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Telstra’s dire problems affect us all

22 October, 2018
EVEN if you’re not a customer, you need Telstra to be doing well. And they’re not. This is how their problems affect us all. AUSTRALIANS are aghast at Telstra’s embarrassing ... Read more

Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm push 4G limits

20 September, 2018
Australian market leader Telstra claimed a world first after completing a 2Gb/s data call on its 4G network, in a trial involving Ericsson and Qualcomm. In a statement, the operato... Read more

Optus full-year profit drops

22 May, 2017
Optus has suffered a hefty drop in full-year profit as content costs and competition weigh on earnings but the second-ranked telco has flagged a $1.5 billion boost to its network s... Read more

One in 4 Aussies in mortgage stress

12 May, 2017
One in four (767,000) Australian households are currently experiencing mortgage stress with just over 30,000 in ‘severe’ stress, according to Digital Finance Analytics. The mor... Read more

Six futuristic phone designs

20 September, 2016
Cell phone technology continues moving forward year after year, but many of the developments are incremental—a better camera, more storage space, or a faster processor. Six futur... Read more

Optus commences rollout of VoLTE

10 May, 2016
Australia’s Optus has commenced the rollout of VoLTE technology to Australia’s major capital cities.The Singtel subsidiary revealed that its initial rollout will concen... Read more

Optus denies plan to cut 1,000 jobs

1 March, 2016
Australia’s second largest telco, which in February announced a third quarter profit of $227 million, was reported by The Australian to be considering the redundancies as par... Read more

Telefonica creates infrastructure company

29 February, 2016
Telefonica set up a firm called Telxius to house its global infrastructure assets, with a brief to get involved with growth opportunities “including the possibility of incorporat... Read more

Telstra to buy Globecast Australia

25 March, 2015
Telstra is set to acquire Globecast Australia, a leading provider of media services for broadcasters in Australasia. The acquisition is subject to ACCC review prior to completion. ... Read more

Optus plans content revolution

23 March, 2015
Optus’ new chief executive Allen Lew has unveiled an ambitious transformation of the nation’s No 2 telco to turn its big, dumb pipes of internet connectivity into an analytics ... Read more

Australian 4G speeds not improving

18 March, 2015
But coverage getting better. Australia mobile customers get some of the best 4G LTE coverage in the world but are receiving less than impressive data speeds, large-scale user resea... Read more

Telstra, Ericsson to partner on 5G

4 March, 2015
Telstra will partner with its long-term equipment supplier Ericsson to define 5G technology in an effort to launch the network for commercial use in 2020. The technology will event... Read more

Vodafone declares turnaround complete

19 February, 2015
Australia’s third largest telco Vodafone has completed a three-year turnaround effort initiated following large-scale network and customer service issues in 2010. Vodafone declar... Read more