Telecommunications

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.

Telstra launches low-latency connectivity for global traders

Telco targets connectivity demand from high-frequency traders in a new deal with the ASX.

Regulator welcomes Sprint, T-Mobile deal failure

The top US telecommunications regulator cheers end of merger plans.

Apple tipped to release new iPhone on September 9

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Reports suggest tech giant could unveil large-screen iPhone early next month.

NewSat slumps after talks with financiers

Satellite firm points to media comment in response to ASX price query.

French group makes play for T-Mobile US

Iliad puts forward rival takeover offer to Sprint as M&A activity heats up.

Nokia swings to Q2 profit

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Network technology underpins telco's strong turnaround.

Telstra seen eyeing three Asian markets

Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand are the most attractive markets for Telstra to boost its offshore revenue, analysts say.

Apple profit tops forecasts

Growth in iPhone sales drives quarterly profit lift, iPad weakness sees revenue miss forecasts.

ZipTel wins battle of Trafalgar

Prepaid travel SIM card provider ZipTel has signed an exclusive supply agreement with global travel company Trafalgar Tours.

Verizon posts sharp lift in Q2 profit

Verizon Wireless acquisition, customer gains bring strong result.

Thodey's sitting pretty on Telstra's NBN war chest

David Thodey managed to lock in a huge NBN bounty with Labor, largely because Rudd wasn't across the numbers and Conroy was anxious to get a deal done. Telstra's CEO has big plans on how to spend that money.

iinet appoints Buckingham CEO

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Internet services provider replaces founder Michael Malone with acting chief.

Chinese says iPhone a security concern

State broadcaster comments mark latest backlash against US tech firms.

MyNetFone snaps up ispONE's iBoss platform for $1.4m

Listed telco provider to purchase business and IP of telco billing software platform.

Samsung in fresh profit warning

Smartphone giant tips another quarter of profit decline on weaker-than-expected sales.

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