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Telco provider, Lycamobile, has charged customers mobile call rates for fixed-line calls, according to the Australian communications and media watchdog, ACMA.
New Zealand has the edge over Australia in terms of the support the technology startup industry is offered, according to the founder of Red Ocean and Effective Measure, Richard Webb.
Former independent senator for Tasmania Brian Harradine was key to the privatisation of Telstra, and one of the first in Australian parliament to float the idea of a mandatory internet filter.
Telstra is on the attack against its rivals' coverage claims, this time telling Vodafone its 4G ads need to disclose that the company's network might not always be the fastest.
The cost-benefit analysis is incomplete, Ziggy Switkowski has gone rogue and there's still no clarity around how or even if the government will access Telstra's copper – yet Malcolm Turnbull happily marked NBN Co's fifth birthday with a new Statement of Expectations putting the NBN on a road to nowhere. How will future Australia judge this day?
The speeds on offer for telcos reselling on Telstra's 3G network are set to improve substantially with Telstra removing the cap on 3G speeds.
Telstra has reported peak download speeds of 90Mbps and peak upload speeds of 30Mbps in a trial of NBN Co's fibre to the building technology in Melbourne.
Telstra will appeal a judgment handed down by the Federal Court that saw Australia's largest telco lose out to the ACCC, Vocus Communications and several iiNet subsidiaries.
Customers who signed an Optus mobile contract earlier this year will be given the option of release from their contract due to advertising about the company's mobile network size that the Victorian Supreme Court ruled was misleading.
The Senate Select Committee on the NBN has found the government's fibre-to-the-node (FttN) model is "inadequate", criticised the government's NBN Strategic Review for fudging its numbers to support the FttN model, and recommended that NBN Co be "unshackled" to continue the FttP rollout free from political interference.
The NBN was for years such a hot-button topic that the country couldn't say enough about it. Yet as the Coalition government lets the current rollout coast, one conference organiser found there was nothing worth saying about it.
Telstra is planning to launch a cloud-based managed Wi-Fi product in the hope that it will lead to many more businesses offering free public Wi-Fi in Australia.
Telstra has asked the government's cost-benefit analysis panel to consider overhauling NBN Co's products to make it easier for customers to migrate onto the network.
Telstra's new cloud partnership with Cisco will allow the Australian telco to compete with some of the bigger global cloud players.
Telstra has announced that Media Group executive Rick Ellis will leave the company and be replaced by chief marketing officer Mark Buckman.