Telecommunications

Telstra chases Asian opportunity

Telco’s leading execs tour region as David Thodey says he wants to grow in Asia.

Packer, Murdoch close to One.Tel settlement: report

Settlement discussions said to entertain $40-$50m range for wealthy pair.

Samsung Galaxy S5 debuts

by AFP
Much riding on new model as American, European markets mature.

Three strikes and out for NBN managers

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Bill Morrow needs to move swiftly and decisively to re-make the NBN Co and given the sheer number of issues he has to deal with, the latest round of blood-letting may not be the last.

Two graphs that show why we need the NBN

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The NBN may look like more trouble than it's worth, but here's why the government needs to push forward with the grand infrastructure project.

Nokia wins Chinese regulatory approval for Microsoft deal

Swedish firm won't have to change its main patent practices as Chinese authorities give green light to sale of its mobile phone business.

Telstra China deals linked to bribes

Telco may have been deceived in two Chinese purchases: report.

Vodafone claims upset Telstra

Telstra may take Vodafone to the competition regulator on 4G claims.

KGB: Rod Sims

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The ACCC chairman dismisses the argument for breaking up the competition watchdog, names sectors with more scope for competition and discusses the divide between big and small business.

M2 banks on telco buying strategy

M2 is pre­paring to spend more than $100m on new acquisition targets this year.

Telstra dividend news may be delayed: report

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Telco's sale of CSL stake runs late, may affect timing of dividend information.

Telstra CFO on Optus poach list

Andy Penn seen as external frontrunner for Optus chief executive role.

TPG trials FTTB network

Telco continues to roll out its fibre to the building network, set to offer competitive NBN plans.

TPG soars on FY guidance, H1 profit lifts

Telco's shares hit record high as it upgrades full-year forecasts, lifts profit.

iiNet CEO Malone resigns

Telco to appoint search firm within days with a view to find new chief by end of FY.

China Mobile net profit down 6%

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The world's biggest mobile operator 2013 net profit fell by six per cent, its first decline in over 10 years.

ACCC pushes against NBN model

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Regulator urges govt to dump NBN cross-subsidising rollout model in rural and regional areas.

Solving Turnbull’s NBN dilemma

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Reconciling the idea of infrastructure-based competition and the NBN may appear impossible, but a creative alternative could provide the answer.

Govt mulls Telstra ownership laws

Turnbull says regulation reduction agenda may include telco’s foreign ownership restrictions.

Vocus raises $48.7m in share sale

Credit Suisse has sold 11.9 million new Vocus Communications shares to fund managers.

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