Telstra Australia's largest telecommunications and media company. Starting out as a government department, Telstra is now fully privatised.
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Telstra is angling for greater digital intimacy with its customer base as it opens its new generation flagship Sydney store and leverages Salesforce cloud infrastructure to drive a customer-first strategy.
Telstra is working to bolster its position in Australia’s managed network and security services markets with the acquisition of Queensland’s Bridge Point.
Telstra CEO David Thodey has conceded that the company needs to look at the quality of its call centres, but intends to continue increasing the use of its offshore providers.
Australia's dominant telco has argued that as users leave its fixed copper network, the price to access the network will have to rise.
In addition to rolling out a private network in Queensland for emergency services during G20, Telstra will also test out prioritised traffic on its commercial 4G network.
SingTel-Optus chairman Paul O'Sullivan has called for the break-up of Telstra, warning that the telco's incumbent market position and ownership of the copper network is so vital to the government's mixed-technology NBN rollout that it will trample competition in the Australian market.
The move to a multi-technology mix for the National Broadband Network means that Telstra's structural separation should be reviewed, according to Optus' head of regulatory and corporate affairs David Epstein.
A new agreement will give Telstra access to India's Tata Communications' 116 points of presence, extending the Australian telco's reach to tier-2 and tier-3 Indian cities.
Telstra has bought back more than 217.4 million shares from shareholders in an AU$1 billion share buyback.
Look beyond the call for an NBN Co split detailed in the latest instalment of the Vertigan review into the NBN, and you see a blueprint for a weaker telco regulator appear.
Some of the largest technology companies operating in Australia are set to be put under the microscope as Parliament launches an inquiry into corporate tax avoidance.
Zen Telecom has been fined AU$225,000 for misleading customers by claiming it is associated with Telstra.
Telstra's free trial of national Wi-Fi out to 1,000 sites by the end of this year will be on an unsecured public Wi-Fi network that will be less safe than the one the company ultimately brings in.
Samsung Electronics has launched the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge, which will be the first two smartphones in the Australian market that will be compatible with the 700MHz and 1800MHz bands.