Stories by Rohan Pearce


Tanda clocks up clock-in milestone

Brisbane startup Tanda in September hit a milestone of 2 million clock-ins using its software.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 October, 2015 09:08

Tags: startups

OtherLevels combines on-shore engineering with offshore sales

Australian technology company OtherLevels is investing heavily in its overseas presence to win new customers for its marketing automation platform. But the managing director of the newly publicly listed company, Brendan O'Kane, is keen to keep his engineering team based in Brisbane.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 October, 2015 08:50

Tags: marketing, startups, marketing automation

New Telstra app turns mobile devices into landline handsets

A new app launched by Telstra allows calls to be made over a landline service while using a compatible mobile device instead of a standard home phone handset.

By Rohan Pearce | 08 September, 2015 16:14

Tags: mobile phones, smartphones, tablets, Wi-F, Telecommunications, Telstra

Customers and cloud at heart of Westpac technology transformation

Westpac Group will increase its annual investment spend by 20 per cent to $1.3 billion with the bulk of it dedicated to technology, digital and simplification projects, the bank announced today.

By Rohan Pearce | 07 September, 2015 12:39

Tags: hybrid cloud, infrastructure, Westpac Group, BT, Westpac, Cloud, cloud computing, st george

VirtuTel eyes SDN to build self-service network

VirtuTel is harnessing OpenFlow to build an online portal that will allow its customers to order services and then have them automatically provisioned from within the wholesaler's network.

By Rohan Pearce | 26 August, 2015 13:23

Tags: Case studies, OpenFlow 1.3, Networking, software-defined networking (SDN), Telecommunications, software-defined-networking, Case Study, VirtuTel, OpenFlow, brocade, SDN

Telstra Health scores hospital contracts in Malaysia, Thailand

Telstra Health has won four new contracts with hospitals in Malaysia and Thailand.

By Rohan Pearce | 25 August, 2015 12:30

Tags: health, Healthcare, Telstra Health, Telstra

Beehives get Intel inside

The CSIRO is leading a hi-tech study into maladies affecting increasing number of bee colonies around the world.

By Rohan Pearce | 25 August, 2015 09:04

Tags: CSIRO, Internet of Bees, RFID, intel

NBN 2.0 costs more than expected

NBN has confirmed that the revised National Broadband Network rollout is likely to cost more than was previously expected.

By Rohan Pearce | 24 August, 2015 13:24

Tags: National Broadband Network (NBN), national broadband network, broadband, Telecommunications

TPG's acquisition of iiNet gets green light from ACCC

Australia's competition regulator will not oppose TPG's acquisition of iiNet.

By Rohan Pearce | 20 August, 2015 09:48

Tags: TPG, iiNet

Telstra adds 664,000 mobile customers

In the 2015 financial year Telstra added 664,000 retail mobile net new services and 189,000 retail fixed broadband net new services, the telco reported today.

By Rohan Pearce | 13 August, 2015 12:23

Tags: Networking, Andrew Penn, broadband, Telecommunications, Telstra

Optus offers calling over Wi-Fi

Optus has launched an app for iPhones and Android handsets that allow voice calls and text messaging over Wi-Fi connections.

By Rohan Pearce | 11 August, 2015 13:45

Tags: wireless networking, Wi-Fi, mobile phones, Networking, smartphones, optus, Telecommunications, wireless networks

Optus to shut down 2G network in 2017

Optus will shut down its 2G network in April 2017, the telco revealed today.

By Rohan Pearce | 05 August, 2015 11:12

Tags: 4g, mobile phones, smartphones, spectrum, 2G, optus, Telecommunications

Telstra reveals increase in warrant-free access to customer data

Access to Telstra customer data by law enforcement agencies increased in FY 14-15, the telco revealed in its latest transparency report.

By Rohan Pearce | 03 August, 2015 10:56

Tags: data retention, Telstra, data retention plan, privacy

NBN to invest $40m to boost construction workforce

NBN will spend more close to $40 million on training and awareness campaigns to boost the National Broadband Network construction workforce, the company announced this morning.

By Rohan Pearce | 03 August, 2015 09:38

Tags: Networking, nbn co, training, National Broadband Network (NBN), careers, Telecommunications, broadband, NBN, Bill Morrow

'Invisible' payments key to mobile success, says Braintree

Making the payments process 'invisible' is an important part of what makes the mobile experience delivered by companies such Airbnb and Uber so effective, according to Tyson Hackwood.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 July, 2015 11:47

Tags: mobility, BrainTree

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