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An internal review of Australia's national broadband network (NBN) has identified 12 major issues that must be resolved within the next 18 months or so if there is any chance of the Australian government meeting its promised 2019 date for completing the massive project.
Development of new IT, operational and business support systems to support an FttN network would require a massive, expensive and risk-fraught IT development process, NBN Co warned the incoming minister in a confidential analysis.
The Singapore telco's upcoming facility will feature a strong push in analytics including enhancing "live" TV production based on real-time social media conversations, and big data collaborations to better understand customers.
The Federal Court has fined Excite Mobile AU$455,000 and banned two of its executives from managing companies for up to three years after the company was found to have misled customers and pretended to be debt collectors.
As BT expands its services offering in the Asia-Pacific region, it faces a head-on battle with Australian incumbent Telstra as it expands its service offering into Asia.
Customer care and support amongst Indian telecom operators varies, depending on the carrier and who you ask. Ultimately, the subscriber is left to determine whether their concern or query has been resolved. Now, subscribers will be able to follow up by calling a number to file complaints, regardless of carrier.
The board of Vivendi has given the green light to a plan to demerge France's second place mobile operator as it focuses more on media and content.
Optus has confirmed it is also testing out technology that would allow customers to make voice calls over its 4G network.
Amaysim will not begin reselling Optus' 4G services until next year when there are more devices and a larger 4G network, according to CEO Rolf Hansen.
The state-owned telco will offer a digital wallet, mobile POS, and CRM, as it braces itself for the impending regulatory shift where its income stream from concession revenues will disappear.
Due to the age of some of the millions of pits in its fixed network, Telstra has no full indication of the number of pits containing deadly asbestos material, according to the company's chief risk officer Kate Hughes.
Is Telstra's copper network dead or isn't it? Experts just can't seem to agree – nor can those people that were supposed to be Malcolm Turnbull's allies, who are compromising his Telstra renegotiations and his case for rural FttN at the same time.
A newly-surfaced Snowden slide shows the NSA infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malware, according to Dutch outlet NRC.
Over the past few months, Tata has been pushing their TataSky Mobile aggressively in India. Now, in a bid to lure even more customers, they're offering free talk time minutes by simply watching mobile ads.
Philippine mobile operator is expected to complete its takeover of BayanTel with government approval expected to be given by year-end, but whether Globe will use the opportunity to improve its services remains to be seen.