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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.

September 14, 2014

NBN users to be warned of blackout risk

Telcos will have to inform NBN FttP customers that in the case of a blackout, the phone and internet connection will drop unless a backup power unit is installed, under a new ruling by the ACMA

August 21, 2014

Tapping Internet services to do good

Is it possible to have a CSR strategy built around online services? Telcos, for instance, can offer one hour free Internet access to locals who wouldn't otherwise have Web access in return for every hour of roaming fees earned.

November 12, 2013 by

iiNet slashes ADSL transfer times

The hassle of going weeks without fixed-line internet while switching between providers could be over after iiNet announced a new rapid-transfer system that will only mean hours of downtime for ADSL2+ or Naked DSL customers transferring from rival telcos, rather than up to two weeks.

March 19, 2012 by

DDoS risk plagues accidental ISPs

Mobile telcos that became "accidental" internet service providers (ISPs) through the rise of mobile broadband are more at risk of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks than fixed broadband providers, according to Arbor Networks Asia Pacific solutions architect Roland Dobbins.

September 16, 2011

1500% cost rise on NBN: Australia On Line

The head of internet service provider (ISP) Australia On Line has warned that smaller telcos will face up to 1500 per cent cost increases for infrastructure as a result of the competition regulator's decision to extend the National Broadband Network (NBN) to 121 points of interconnect.

July 31, 2011 by

India govt to block Google, Skype?

Minutes from meeting between government and telcos suggest search giant and Internet telephony company next on list of companies to be blocked in the country following ban on Research In Motion, according to news report.

August 13, 2010 by

Data retention idea "totally insane": Linton

The chief executive of internet provider Exetel this afternoon described as a "nanny state gone totally insane" a Federal Government proposal which could potentially see telcos required to keep records of web browsing history, telephone calls and emails of their users.

June 11, 2010 by

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