Telecommunications News, Features, and Interviews
Telstra's healthcare division has acquired UK-headquartered health analytics company Dr Foster.
Optus has submitted an enforceable undertaking to Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim which commits it to an independent review of its information security systems.
Telstra will store data that it is forced to retain under the government's new data retention regime within Australia, the telco has revealed.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia has extended its managed services contract with Nokia Networks for another four years.
Consumers seem to be coming out on top as a growing number of European telecom and cable operators offer discounted mobile subscriptions as a bonus for choosing other services.
The government’s data retention bill has successfully made it through the Senate, with the Coalition, Labor and the Palmer United Party’s Dio Wang voting for the legislation.
The Internet Society of Australia and industry group Communications Alliance have urged caution on the government's new anti-piracy scheme. Under the government's plan, ISPs can be compelled to block websites associated with copyright infringement.
The government has introduced a bill that will allow copyright holders to apply for court orders forcing ISPs to block access to pirate websites.
The Australian government has asked how best to provide mobile broadband to public safety agencies by 2020.
The crossbenchers have provided the "true opposition" to the government's proposed data retention regime, Greens Senator Scott Ludlam told a press conference earlier today.
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