Telco/ISP News & Opinions

NBN Co expects Telstra deal to be signed by Christmas 
By Allie Coyne | 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Rubber stamp likely in early 2015.
 
Telstra restructures internally to target Asia 
By Andrew Colley | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
'Crucial' for carrier to scale.
 
TIO reports for the first time on NBN complaints 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
Connection delays top list, while excess mobile data charges dominate overall.
 
iiNet facing new copyright battle with Hollywood 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Fighting to protect customer details.
 
Telstra launches new health division 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Offers remote and rural patients access to GPs.
 
ACCC to exclude NBN payments from Telstra wholesale pricing 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Decision likely to anger rivals.
 
Telstra accused of misleading customers on mobile phone rights 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
ACCC finds 400 possible breaches of consumer law.
 
Unsecure police radios at centre of Victorian election battle 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Will $10 million be enough to do the job?
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
Former AAPT boss joins Nextgen 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
To lead network expansion.
 
NBN Co names first 140 FTTN sites 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
National trial extended.
 
Google releases Android 5.0 'Lollipop' 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Automatic encryption, performance boost.
 
Telstra to buy managed network specialist Bridge Point 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest acquisition bolsters NAS unit.
 
Govt offers up draft FTTB wholesale conditions 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rules to counter TPG threat to NBN.
 
WiGig coming to Samsung devices 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Samsung preps 4.6Gbps millimetre-wave WiFi devices.
 
Google's public DNS goes offline 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian, NZ and SE Asian users affected.
 
Telstra pushes for seven percent wholesale price hike 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Optus wants NBN payments to be considered.
 
AT&T to pay $119m to settle 'cramming' allegations 
Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
US regulators discover practice of unauthorised charges.
 
Optus chair sees BT's Openreach as model for Telstra split 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Calls for new ACCC powers to address threat to competition.
 
Hands off the ACCC 
By Allan Asher | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Why setting up a specialist regulator is "inviting disaster".
 
Optus expands 4G using newly acquired spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Network grows into 700MHz, 2600MHz bands.
 
Govt reveals 6000 mobile black spots 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria wants almost half of program funding.
 
Ergas labels Melton NBN FTTP results 'anecdotal'   
By Andrew Colley | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not a basis for questioning cost-benefit analysis findings.
 
Optus to outsource, offshore 75 jobs 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ongoing transformation efforts affect digital division.
 
Vertigan NBN report revives telco industry divisions 
By Andrew Colley | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Panel findings an expensive distraction
 
CommBank discovers security issues with NBN-connected ATMs 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
New CIO responds to migration inquiry.
 
NSW Govt issues telco procurement demands 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agency purchases must comply with new standards.
 
Alcatel sells enterprise division for $290m 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Chinese firm takes majority stake.
 
Telstra warns of phishers targeting 700MHz spectrum trial 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Free iPhone 6 promised to first 100 to update details.
 
NBN Co should be split up: Vertigan panel 
 
NBN Co to launch FTTN product at end of 2015 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Thousand-node trial to be extended into service pilot.
 
iiNet, Dodo breach consumer billing rules  
By Tony Yoo | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
ACMA sends formal warning to telcos.
 
Parliament passes law to let ASIO tap entire internet 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greens effort to limit devices fails.
 
Zen Telecom fined for faking Telstra partnership 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
ACCC imposes $225,000 penalty.
 
Telstra names first sites in $100m wi-fi network 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Payphones become trial hotspots.
 
ACMA to offer self-service portal for spectrum licensing 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Builds an API for mobile app developers.
 
Reagan signed off on NSA surveillance 
Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Is Congress going after the wrong laws?
 
NBN Co to reveal broadband mix in weeks 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
What type of connection will you get?
 
NBN Co chief claims leaked Melton pilot has a 'bad smell'  
By Andrew Colley | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Denies report is an official company document.
 
Vodafone reveals plans to store users' online activity 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says retrieval under Govt proposal will impose massive cost.
 
Apple quick-releases 8.0.2 update for iOS 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Follows yesterday's botched patch.
 
Senate rejects attempt to limit ASIO's access to devices 
 
Qld police need better digital protection: union 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Encrypted radio, smart devices required under heightened terror threat.
 
Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 patch that kills calls, TouchID 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Botched upgrade disconnects users worldwide.
 
Telstra ditches 900 MHz for LTE-Advanced 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
To focus on 700 MHz + 1800 MHz.
 
Canberra's wi-fi network to block file sharing P2P traffic 
 
DSL remains Australia's main business broadband option 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Only big business taking up FTTP.
 
Cloudflare launches open source keyless SSL 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crypto expert doubtful.
 
Vic 000 operator slams telcos over mobile location delays 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telstra says capability should be ready in weeks.
 
Apple targets Android with iPhone migration guide 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ahead of iOS 8 general availability.
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