Telecommunications

Telcos combine for trans-Tasman cable

by AAP
Spark, Vodafone, Telstra to spend $US70m building a new trans-Tasman telecommunications cable.

Vocus to buy Amcom in telco tie-up

Deal values Perth-based Amco Telecommunications at $635 million, combines geographic reach.

Telstra eyes $US1bn Pacnet takeover

Telstra says it is in talks on potential acquisition of undersea cable operator.

Telstra eyes $1bn Pacnet takeover

Telstra says it is in talks with undersea cable operator, who hopes for a $1bn valuation.

Amcom, Vocus shares halted

Amcom, Vocus halt shares as they prepare to update market on potential $1.1bn tie-up.

Telstra hit with $102,000 fine

Consumer watchdog fines Telstra for 'misleading' iPhone 6 advertisement.

Sims backs Telstra's NBN deal

ACCC chairman welcomes Telstra's increased involvement, warns against retail advantage: report.

Small telcos ripe for takeover plays

Small telcos are set for more merger and acquisition moves helped by low cost of debt

The devil in the detail of the China trade deal

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Australia’s heralded FTA with China is still a long way from being introduced and it’s not about free trade.

NBN on track for 40% of premises by 2016

by AAP
Government says 40 per cent will have NBN by the 2016 election.

Spark earnings hit by regulation changes

NZ communications group says new regulations will negatively impact FY15 earnings.

SkyFii makes solid ASX debut

by AAP
Wireless provider SkyFii trades above share offer price as it announces JV deal in Indonesia.

Bailador slips on trading debut

Technology investment company Bailador slipped on the first day of trading, in line with a soft broad market.

Samsung to slash phone models in 2015

by AFP
Group aims to cut prices in the face of intense Chinese competition.

Nokia plans 2015 comeback with Android tablet

by AFP
Tablet aimed at Chinese market, retails for $US249, other markets eyed.

The benefits of breaking up NBN Co

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Disaggregating NBN Co might be one way to encourage infrastructure-based competition, but it could prove a tricky process.

NBN Co takes a stand for common sense

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Despite the absurdities surrounding NBN policymaking, NBN Co has formulated a clear and rational plan for delivering the Coalition's NBN in a timely and cost-effective fashion.

Vodafone posts 70% slump in Q3 profits

by AFP
UK telco hit by lower one-off tax gains, acquisition costs.

Telstra targets $5bn in savings

Australia's top telco continues monumental journey to control costs and simplify its business.

What's our online 'star chamber' actually for?

14 comments
The planned data retention laws won’t catch the real criminals and should be viewed suspiciously.

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