Now there's no doubt Full Duplex has covered some cutting issues in its short six month history. From SingTel spam to chook raffles, from ATUG bloopers to Sol Trujillo's favourite beer, this blog has surely had its finger on the pulse of the serious issues facing the Australian telecommunications industry.
A view from the trenches of Australian telecommunications. As the name implies, it’s a two-way conversation and we ask you not to pull any punches ... we won’t.
A bulletin board troll in the 1980s, David Braue has been online long enough to remember using the text-based Lynx browser to visit www.ibm.com, one of around 100 Web sites available back then. Telecoms has remained an obsession as he developed ever more complicated schemes to stay in touch with family overseas without going broke. After more than a decade covering Australia's ICT industry - and watching our telcos stumble time and again - he's eager to call them to task.
Who would have imagined that Ericsson's new local managing director would have an immediate past enmeshed in international espionage?
Most people agree that IBM's Lotus Notes product is one of the most advanced and popular collaboration suites around, but....
Good Technology exec Terry Austin has heard every joke in the book relating to his company's name.
Walking into Singapore's Changi airport on Tuesday I wondered if my Australian mobile carrier would be up to the task ... did they correctly set up global roaming for me?
When Telstra boss Sol Trujillo took up the microphone at the National Press Club in Canberra at lunchtime on Thursday he knew the next hour would be a bumpy ride. The executive hadn't spoken publicly in Australia since Telstra's mid-year results event in February.
I can't imagine it would be all sugar and cookies selling Ericsson's services to countries in Europe's south-east corner ... particularly for an Aussie.
It appears that employees of Australian telcos are not immune to the sweet, sweet lure of staying up till after midnight watching the soccer. While I'm personally not a fan (preferring to follow the Australian alternative known as Australian Rules), I can understand the pain of those who had to rock up to work this morning after watching the Socceroos thump Japan until 1am.
Telstra executive Phil Burgess needs to take another look at his dictionary of Australian slang.
The ability for any consumer with a half-decent PC to re-mix the advertisements your mega-corporation paid millions for must be a pain in the neck.It certainly appears as if Telecom New Zealand disapproves of the practice.