The latest election brochure from Coalition bigwig Andrew Robb suggests the NBN is no longer even important enough to mention when it comes to party priorities. Somebody should tell Tony Abbott – and stop letting Malcolm Turnbull waste so much time spruiking his NBN policy.
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.
Australia’s first-world economy relies on first-rate IT and telecommunications innovation. David Braue, an award-winning IT journalist and former Macworld editor, covers its challenges, successes and lessons learned as it uses ICT to assert its leadership in the developing Asia-Pacific region – and strengthen its reputation on the world stage.
The dissolution of Julia Gillard's ministry saw Labor try a curious approach to replacing the ubiquitous Stephen Conroy: appointing four separate ministers to each spruik the NBN in their own way. A week away from the election, has this approach helped Labor's chances or hurt them?
Malcolm Turnbull still believes Telstra will gift its supposedly worthless copper network to the Coalition for its FttN plan – but his reasons why, make no sense at all. With the election looming, has Turnbull simply abrogated any responsibility for NBN accuracy?
Election success depends not only on engaging voters, but on keeping them that way. Unless Anthony Albanese can transform the NBN election debate into something that resonates with voters – the general distrust of Telstra, for example – he risks losing their attention and handing advantage to Malcolm Turnbull.
This week's Turnbull-Albanese debate on ABC's Lateline shows both parties are still up to their usual political tricks when it comes to the NBN. But will this approach convince swing voters – or alienate them?
Tight online partner collaboration and a data-driven internal culture have helped Australia's second-largest supermarket chain partner with suppliers to eliminate stock-outs through better forecasting.
Watching from the other side of the world, it’s easier to see the fine line between intellectual-property pragmatism and bald hypocrisy – and Obama’s poke in Samsung’s eye just crossed it.
It may only have access to 5% of the information it needs, but Australia’s largest and busiest airport has already seen early successes using big-data analytics to better model passenger flow and plan new services.
Mike Quigley was quick to claim that Syntheo's collapse would not dely the NBN rollout in Western Australia and South Australia — but with just a month until the election, this was the last news NBN Co needed. Will it be a free kick for the Coalition?
Moves by Optus and Vodafone to reinvent themselves confirm that they've been quite content to milk customers with overpriced data plans, global roaming, and more. Can their new, self-effacing manner right those wrongs?