Supratim Adhikari

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

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

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.

The iPad gets a spruce-up but is the Mini a dead-end?

Apple expended a lot of energy on spruiking the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus phablet, so it’s no surprise that the iPad’s upgrade has been a tad underwhelming.

Can HFC be NBN Co's saviour?

NBN Co boss Bill Morrow’s decision to create a separate HFC division was always on the cards -- and the move can’t come soon enough.

Early warning network operator eyes ASX listing

Aeeris, the company running Australia’s only national location-based emergency and threat warning service seeks to raise $6 million via an IPO

Vodafone customers gifted free international calls

Carrier celebrates its 21st birthday by giving customers free international calls to ten countries over the weekend.

Telstra extends ICT reach with Bridge Point buy

Meanwhile, the telco's venture capital arm tips money into Singapore-based location intelligence data company AdNear.

TPG structural separation in Coalition's sights

Malcolm Turnbull delivers the next stage of his plan to provide NBN Co with a modicum of protection against TPG Telecom and its fibre-to-the-basement network.

NEC provides IT muscle for NT support portal

NEC teams up with Northern Territory’s Department of Education to build a state of the art centralised portal for managing technology in schools.

Start-ups win on share options

Australia’s start-up scene will welcome the Abbott government's changes to the taxation of employee share schemes.