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News about Telecommunications
  • TIO reveals jump in complaints about mobile data charges

    Charges levied on users for exceeding their mobile data quotas have become the number one source of complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, new figures released today by the telco watchdog reveal.

  • EB Games upgrades network to push more video to stores

    EB Games is in the middle of upgrading network connectivity at its chain of retail stores. The games retailer is rolling out a private IP network to replace ADSL.

  • Bill shock measures extended to all telcos

    Customers of smaller Australian telcos are set to begin receiving the same usage alerts provided to customers of Telstra, Optus and Vodafone.

  • Telstra to kill 2G services

    Telstra will shut down its GSM network by the end of 2016, the telco's group managing director of networks has revealed.

  • MyNetFone charts course in app-dominated world

    The future of voice communications may be in 'over the top' applications, but there's life yet in the humble phone number according to the CEO of VoIP provider MyNetFone. Phone numbers "are this invisible glue that everyone takes for granted," Rene Sugo says.

Features about Telecommunications
  • Federal government begins promoting telco consumer advocacy body

    The federal government has begun spruiking its Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), a communications advocacy body due to begin operations on 1 July.

  • Cell-phone service surprises & portion sizes

    For the past 10 years I've expected three constants when visiting the U.S.: friendly people, large portions of food and bad cell-phone coverage.

  • Telecom planning in a time of turmoil

    It's gotten pretty hard to miss the financial news lately: September was the worst month for stocks in years, and October looks to surpass it. Despite the US government's massive US$800-billion bailout, the US economy is still roiling, and Europe's is doing even worse.

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