malone joins Yatango board 
By Allie Coyne | May 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
One in a trio of telco heavyweights.
 
Vocus sells 10 percent stake in Amcom 
By Allie Coyne | May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
To increase chance of merger.
 
Macquarie consortium buys tower operator Crown Castle Australia 
By Juha Saarinen | May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants to focus on small cell sites in the US instead.
 
Telstra named Australia's most complained about telco 
By Allie Coyne | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Vodafone turnaround pays off, Optus continues bad run.
 
SingTel boosts Optus capex to fight fixed-line, 4G rivals 
By Allie Coyne | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Forecasts $1.8bn spend over next year.
 
ISPs back new rules for NBN data sharing 
By Allie Coyne | May 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Licence condition to limit Telstra's advantage.
 
Telstra failing to keep wholesale data safe from retail staff 
By Allie Coyne | May 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
ACCC issues third report on SSU compliance.
 
Verizon to buy AOL in $5.5bn deal 
May 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
AOL "as big as it can currently be" alone.
 
Microsoft joins European, Asian subsea cable projects 
By Juha Saarinen | May 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Needs global infrastructure to support cloud services.
 
Govt to give telcos $131m for data retention 
By Allie Coyne | May 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Internet Society of Australia says funding not nearly enough.
 
Govt outlines planned telco tax for satellite, wireless NBN 
 
Australia-US project achieves SDN routing breakthrough 
By Juha Saarinen | May 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
Software-defined networking reaches internet scale.
 
Telcos ordered to pay Dallas Buyers Club's court costs 
By Allie Coyne | May 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
DBC told to hand in draft letter by next week.
 
ACCC to cut costs of mobile calls, SMS 
By Juha Saarinen | May 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants termination rates chopped in half.
 
TPG boosts iiNet bid to $1.56bn, wins board's backing 
 
NBN considers extra charges for regional satellite users 
By Allie Coyne | May 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Costs for missed appointments, late cancellations.
 
TPG share raid delays Vocus/Amcom merger 
By Paris Cowan | May 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Buying time to rally shareholders.
 
Red-faced ICANN regrets revealing private user financials 
By Juha Saarinen | May 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Culprits' names to be provided to leak victims next month.
 
TPG boosts Amcom stake to block Vocus merger 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Updated: Vocus CEO labels effort 'disgusting'.
 
iiNet board gives TPG chance to raise bid 
 
Telstra names new CFO 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Replacement for incoming CEO Andy Penn.
 
Microsoft puts iOS and Android apps on Windows 10 
By Bill Rigby | Apr 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Projects Islandwood and Astoria break cover at Build dev conference.
 
Rio Tinto fears spectrum lockout by 4G telcos 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants 'use it or lose it' policy.
 
Australia's telcos in early battle over regional 4G auction 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telstra hits back at Optus, Voda calls for spectrum limits.
 
TPG beats NBN in court case over FTTB 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telco can legally access and draw power from existing sockets.
 
M2 pledges to keep iiNet brand alive 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Battle for ISP begins.
 
M2 makes $1.6bn play for iiNet 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Challenges TPG's March takeover offer.
 
Site blocking laws will stifle tech investment: Google 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Investors scared away by copyright uncertainty.
 
Google debuts new US wireless service 
Apr 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Project Fi unveiled.
 
Dallas Buyers Club wants ISP user details in two weeks 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
But won't hand letter to judge until same day.
 
NBN Co reveals active service dates for 1000-node trial sites 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
First regions to go live in September.
 
Singtel to delist from ASX 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Low trading volumes pushes Optus parent to focus on Singapore.
 
NBN Co to start second FTTN trial 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New seven-month test ahead of commercial launch.
 
Telcos label site-blocking bill 'deficient' 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Two points of concern left unaddressed.
 
Optus considers breaking net neutrality in Australia 
By Andrew Colley | Apr 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
May charge Netflix, OTT providers for premium service.
 
NBN Co to trial faster fixed wireless 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Regional areas to receive up to 50Mbps down.
 
NewSat enters administration over troubled satellite 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Receivers look to save Jabiru-1.
 
Vocus buys stake in MacTel 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Latest push into telco market.
 
Telstra's cost-cutting chief resigns 
Apr 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Looks for non-exec roles.
 
Aussie ISP takes a year to refund $5000 to customer 
By Brendon Foye | Apr 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Planet ISP pays up after threat of legal action.
 
Telstra to kill off Pacnet brand 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
$857 million takeover closes.
 
Nokia, Alcatel agree to $22 billion merger 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aim to take on market leader Ericsson.
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