Southern Cross Cables will upgrade iiNet’s international bandwidth to 200Gbps, 10 times the current 20Gbps capacity, iiNet said.
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Australia has reduced its spam, according to the quarterly international spam rankings Sophos Q2 2012 spam report released by Sophos.
Optus suffered a 3G data outage across Australia last night, mostly affecting New South Wales and Queensland. Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) Amaysim, Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile all run on the Optus network.
Hutchison has apologised to customers for problems on the Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) mobile network as VHA reported a customer loss of 178,000 in the first half of this year.
Enterprises may see little need to buy a touchscreen enhanced OS like Windows 8 just yet, analysts told Computerworld Australia.
Coles will roll out Microsoft Office 365 to its 100,000 employees throughout Australia, the grocery store said.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority said it didn't know about any regulatory issue keeping Vodafone from updating the Samsung Nexus S to the latest version of Android.
Queensland and Victoria must immediately appoint new privacy commissioners, urged the Australian Privacy Foundation. Each state has an acting commissioner, but the privacy group said that’s unacceptable in letters to each state's attorney general.
Securing Digital Dividend spectrum for the wireless industry is a key priority for the new chair of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association.
TIO Stadium in the Northern Territory has installed a $300,000 scoreboard with Wi-Fi on board, the Northern Territory Government said. AFL fans can see it for themselves at the game this week weekend between Melbourne and Port Adelaide.
Australia will start assigning “05” phone numbers to mobile users in an effort to avoid number exhaustion, the Australian Communications and Media Authority said. The ACMA revised the <I>Telecommunications Number Plan 1977</I> to implement that and two other changes [[artnid: 410749|proposed earlier this year]].
Qantas has launched social-flavoured vacation booking website Hooroo using the cloud and open-source software.
Commonwealth Bank is betting that an EFTPOS terminal that looks like a tablet will give it the edge over competitors. The bank just announced Pi, a smart point-of-sale payment platform embracing modern touch-screen technology and apps.
The Family Court of Australia wants to replace ageing network equipment nationally, and build and fit a new design, according to a tender published 13 July.
Bill shock will perpetuate even with SMS usage warnings required by the revised Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) code, said WhistleOut director Cameron Craig. Carriers should instead let customer place a “hard stop” on their phone accounts when they reach limits, he said.