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September 14, 2014

Five Eyes Treasure Map surveys German telco networks: report

Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that a global internet mapping program dubbed Treasure Map has been spying on German telcos' networks, despite US government assurances that the program was not for surveillance purposes, according to a report by Der Spiegel.

May 27, 2013 by

Five Conferences 2013: Infor one and Infor all

Infor has a shot at making the Big 4, the Big 5. But to do that, not only should they continue on the path that they are continuing on but they need to take advantage of market opportunities staring them in the face - and they aren't fully doing that as I found out at Inforum 2013. Even without taking advantage, though, what they have done the last several months is extraordinary - and standard setting.

March 24, 2013 by

NBN: Fibre to the world

In this feature, ZDNet explores how fibre deployments across the UK, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States are being achieved, at what cost, whether they have been successful, and how they compare to Australia's NBN.

November 2, 2011 by

Does Telstra really have a plan?

New revenue streams and better customer service doesn't sound like a plan; it sounds like common sense. So, what is the future direction for Australia's biggest telco?

August 29, 2011 by

Telstra rep implied Huawei a risk: cable

A Telstra official allegedly implied that Optus, using Huawei gear in its bid for the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in 2008, would pose a national security risk, according to a leaked confidential US Embassy cable from Wikileaks.

July 20, 2011 by

Why Telstra won't use the F word

Hugh Bradlow, Telstra's CTO, says that Femtocells are used by operators who want customers to pay to pick up the gaps in their networks. I wonder if he had anyone in mind.

May 11, 2011 by

Mapping the truth on coverage

The first few months of this year saw a massive increase in mobile complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman. It seems carriers are not living up to their promises — and most of those promises are made on their mobile coverage maps.

December 8, 2010 by

All change in the cut-price telco world

As two major low-cost mobile providers set themselves up in Australia, Channel 7 is out to buy the rest of cut-price IP phone provider Engin. So what's going at the cheap end of the industry?

April 8, 2010 by

The NBN vendor vortex

Almost every telecommunications network equipment supplier for the National Broadband Network, from the Far East to the Scandinavian Mountains, has been or alleged to have been connected with spying, fraud or plain-vanilla bribery.


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