Telecommunications

The telcos' grand iPhone 6 designs

Despite the diminishing effects of successive iPhone launches on dynamics between Telstra, Optus and Vodafone, the iPhone 6 is a big deal.

Apple iPhone 6 pre-order demand overwhelms

by AAP
Over four million phones sold in 24 hours, exceeding initial supply.

Google unveils $US105 smartphone for emerging markets

Tech giant says mobile phones driving unprecedented global pace of internet adoption.

Thiess secures NBN contract extension

The Leighton subsidiary Thiess has secured a two-year contract extension on the NBN roll-out, with forecast revenues of up to $183 million.

Huawei on European recruitment drive

by AFP
President of French subsidiary eyes doubling of the number of researchers.

Optus rejigs chairman, CEO roles

CEO Paul O'Sullivan to take up part-time role as chairman after 10 years in the telco's top job.

Telstra may also compete with NBN

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Telco considers using same clause that enabled TPG to extend fibre network.

Turnbull's gift to NBN Co

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Malcolm Turnbull's announcement of a new licencing condition for telecommunications carriers could put NBN Co on a surer footing in its battle with TPG.

The right Way to start a business

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Jeenee Mobile is not your typical family business, but the family behind its creation is anything but typical.

Apple unveils new iPhones, smartwatch

by AFP
Tech giant opts for size boost in latest incarnations of iPhone, enters watch market.

Average online spend dips on shaky consumer confidence

Three in four Australians are spending more than $2500 each year buying goods and services over the internet.

Iliad weighing new T-Mobile bid

French telecommunications company still pursuing US division of T-Mobile.

Telstra inks Indonesia joint venture

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Deal with Telekom Indonesia will see Telstra's enterprise services sold throughout Asia.

Something for everyone in the NBN cost-benefit analysis

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The need for speed will ultimately determine the NBN’s growth, capacity and cost as well as the demand for technology across rural Australia and major cities.

Optus ends CEO hunt

Number two telco tipped to have appointed SingTel executive to top job in Australia.

Telstra ready to splash cash

David Thodey will build a war chest to fund acquisitions in Australia and through Asia.

Telstra shares hit 12-year high on buyback

Telco increases full-year profit, flags buyback plans, lifts final dividend to 15c.

Telstra dials in another winner

In this video interview, John Durie explains what's behind another successful year for Telstra.

Five companies to watch this reporting season

Here's why we'll be keeping an eye on BHP Billiton, Myer, Telstra, Treasury Wine and Qantas.

The tide is turning for mergers and acquisitions

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Up until recently, historically low levels of debt and cheap equity appeared to fuel a bumper year for M&A transactions, but the withdrawal of two big deals this week suggests a fresh bout of instability.

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