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Telcos could charge individuals to access their own metadata 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
PJCIS calls for equal access for citizens.
 
iiNet edges closer to overtaking Optus 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Posts big jump in broadband customers.
 
Optus net profit drops despite user, services growth 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
700MHz spectrum buoys 4G coverage plans.
 
Optus enters data analytics market 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will offer consumer intelligence collected from free wi-fi.
 
France mandates blocking of terrorist-supporting websites 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Providers have 24 hours to comply.
 
UK telco BT to pilot G.fast copper broadband 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Technology to complement FTTP.
 
No rules for data destruction in retention scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Optus echoes spy watchdog concerns.
 
Telstra refuses to disclose cost of data retention 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Warns of hacker's paradise.
 
Optus, Telstra urge Govt to commit to paying cost of data retention 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Critics of scheme come out in droves.
 
Telstra tests solar fuel cell for backup power 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Renewable energy keeps networks running.
 
Optus, iiNet concerned at 'relaxed' NBN infosec rules 
 
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.
 
Telstra hands over copper, HFC in new $11bn NBN deal 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Value of 2011 deal remains intact.
 
MPs to influence black spot program  
By Andrew Colley | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will be able to nominate 'priority' areas.
 
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.
 
State of NBN too uncertain for full corporate plan 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
NBN Co releases figures for FY2015.
 
Optus offers NFC payments on Android phones 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
First telco to dive into mobile payments.
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