Articles about Australia
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has reiterated claims that the data-retention Bill does not force service providers to retain data that, as an industry, they do not already collect.
The Australian government has asked the Productivity Commission to conduct a cost-benefit analysis into a dedicated national mobile broadband network for emergency services.
The consumer watchdog said in its draft decision on non-price terms for regulated services that it does not have to extend the scope of its connection charge regulations due to Telstra's ability to manage external contracts.
It is hoped that a new think tank will help alleviate the pressures put on Australia's regulatory landscape by the emerging IoT sector, which could 'smash' elements of the country's existing framework, according to Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton.
iiNet founder and former CEO Michael Malone has said that Vodafone Hutchison Australia could be acquired by TPG within the next year as Australia's telecommunications industry heads down a consolidation road that will lead to just three major players.
Oracle Australia and New Zealand is hurtling headlong into a 'fundamental shift' in its business model, with the company's cloud services portfolio gaining the upper hand in its regional product revenue mix.
Attorney-General George Brandis has revealed that the estimated average cost for storing telecommunications data will be close to AU$4 per customer, per year.
The Board of Airline Representatives Australia has locked Unisys in for another four years to provide its baggage reconciliation system at seven of the country's international airports.
BBC Worldwide has said that the proposed copyright infringement code is 'ill equipped' to handle Australians masking their IP address to avoid detection while illicitly downloading TV shows or films.
Since Qantas began taking an interest in customer behaviour, the company has reaped the rewards, including changing the way its Frequent Flyer programs work and expanding its own business.
Brisbane Airport has built into its mobile app a digital departure card system to save outgoing international passengers time filling out their departure card at the airport.
The Australian Greens have announced a set of amendments that would force law-enforcement agencies to obtain warrants for all access requests for stored telecommunications data, and has proposed limiting the data being held to just three months.
As a result of Telstra having to work closer with NBN Co under the 'multi-technology mix' model of the NBN, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is mulling imposing a rule on NBN Co to ensure data is shared equally amongst Telstra and its retail competitors.
The Internet of Things is providing new ways for building owners and architects to validate their design assumptions.
In the first half of this financial year, Australian telecommunications company TPG added 38,000 customers, including 19,000 on its NBN and fibre-to-the-basement services.