Remote communities in Australia's Northern Territory are set to get better telecommunications coverage, with the territory's 2015-16 Budget devoting AU$9 million over three years to improve mobile and broadband services in partnership with Telstra.
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Power outages caused by wild weather along the New South Wales coast have hit telecommunications services in the state, with areas between Nowra and Taree impacted.
The New Zealand government-funded Rural Broadband Initiative faces a technical audit to ensure that performance levels contracted with Vodafone are being met.
The Spanish broadband and phone provider is facing stiff competition thanks to the arrival of streaming services and a period of consolidation in the country.
Australia's two largest telecommunications providers are now claiming membership to the government's cloud services panel, with Telstra joining Optus on the list this week.
The Australian government has asked the Productivity Commission to conduct a cost-benefit analysis into a dedicated national mobile broadband network for emergency services.
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.
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.
New telecommunications equipment will be installed as part of the NSW government's radio network upgrade to improve communications between emergency services.
The president is pushing for the end of laws that protect larger, established Internet providers from competition, which he says harms the rollout of rural broadband services.
Mobile services complaints decreased by 8.1 percent during July to September 2014, driving down the number of complaints that the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman received during the quarter.
The International Telecommunications Union has approved the G.fast broadband technology standard, allowing it to become broadly commercially available in a bid to help service providers deliver speeds over DSL of up to 1Gbps in mixed-technology broadband delivery scenarios.
The Australian government is calling on the Productivity Commission to work out how best to deliver mobile broadband capability for the country's law enforcement and emergency services.
Australian telecommunications player Amcom will provide data network services to an additional 141 sites across the Northern Territory after signing an AU$6.5 million deal with the NT government.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Australian telecommunications services company ZipTel has raised AU$5 million in an institutional share placement, which it plans to use to help drive the uptake of its soon-to-be-released ZipT smartphone platform.
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has begun reporting a rise in complaints from customers connecting to the National Broadband Network.
Plans for new unregulated copper-based broadband services, dubbed Boost HD, are now in limbo.
Two of the United States' largest telecommunications companies, AT&T and Verizon, are shying away from the government's move to boost its definition of what constitutes broadband from 4Mbps to 10Mbps.
Regulated price cuts to wholesale copper broadband services stand after Chorus' appeal fails.
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