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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.
Telstra CEO David Thodey has said TPG's decision to rollout fibre to the basement in competition with the NBN is not a threat to the telecommunications giant.
Telstra is pushing further into Silicon Valley with an undisclosed investment in e-signature startup DocuSign.
Telstra will be growing its datacentre partnership with Equinix as it moves into the SY3 facility and the soon-to-be opened Melbourne datacentre.
Telstra's Cisco Cloud Services platform in Australia has gone live in trial mode for local customers and partners to test the new offering.
Vodafone Australia has highlighted that greater transparency and consistency is needed around Mobile Terminating Access Services (MTAS) pricing to show it is in the best interests of end-users, and not Telstra.
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per-premises costs towards AU$1,000, there's a valid argument that the Strategic Review and cost-benefit analysis no longer represent FttP's costs correctly.
The Australian Department of Human Services is bringing in 200 Telstra call centre staff members to handle high-volume transactions for Medicare and Centrelink.
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.
Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that a global internet mapping program dubbed Treasure Map has been spying on German telcos' networks, despite US government assurances that the program was not for surveillance purposes, according to a report by Der Spiegel.
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.
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.
As Australian telcos line up to lure customers on the back of the expected release of Apple's iPhone 6, Telstra is matching Optus' offer and raising a replacement handset after 12 months.