Supratim Adhikari

Telcos cautious on Coalition's metadata push

The industry urges further clarity on the technical and financial details underpinning the data retention regime as 'surveillance tax' fear sprouts.

iiNet to roll out $6.7m Wi-Fi network in Victoria

VicGovFree network to cover the central business districts of Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, with users given a daily data quota of 250 megabytes.

Vodafone loses chief marketing officer

Kim Clarke leaves telco after playing a critical role in helping Vodafone salvage its reputation in the market.

Telstra starts global hunt for new CIO

Patrick Eldridge ends his four year tenure at telco.

Google, PwC forge key enterprise partnership

Global accounting and consultancy heavyweight to push Google’s suite of enterprise offerings (apps, cloud platform and Android devices) into businesses.

Optus aids Foxtel's HD push

Optus and Foxtel extend their long-running relationship with the pay TV operator signing up for additional capacity on the telco’s D3 satellite.

Microsoft Office 365 subs score unlimited cloud storage

Microsoft takes the fight to Dropbox and Google with Office 365 users to get unlimited storage at no extra cost.

Vocus Communications sets its sights on Amcom

Vocus puts an all-scrip deal on the table for Perth-based telco after snapping up a 10% stake in the target.

Telstra's quest to stay relevant

The 'customer first' mantra may motivate the troops but true digital transformation requires a deeper, cultural change about where the customer fits into the final equation.

Telstra-NBN deal a Christmas gift for the Coalition

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With NBN Co making steady progress in its quest to get a million or so premises ready to be connected to the NBN by the end of fiscal 2015, chief executive Bill Morrow has some good news on the $11.2 billion renegotiation with Telstra.

NBN Co posts Q1 loss of $252m

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NBN Co’s latest quarterly numbers show progress, CEO says $11.2 billion Telstra deal on 'home stretch.'

ACCC's position on Telstra's NBN bounty a mixed blessing

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Optus and the Competitive Carriers Coalition welcome regulator's decision to take the NBN payments out of the picture as it sets the price for Telstra's fixed line services.

NBN complaints start to pile up as rollout gathers pace

Getting connected to the network and missed appointments the key bones of contention, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman says.

Melbourne start-up takes aim at SME funding gap

Moula ready to carve out a new channel to capital for small to medium businesses through an online platform that can provide a loan in minutes.

Telstra's NBN payments off the table: ACCC

Regulator decides against plugging Telstra’s NBN money into the equation as it makes the final access determinations on telco's regulated fixed line services.

Metadata roadblock on the agenda as senators join forces

Greens senator Scott Ludlam along with cross-bench senators Nick Xenophon and David Leyonhjelm set to sharpen their attack on the Coalition’s proposed mandatory data retention scheme.

Government grant to keep world’s biggest supercomputing facility in Melbourne

A $6.65 million grant from the Victorian government earmarked to carve out commercial opportunities and produce outcomes for the state’s health and biotechnology industry.

Former AAPT chief finds new home at Nextgen

Industry veteran joins Nextgen Network as managing director.

Australian Computer Society on the hunt for new CEO

ACS chief executive Alan Patterson steps down after a three-year tenure and says it's time for new blood to pick up the gauntlet.

NBN Co moves to extend FTTN trial footprint

Fibre-to-the-Node component of the NBN starts to take shape with more than 140 suburbs in New South Wales and Queensland set to receive the technology.

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