The modern smartphone is a wonder of modern technology, and in combination with the carrier network can allow you to make calls from the densest urban jungle to Mount Everest. But despite the amazing global coverage of the carrier networks, sometimes it just isn't enough.
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NBN Co has estimated that between 7 and 10 percent of premises in hybrid fibre-coaxial areas need infill work before they will be able to connect to the networks.
South Korean mobile operator, LG Uplus, says it will slash its investment in tri-band LTE-Advanced networks due to high costs and will instead use the funds to improve its existing services.
Despite a rocky relationship over the last five years, Vodafone has reappointed Nokia Networks to manage the company's network services.
Rivals want BT to separate off its broadband business completely.
In the first half of this financial year, Australian telecommunications company TPG added 38,000 customers, including 19,000 on its NBN and fibre-to-the-basement services.
NBN Co has named four suburbs in Queensland and New South Wales that will be the first to trial the company's hybrid fibre-coaxial networks.
The deal, valued at $3 billion and $2.7 billion net of debt and cash, gives HP more heft to tackle campus networks and wireless technology.
Australian telecommunications and IT services provider Inabox has seen its half-yearly after tax profit fall by more than 21 percent, following its acquisition of rival Anittel, and Neural Networks.
The Israeli 'franchise' of the technology innovator is remaking networks - and where it leads is anyone's guess, says CEO Danny Raz.
Australia's welfare system is in need of a "desperately needed" computer upgrade, according to Social Services Minister Scott Morrison, who said on Wednesday that the system, which is responsible for AU$290 million in payments each day, is running on "Walkman-era" technology.
Visa announces Mobile Location Confirmation service; travelers should welcome verification technology
Visa will begin rolling out a new geo-location service, powered by Finsphere, in April. Your smartphone and financial institution will work together to improve your card purchasing experiences.
NSW Fire & Service is currently undertaking a 'work anywhere' project that will see systems be moved online, staff members using their own devices, and the organisation saving money.
Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone are fighting against patent-infringement claims over the use of assisted GPS and video-streaming services in the companies' mobile networks.
Formerly just for the oil and gas industry, Tampnet is now hoping to tempt companies with a need for high performance onto its undersea fibre network.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
Freed from competition by a single-minded government, NBN Co is free to cherry pick to its heart's content, drip feeding its fibre-to-the-basement services to Australia's wealthiest areas. Yet, with so many concessions made to Telstra and so much about the NBN still up in the air, there is still more lost than gained.
TPG has said that Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull acted too hastily in issuing a draft regulation forcing the company to develop a wholesale product for its fibre-to-the-basement networks.
QuickFire Networks' technology includes T-Video, an appliance that is designed to sit in a 1U rack and do nothing but process and transcode video. Welcome to Facebook's data centers.
Kusnetzky Group analysts spoke with over 200 different suppliers of technology and services in 2014. Here's a quick summary of what we learned and where we think the market is headed in the coming year.
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