Telecommunications

Ground laid for NBN split

NBN Co boss Bill Morrow takes first step to splitting company with creation of new HFC division.

Thodey sees progress on NBN deal

Telstra confident on reaching a deal with NBN Co, but still a 'few issues' to sort through.

Buyback angers Telstra shareholders

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Telstra shareholders vent their anger about 'unfair' $1bn share buyback at the company's AGM.

Telstra flags wholesale price hikes

Telco seeks permission to raise fixed-line access charges to offset the cost of the NBN.

Optus calls for Telstra break-up

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Chairman says structural separation necessary to prevent unfair advantage, poorer customer experience.

China shifts from imitation to innovation

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Online payment system Alipay may be China's answer to Paypal, but like so many 'copies' it is starting to move well beyond the product it imitates.

Google working on big display technology

Rare glimpse into internet giant's secretive advanced-projects lab.

EU greenlights Facebook's WhatsApp buy

Regulators clear the way for deal fiercely opposed by region's telco industry.

Smartphone sypware targets HK protesters

US security firm says spyware began spreading via WhatsApp chats.

Full Marx for Turnbull's NBN

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Decades of government fixation with telco theory instead of network outcomes has dug Australia’s broadband network into a deep and messy hole.

Deadline looms for Telstra’s $1bn buyback

Telco releases market price for buyback; low taxpayers to benefit most.

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.

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