Stories by Luisa Bustos

Optus details Internet offering

Cable & Wireless Optus yesterday shed some light on its plans to attack the Internet market space, but missing from the equation was a package for large organisations and a cable Internet service.

PowerLAN and INS merge

Systems integrator, PowerLAN and communications specialist, International Networking Solutions (INS) are joining forces to become a national IT services company.

MCI WorldCom seals OzEmail deal

The long-awaited notification of the takeover of Australia's largest Internet service provider, OzEmail, by international telecommunications carrier MCI WorldCom has finally came to pass.

Carriers demand cheaper USO costs

Competing carriers are happy to lobby for cheaper costs for the Universal Service Obligation (USO), but are not willing to take responsibility for the service, a Telstra spokesperson told Computerworld.

MCI WorldCom finally seals OzEmail takeover

The long awaited notification of the takeover of Australia's largest Internet service provider, OzEmail, by international telecommunications carrier MCI WorldCom finally came to pass last night.

USO debate finalised no later than June

The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) expects a final decision on the Universal Service Obligation (USO) will be handed down no later than June 30.

Telstra 'poor showing' at hearing irks users

Telstra's appearance at last week's Senate Committee hearing into the Telecommunications Act and privatisation of the telco giant was less than satisfactory, according to an industry player who attended the meeting.

Redeeming a network from the ashes

On July 2, 1997 a fire ripped through Bankstown Civic Centre destroying Council Chambers and first floor and leaving computer systems water soaked and smoke damaged.

PowerTel chooses Nortel

In a deal worth $50 million, Nortel Networks is supplying PowerTel with voice switching, network management and remote access equipment for its fibre-optic network in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.