Telecommunications

Vertigan's untimely truths

The Vertigan Committee has delivered its verdict on the future of the NBN, but it's not what the coalition government wants to hear. Can a sustainable future for high-speed internet in Australia be salvaged?

ATO to tackle Apple, Google: report

Report says showdown between tax office and tech companies on the cards.

NBN construction crews begin FTTN trial

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Morrow to tell Senate committee 1000 nodes targeted by June 2015.

Trujillo weighs $11bn Telecom Italia play

Former Telstra boss keen on stake in Italian firm and chief executive role: report.

Telstra buys stake in US DocuSign

The telco pays millions for a stake in US electronic signatures firm DocuSign.

Apple sells over 10 million new iPhones in first weekend

Cook says sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceed expectations.

Apple's iPhone 6 greeted by huge crowds

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Queues spring up around Australia as keen buyers get in early for the iPhone 6 release.

Huawei looks to boost investment in IT infrastructure

Aims to increase revenue for the business to $10 billion in five years.

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.

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