Stories by Adam Bender


St. Mary's College prepares for Windows 8 rollout

St. Mary’s College will upgrade student and staff devices to Windows 8 next year, following a recent technology refresh that included a rollout of new notebooks to students and teachers.

Australia gets poor marks for connectivity satisfaction

Australians are the least satisfied mobile customers among nine developed and emerging countries surveyed in a Juniper Networks report.

Mobile industry to push RadComms Act update in 2015: AMTA chair

The Australian mobile industry will seek a modernised spectrum framework and reduced regulations in 2015, according to the new chairman of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association.

Telstra aims to simplify international roaming prices

Telstra has fired the latest volley in the telco price war for international roaming.

CIO guides strategic review at MTC Australia

A new CIO has led MTC Australia through a strategic review of its not-for-profit educational organisation.

NEC snags $55 million contract with NT govt

The Northern Territory government has signed a $55 million, three-year contract with NEC to support 20,000 users across the territory.

UPDATED: 4G in Australia: The state of the nation

The top three Australian carriers are spending billions upgrading their networks to high-speed 4G LTE services. Customers are just starting to see the new plans and rollout is expected to intensify through the year and well into 2013.

Govt supports crowdsourced equity for startups

The government has launched a discussion paper on developing a regulatory model for crowdsourced equity funding to spur startups in Australia.

Government prioritises 'open access' in Mobile Black Spot program

The government will seek to spur competition as it funds mobile services in regional Australia under its Mobile Black Spot program, according to guidelines issued today.

Netflix to drive Australian ISP spending: Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks stands to gain from the entrance of Netflix into Australia, according to executives at the networking equipment supplier.

ADSL, submarine cable faults reported in Perth

Perth residents have suffered from two separate Internet outages this week.

Mobile services decline for first time: ACMA

The Australian mobile market has reached saturation, but Australians are downloading greater amounts of data, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

Xero, Oneflare unveil new support for startup scene

Two Australian tech companies have injected money into the local startup scene.

Dropbox for Business opens API to drive integration

Dropbox has launched an open API for its business product as part of a plan to build a large ecosystem of business software integrations.

UNSW researchers aim to secure smartwatches for e-health

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have been awarded a $322,800 grant to conduct research into boosting the security of wearable technology.