The telecom industry is evolving, but dominated by giants.
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It wasn't too long ago that the Coalition was claiming that it would cost AU$3,600 per premises to build an FttP NBN. With NBN Co savings dropping per-premises costs towards AU$1,000, there's a valid argument that the Strategic Review and cost-benefit analysis no longer represent FttP's costs correctly.
Since its introduction in May 2013, the telecommunication procurement scheme has already generated AU$3.3 million in savings, and has simplified agency access to telco equipment and infrastructure.
The Australian government will have to choose from approximately 6,000 locations to build around 250 mobile towers, with its AU$100 million investment in reducing mobile blackspots.
New complaints to the Australian Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman have dropped by almost 20,000 in the last year.
Both security incidents occurred overnight involving a local mobile operator and entertainment company, putting customer data at risk and questioning the ability of enterprises in the country to adequately protect their clients.
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The rollout of the national broadband network is gaining momentum but is slower than it should be, NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski says.
Two well-known economists, Allan Fels and Henry Ergas, have warned that the Australian government's proposed measures to reduce online copyright infringement will remove the competitive pressure on content owners to lower the price of TV shows and films to compete against infringing downloads.
NBN Co is working to reduce the backlog of premises unable to order a service on the fibre network, with a new contract signed with Universal Communications Group.
Although the new iPhone 6 range won't be available to buy in Australia until September 19, the country's four largest telcos, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone Australia, and Virgin Mobile Australia, today listed their pricing.
Telstra took a major step in its Digital First strategy today, with the opening of its Sydney digital transformation centre, where the company's digital team will come together with its other business units to design and build new digital tools.
Optus is expected to deliver better mobile network coverage to remote areas of the country with its newly launched Optus 10 satellite.
Australia's second-largest mobile provider has appointed parent company SingTel's head of group digital life Allen Lew as its new CEO after six months of searching.
Telstra is switching on parts of its 700MHz 4G network in preparation for the influx of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices onto the network after launch next Friday.
An Ovum study commissioned by Vodafone Australia predicts that Australia's machine-to-machine technology market will grow to AU$530 million by 2019.