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Optus NBN prices add wrinkle to land rush

Optus' NBN pricing not only dispels fears that the NBN will be prohibitively expensive, but takes an interesting shift by replacing the oft-maligned bundled landline with incentives for customers to bundle a mobile. This confirms Optus' view that wireless is a complement to the NBN — and confirms the changing nature of the fixed-line land rush as telcos jockey to maximise their customer base before the NBN hits.

November 9, 2011 by

NBN could force govt's hand on LTE

Telcos are clamouring for clarity around plans for next-generation wireless spectrum, but Stephen Conroy has been so distracted lately that enabling the NBN's 4 per cent seems to be on the back burner. The right approach could kill two birds with one stone — and keep Australia from missing yet another broadband boat.

May 30, 2010 by

Unwired chief to head up IIA board

David Spence Wireless telco Unwired's chief executive officer David Spence is to chair the Internet Industry Association's (IIA) board in 2006, with a number of other heavyweights taking places by his side. The IIA is an industry group representing Australian online interests such as telcos, content creators, e-commerce traders, educational institutions and vendors.

February 16, 2006 by

Boingo woos new carriers and ISPs

Boingo Wireless said Monday it will begin offering software to cellular carriers, wireless telcos and Internet service providers to accelerate their entry into the Wi-Fi business. The software, Boingo Platform Services, will open up a network of Wi-Fi hot spot locations to carriers and ISPs so their subscribers will be able to wirelessly access the Internet.

March 10, 2003 by

It's time to wake up to wireless

A Forester study says telcos had better begin installing wireless access points now or get left out. It also predicts that Bluetooth and Wireless LAN can live together profitably.

October 21, 2001 by

3G debt threatens Europe's wireless future

European telecommunications companies are facing a new crisisthat threatens to bring them to their knees within two years, stiflingthe development of next-generation wireless innovations and evenstalling the economy, experts warned Wednesday.The threat has emerged from just one source, the unprecedentedsums paid by telcos for licences to UMTS, the technology that isexpected to revolutionise communications with cheap,high-bandwidth wireless connections.

November 14, 2000 by

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