Articles about Australia
Optus customers using certain Android devices will soon be able to make payments with their mobile phone, thanks to a new NFC SIM Optus has announced in partnership with Visa and Heritage Bank.
The Australian government's push to make the National Broadband Network a mixture of technologies will likely become a landmark that is followed by other countries, according to Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes.
Singapore telco reports a 19.3 percent growth in net profit to S$1.04 billion (US$805.85 million) on revenue totaling S$4.31 billion for the second quarter, but sees losses in digital life group on new investments.
Optus CEO Allen Lew has revealed that the company is working to partner with new content and service providers in the wake of Vodafone Australia's agreement with music-streaming service Spotify.
NBN Co has formally ended the plans to roll out fibre to the premises to 93 percent of Australian premises, mandating that fibre to the node should be the default technology choice.
Australian digital services company Odecee is the latest company to be snapped up in Cognizant's acquisition spree, which has claimed two other companies in as many months.
Over the last quarter, Optus has added 60,000 handset customers, which is a turnaround from the customer losses experienced by the telco last quarter.
The law firm seeking the details of Australian internet users alleged to have downloaded infringing copies of the film Dallas Buyers Club began sending generic letters to ISPs before the film had even been leaked.
While only a handful of Australian organisations have tapped into the application economy, the rest of the market is beginning to cement plans to do so in areas of API management, security, and DevOps.
Revel Systems' Australian footprint looks set to expand after the US-based iPad point-of-sale platform developer secured a $100 million Series C fundraising effort.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill's declaration for the state to be 'digital by default' has met with a thumbs-up from the nation's IT and telecommunications industry body the AIIA.
Telstra has started rolling out a real-time mobile data usage alert system to its consumer customers, with the company sending texts to customers within seconds once they've reached their mobile download limit.
A new study commissioned by the Communications Alliance has shown that the majority of Australians fear that ISPs will pass costs incurred by the government's anti-piracy proposals onto customers.
When officials from the Australian Federal Police claimed that they had arrested the 'self-proclaimed leader of LulzSec' Matthew Flannery, it was based on one joke comment made on Facebook.