Telecommunications News, Features, and Interviews

  • MNF Group wins Inabox takeover tussle

    Inabox shareholders have voted to accept an offer by MNF Group that will see the MyNetFone owner acquire all of Inabox Group’s operating businesses.

    07 Dec. 18 15:17 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Top Huawei executive arrested on US request

    The daughter of Huawei's founder, a top executive at the Chinese technology giant, was arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, stirring up fears it could reignite a Sino-U.S. trade row and roiling global stock markets.

    07 Dec. 18 09:33 Written by Reuters
  • Huawei security fears - paranoia, blowback, or both?

    BT has made the decision to strip the equipment of Huawei from its core EE 4G network among growing security concerns about the Chinese telecom infrastructure giant's critical infrastructure footprint. Can - or should - any blame be laid on Huawei, or is this a result of paranoia, projection, or a severe lack of government oversight?

    07 Dec. 18 01:16 Written by By Tamlin Magee
  • Government’s USO plan a ‘massive missed opportunity’, says Vodafone

    The government’s planned successor to the Universal Service Obligation (USO) is “a massive missed opportunity” that will allow Telstra “to continue to line its own pockets at the expense of Regional Australia and taxpayers,” according to a Vodafone executive.

    05 Dec. 18 15:25 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Activ8me faces ACCC legal action over ads

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has claimed that ISP Activ8me is guilty of breaching the Australian Consumer Law and taking Federal Court action against the company.

    05 Dec. 18 14:10 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Backhaul competition better but regulation still needed, ACCC finds

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is of a mind to continue to regulate the backhaul market in some parts of the country, but a draft decision released today by the ACCC would end regulation in 137 metro and 27 regional areas.

    05 Dec. 18 13:52 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Free market failure: Call for government to fund better regional comms

    A government-commissioned review of the state of telecommunications in regional Australia has concluded that maximising economic opportunities in remote parts of the nation will require investing hundreds of millions of dollars in building new infrastructure.

    05 Dec. 18 12:38 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Bidding war for Inabox

    SB&G Telecoms has sweetened the terms of its takeover offer for Inabox, as it seeks to fight off an attempt by MNF Group to acquire the ASX-listed company’s operating businesses.

    04 Dec. 18 15:18 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra strikes Arduino deal

    Telstra will distribute the upcoming Arduino MKR NB 1500 IoT developer board in Australia.

    03 Dec. 18 13:55 Written by Rohan Pearce
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