Phil Dobbie

<p>Phil Dobbie has a wealth of radio and business experience. He started his career in commercial radio in the UK and, since coming to Australia in 1991, has held senior marketing and management roles with Telstra, OzEmail, the British Tourist Authority and other telecommunications, media, travel and advertising businesses.</p>

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Death of a rock star

Death of a rock star

Steve Jobs was Apple. In this special edition of Twisted Wire we look back at his career and also ask how the company will survive without him.

published October 5, 2011 by

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Misleading wireless stats harm NBN debate

Misleading wireless stats harm NBN debate

It was too juicy a morsel for those arguing against the National Broadband Network (NBN) to ignore last week: the latest ABS stats appear to show that wireless is outstripping demand for fixed connections in the home. However, a closer look shows that they do nothing of the kind.

published October 3, 2011 by

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NBN Co's Mike Quigley unplugged

NBN Co's Mike Quigley unplugged

Two years into the job as head of NBN Co, Twisted Wire spends half an hour with Mike Quigley to talk about his role and the progress of the nation's biggest ever infrastructure project.

published September 28, 2011 by

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Is it TKO for the TIO?

Is it TKO for the TIO?

Could the continued rise in industry complaints force the government to conclude that the telco industry is incapable of self-regulation?

published September 14, 2011 by

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The NBN's upside in Doonside

The NBN's upside in Doonside

NBN Co connected the first broad-acre development to the National Broadband Network yesterday. Twisted Wire made a visit, as well as eavesdropping on the ACANN annual conference.

published September 7, 2011 by

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The NBN's multi-multi-cast approach

The NBN's multi-multi-cast approach

The wasted overhead of multiple retailers multi-casting the exact same streams is one of Simon Hackett's concerns about the National Broadband Network Company's proposed multi-cast product.

published August 31, 2011 by

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M2M: the mobile saviour?

M2M: the mobile saviour?

This week on Twisted Wire, we look at M2M (machine-to-machine) communication, and ask whether it's the next big opportunity for mobile network operators.

published August 24, 2011 by

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A very social riot

A very social riot

It's now known that BlackBerry Messenger was used extensively to spread the word on the UK riots. Does that mean that authorities should be able to shut down networks used to incite civil unrest?

published August 17, 2011 by

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