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Telstra launches its telemedicine service

Telstra Health, the telco's healthcare focussed business, has officially launched its ReadyCare service.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 July, 2015 12:19

Tags: health, telemedicine, Healthcare, Telstra Health, Telstra

NBN issues quarterly construction update

NBN has issued its quarterly construction update, adding 200,000 more premises to the rollout.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 July, 2015 09:09

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

Australian IT spending to reach $78.1 billion in 2015: Gartner

Gartner is forecasting Australian IT spending to grow 2.1 per cent this year, reaching $78.1 billion.

By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 13:53

Tags: Gartner, IT spending

M2 completes Call Plus acquisition

M2 has completed its acquisition of New Zealand Internet service provider Call Plus, the company announced.

By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 11:40

Tags: M2, call plus, broadband, Telecommunications

ACCC recommends more information sharing by NBN

NBN would be compelled to share more information about the rollout of the National Broadband Network with retail service providers (RSPs) under a recommendation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 10:41

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

CenITex to live on in Victoria

Victorian shared services organisation CenITex will live on as an ICT provider, the government has revealed.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 16:03

Tags: shared services, CenITex, government, victorian government

SA government looks for ICT innovation

South Australia will seek expressions of interest from the private sector for the revamp of government ICT systems.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 12:30

Tags: procurement, government, South Australia

Westpac invests in bitcoin startup

Reinventure, a $50 million VC fund whose largest investor is Westpac, has made a "strategic investment" in bitcoin-focussed startup Coinbase.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 11:13

Tags: Coinbase, digital currency, Westpac, Bitcoin

Infrastructure remains big barrier for big data

Existing infrastructure not being up to the task has topped a list of challenges when it comes to Australian organisations implementing big data projects, according to a new study.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 08:30

Tags: big data

Telstra hits back at ACCC over wholesale price cuts

Telstra has described as "disappointing" a draft decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that will see a significant drop in the prices the telco charges for a number of wholesale services on the copper network.

By Rohan Pearce | 29 June, 2015 11:47

Tags: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Telstra

Steeper price cut for Telstra's wholesale broadband services on the cards

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is eyeing a steeper cut than previously mooted to the pricing of the Telstra wholesale services regulated by the competition watchdog.

By Rohan Pearce | 29 June, 2015 10:50

Tags: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Telstra

Telstra officially launches its national Wi-Fi network

Telstra will officially launched its national Wi-Fi network on Tuesday, with the telco dubbing the offering ‘Telstra Air’ and revealing that customers will be able to access an international network of wireless hotspots.

By Rohan Pearce | 26 June, 2015 13:48

Tags: Networking, Telstra

ACCC hurdle cleared for NBN 2.0

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has signed off on Telstra’s revised migration plan, clearing another hurdle for the rollout of the 'multi-technology mix’ National Broadband Network.

Report advocates Defence drone PR offensive

The Department of Defence should "strengthen its public communications" in relation to drone-style unmanned platforms, a parliamentary report has recommended.

By Rohan Pearce | 25 June, 2015 16:55

Tags: drones

Telstra wins big from mobile blackspot program

Telstra has emerged as the big winner from the government's $100 million mobile blackspot program. The telco will build the lion's share of new and upgraded mobile base stations under the program, while rival Optus will build none.

By Rohan Pearce | 25 June, 2015 13:26

Tags: Vodafone, optus, Telecommunications, Telstra

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