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  • Vodafone finally makes its NBN play

    Vodafone has confirmed it is preparing to enter the National Broadband Network market, with the company’s CEO — Iñaki Berroeta — saying that the telco intends to offer its first fixed-line broadband services before the end of next year.

    19 Oct. 16 13:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Optus and Nokia work together on 5G

    Optus has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nokia for collaboration on the development of 5G.

    06 Oct. 16 14:38 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • ACCC gives the tick to Telstra IT systems fix

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has signed off on the results of a Telstra IT systems remediation program intended to bring the telco into line with its Structural Separation Undertaking (SSU) obligations.

    04 Oct. 16 11:42 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • MyNetFone strikes MVNO deal with Telstra

    MNF Group, whose brands include MyNetFone and voice carrier Symbio Networks, will begin offering 3G and 4G services using Telstra’s mobile network.

    04 Oct. 16 10:25 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra eyes retail redundancies

    Telstra has moved to make redundancies in its retail business, with a net loss of about 300 roles expected, primarily from non-customer-facing positions.

    30 Sept. 16 10:57 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Date set for Vodafone 2G switch-off

    Vodafone will switch off its 2G GSM network on 30 September 2017, the telco announced this morning.

    30 Sept. 16 09:28 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra reveals plan to put more technicians in the field

    Telstra will boost its communications technicians workforce by 1000 over the next six months, the telco said today. Telstra said the mix would include a number of full-time employees and subcontractors through Infrastructure Services Group Management.

    23 Sept. 16 14:45 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra to offer emergency services priority on LTE

    Telstra has announced plans to launch in December functionality on its LTE network that will give emergency services organisations (ESOs) priority access to network capacity.

    22 Sept. 16 11:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Telstra and Microsoft integrate voice with Office 365

    Telstra and Microsoft have formed a partnership to deliver managed enterprise voice services to Office 365 customers, and to co-develop offerings that they say will be unique to the Australian market.

    21 Sept. 16 15:35 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Telstra aims to ensure 5G is good for ‘Australian conditions’

    Telstra and Ericsson have staged the first public demonstration in Australia of 5G mobile technology, with Telstra saying its early participation in 5G is essential to enable it to ensure that the evolving standards meet Australia’s requirements.

    21 Sept. 16 08:30 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Vodafone joins Nokia public safety 4G comms group

    Vodafone Hutchison Australia has signed up to a new Nokia-led group that aims to boost the useof 4G LTE technology by public safety agencies as well as the adoption of associated standards.

    15 Sept. 16 13:23 Written by Rohan Pearce