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June 13, 2012 by

Be Broadband finally puts network switch-over back on track

Be Broadband has unveiled a new starting date for the migration of customers from the older broadband infrastructure it rents from BT to its own, new core network.The move will boost bandwidth for the O2-owned operator, and it will also help Be move to IPv6 — it will, however, also mean changing customers' static IP addresses.

June 21, 2011 by

OTT services to make or break operators

Managing relationships with over-the-top service vendors such as Microsoft, which owns Skype, and Google with YouTube, will be vital in determining telcos' success in evolving telecommunications arena, say industry watchers.

March 30, 2011 by

IT veteran with passion for education

newsmaker No stranger to implementing large-scale IT projects, BT Global Services' CEO for Southeast Asia Stephen Yeo is open to working, for free, on initiatives to drive learning using technology.

July 30, 2010 by

Wi-Fi access takes to the sky

Growing number of Asian and Gulf carriers installing in-flight connectivity capabilities, giving rise to whole new experience in air travel, note market players and observers.

June 16, 2010 by

Finance dept to proof network for outages

The Department of Finance and Deregulation will upgrade its IT data infrastructure network to remove points of failure as well as enable the the introduction within three years of new technologies such as Voice over IP (VoIP) and wireless networking.

January 30, 2008 by

Hotels gear for IP wave

The hospitality industry can make use of technology advancements to introduce value-added services that in turn generate new revenues, says Alcatel-Lucent.

December 5, 2006 by

Productivity Commission flags VoIP plans

Australia's Productivity Commission is the latest government agency to signal it will migrate at least some of its telephony infrastructure to a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution. The commission this week called for vendors to pitch for work replacing legacy TDM PABX telephony systems with Internet Protocol (IP) alternatives.

July 5, 2006 by

Abacus International

After four years and spending 1 percent of its yearly revenue on the project, Abacus International finally has a new and efficient network.The new TCP/IP network infrastructure replaces legacy systems which, up until 2005, had been in use since the 1960s. The older network was unable to keep up with the increase in business transactions and higher demand for bandwidth.With the new upgraded network, Abacus is now able to cost-effectively roll out new applications that benefit its customers.

May 31, 2006 by

Optus keen on Juniper kit

in brief SingTel subsidiary Optus has started deploying routing hardware from Juniper as part of an ongoing initiative to converge its infrastructure into a single, Internet Protocol (IP)-based network.Optus has picked Juniper's M320 multiservice routing platform, the carrier's networks managing director Bill Hope said in a statement issued by Juniper yesterday, "after an extensive evaluation," for its reliability, scalability and performance.

March 7, 2006 by

Nokia: Change the 'remote'

Businesses should move away from remote access services and toward enterprise mobility with services such as push e-mail, urges the mobile phone maker.

February 28, 2006 by

Wi-Fi VoIP a mobile phone killer for Edith Cowan

Perth's Edith Cowan University (ECU) will seek to use its new mesh wireless network to cut down its fleet of mobile phones by replacing them with wireless handsets enabled for Voice over IP (VoIP). Steve Johnston The university's information technology (IT) infrastructure manager Steve Johnston told a Sydney conference yesterday the move could save ECU a significant amount of money.

August 29, 2005 by

Commander set for IP telephony

Upgrading its core national network to interconnect with ADSL infrastructure is a priority for corporate comms specialist Commander as it moves toward an Internet Protocol-based (IP) telephony platform.In addition, the company is consolidating previously disparate customer relationship management systems into one system based on Microsoft's CRM package.


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