Stories by Stephanie McDonald

Greens continue to fight against Trans Pacific Partnership agreement

The Greens has called on the new Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, to halt negotiations of the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (TPPA).

ACCC issues notice to NBN Co to vary SAU

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission formally issued a notice to NBN Co to vary its special access undertaking (SAU).

3G connections growing at 40 per cent a year

Mobile broadband is the fastest growing ICT segment in the world, according to a report released by the International Telecommunication Union, a UN agency.

CSIRO transforms 2D faces into 3D models

The CSIRO has filed patents for a device that detects human faces in 2D photos and turns them into 3D images.

Optus wins NSW govt contract for mobile services

Optus has won a contract with the NSW Department of Finance and Services to provide managed mobility services, replacing Telstra as the provider for its mobile services.

Why business risk needs to be controlled: amaysim CEO

Like many entrepreneurs, Rolf Hansen, CEO at mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) amaysim, has both won and lost it all.

Telstra buys a stake in Fred IT Group

Telstra has taken out a 50 per cent in Fred IT Group, which provides IT services and dispensing software to pharmacies and is part owned by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

Telstra to let customers share plans

Telstra has launched shared mobile plans that will allow customers to spread their monthly data allowance between several mobile devices.

Low income earners miss out on Internet access

Low income earners can’t afford an Internet connection, according to research commissioned by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN).

Optus ends Woolworths Mobile contract

Optus is terminating its agreement with Woolworths Mobile, with Woolworths Mobile sims to cease being sold from 1 October.

Tassie tech companies ask: where’s our NBN?

Several IT businesses in Hobart are struggling to get connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN), including one startup that relocated back to Australia from the United States on the premise that the network would be available soon.

Telstra's NBN migration plan receives ACCC approval

Telstra measures to migrate customers to the fibre National Broadband Network (NBN) have been approved by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Ziggy Switkowski to face challenges leading the NBN: academic

Former Telstra CEO Ziggy Switkowski is tipped to become NBN Co’s newest chief executive, but one academic has predicted he may struggle in the role.

Telstra to cut 1100 jobs

Telstra will cut around 1100 jobs from its operation business by June next year, around 6 per cent of its operations staff.

University of Newcastle CIO leaves after four months

Mark Pigot has left the position of CIO at the University of Newcastle after just four months in the job.