The Labor party’s move to finally directly link healthcare with the National Broadband Network (NBN) is a welcome development, but may have come too late and does not go nearly far enough.
Stories by Trevor Clarke
Avnet has emerged as the buyer for ASX-listed itX and will pay $77.5 million to pick up the IT distributor.
Centrelink’s IT systems were hit by a quarter million spike in traffic in one day as a result of the Rudd Government’s stimulus measures, the Department of Human Services (DHS) deputy secretary of ICT infrastructure, John Wadeson has told business forum in Sydney.
Foreign investment in Australia’s telecommunications market will continue to be low if either side of politics do not force the structural separation of Telstra, the director of Telecom New Zealand has told a business forum in Sydney.
Policies on what the respective political parties would do on top of a faster broadband network infrastructure remain disappointingly absent, according to the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).
iiNet has joined Optus in expressing support for the Greens’ call for NBN Co to be kept in public hands, rather than sold off five years after its completion.
Four of Australia’s biggest Internet service providers (ISPs) have ripped into the Federal Opposition’s broadband policy as failing to provide a competitive market structure.
Speaking to Internode's carrier relations manager, John Lindsay, after the Opposition launched its broadband policy yesterday, I was struck by how often the debate around whether we need faster broadband than the market currently provides continues to ignore the concept of multiple devices, multiple users on one connection.
Watching the Opposition party announce their alternative broadband policy and the performance of shadow communications minister, Tony Smith, during a debate on ICT issues at the National Press Club was at times excruciatingly painful.
The lack of provisions for creating an even broadband playing field in the Opposition's recently announced policy is a glaring oversight that could create a multi-speed and uneven economy.
The Opposition’s decision to rely on a mix of technologies to deliver faster broadband infrastructure as part of its recently-announced policy could create major integration headaches for both telecommunications and ICT companies.
The Federal Opposition’s broadband policy will not provide greater competition and will make the market “worse”, according to the Competitive Carriers Coalition (CCC).
A leading telecommunications analyst has slammed the Federal Opposition's broadband policy announced today as lacking vision and leadership.
The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has published an open letter calling on all political parties to stop the short-term nature of the election discourse to focus more on digital foundations for our economic future.
Malcolm Turnbull’s recent claim that Australians will not want a 100Mbps connection, as offered under Labor's National Broadband Network, ignores the entire history of our access to the Internet and is recklessly misleading.