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One of the two commissioners of the US Federal Communications Commission who voted against the FCC's decision in favour of net neutrality has said that the fight is a long way from being over.
New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau has targeted the entire communications of nearly two dozen countries, new documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden suggest.
Roshan faces having 19 of its 1,000 base stations attacked every month, but life is improving for Afghanistan's largest mobile network operator.
New Zealand telco Spark has inked a NZ$106 million conditional agreement with FlexiGroup to sell Telecom Rentals.
At this year's MWC, mobile execs mull how best to balance consumers' right to privacy with the industry's hunger for data.
Optus is exploring the use of its Cash By Optus mobile NFC payments application in wearables including smartwatches.
Unapologetic about undercutting traditional telco revenues in SMS and voice with Facebook Messenger, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that Facebook can help mobile companies drive up revenue through increased data usage.
The Australian government is taking on all 39 recommendations made by the parliamentary committee reviewing its controversial data-retention Bill.
The ACCC's focus on targeting misleading advertising has claimed another scalp, with iiNet joining Telstra in the consumer watchdog's bad books.
Netflix has set a launch date for its service in Australia and New Zealand, and to complement its arrival, it has signed agreements with iiNet, Vodafone New Zealand, and Microsoft Xbox.
European regulators should adopt an 'all or nothing' approach to regulating telecommunications and over-the-top internet companies exactly the same, according to Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges.
NBN Co has successfully conducted trials to use the 3.5GHz spectrum band for its fixed-wireless network in partnership with Ericsson.
Australian telecommunications and IT services provider Inabox has seen its half-yearly after tax profit fall by more than 21 percent, following its acquisition of rival Anittel, and Neural Networks.
Telstra and Ericsson have kicked off Mobile World Congress by announcing faster 4G, LTE Broadcast, VoLTE, and plans to explore 5G.
Phoney tech support fraudsters are using TalkTalk's stolen client database to convince customers into handing over online banking credentials.
Telstra has opened its Customer Insights Centre (CIC) in Sydney for enterprise and business clients, with the high-tech 3,600 square metre facility boasting a 300-person auditorium, a workshop, collaboration spaces, partner pop-up installations, a restaurant, and a broadcast studio.
This week saw the opening of the biggest datacentre in Europe – a new facility in the Portuguese city of Covilhã. ZDNet went for a look around.
Telstra's 4G upgrades are occurring in the unlikeliest of places. Even retirement homes.
Innovations in mobile tech has opened new opportunities in the machine-to-machine industry, with providers offering SIM and fleet management services to smart meters and CCTVs.
The hardware is fantastic, but it's really the software that sets the Galaxy Note II apart from the pack. Check out screenshots of the device that help distinguish it as the best Android smartphone available.
4G is finally here, but how good is it? And does it vary depending on where exactly you are? I took to the London Underground to map out some average download and upload speeds around London, to see how EE's 4G fares.
Telstra has rolled out Alcatel-Lucent small-cell technology at Flemington Racecourse to provide up to 80 percent extra capacity for VIP punters attending Derby Day, Oaks Day, and the Melbourne Cup.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II appeared on T-Mobile shelves yesterday so I made the trip to the store after selling off my Galaxy S III and am now a very happy owner of one of the greatest data focused devices ever.
T-Mobile and Orange's parent EE has now revealed tariffs for its 4G network in the UK. Here's a look at the operator's line-up of 4G phones, how they compare and what it will cost you to get one.
While the Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III dominate across carriers, there are solid choices on each carrier from other manufacturers too so don't forget about them.
EE is poised to unleash 4G LTE services on the UK. ZDNet got hands-on with the network to find out just how fast the first UK-wide 4G network really is.
There are still a few people who enjoy using devices with hardware QWERTY keyboards and Samsung is filling in this niche on T-Mobile with the Galaxy S Relay 4G.
Want to get noticed when you are out and about? Here are some wearable LED items of clothing to brighten up your day
I awarded the Galaxy S III my top spot for hot smartphones of the summer and after using it for the last two weeks I can confirm that it is definitely the phone to beat in the heat. You can enjoy some hands-on photos of the Galaxy S III and several screenshots of the software that sets it apart. Make sure to check out my full ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones review for plenty more details.
Sprint rolled out the new HTC EVO 4G LTE, after delays caused by an Apple lawsuit, and it is a fine device for the Sprint network. Without LTE in place though, the data speeds are tough to swallow when you have LTE devices on other networks.
case study Adopting mobile videoconferencing has helped raise productivity and collaboration for Mydin Mohamed Holdings, which runs retail chain in Malaysia.
The Australian Rail Track Association (ARTC) is set to finish the proof-of-concept phase and sign off on the business case for an ambitious project to digitise Australia's train-signal network using Telstra's Next G network as its transmission backbone.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks about why users should buy a Windows phone rather than an Android device: "You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone."
NetComm Turbo 7 Series Wireless Gateway provides an easy set-up, good coverage and modest speed. While this system gives you the advantage of portable wireless gateway, wireless services are less reliable and cannot match ADSL2 speeds.
The i-mate Ultimate 9502 is the larger sibling of the i-mate 8502, and shares the honour of being Australia's first HSUPA phone. While we believe this phone is in the same league as a BlackBerry or the iPhone, be wary of Telstra's promised internet speeds.
An impressive set-up well worth the consideration for any small office looking to bring their telephony systems into the 21st century.
3's new mobile broadband card is almost a no-brainer: It sprints along on 3's current 3G network and will kick into overdrive following the 3.6Mbps HSDPA network overhaul, slips into notebook ExpessCard and PC Card slots and to top it off, has exceptional pricing plans.
The Sagem SG343i is an affordable Telstra i-mode solution that offers a basic yet adequate feature set.
iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.
While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.
Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.
NEC's N600i is a 3G clamshell with a 1.3-megapixel camera that supports a wireless Internet service called i-mode to access to sites such as eBay, Whereis and Citibank from your phone.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.
A top-shelf 3G offering with a focus on multimedia, the Z800i is a real crowd-pleaser despite its bulk factor.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
This all-in-one solution from Belkin incorporates an ADSL modem, 4-port router and an 802.11g wireless access point suitable for a multi-PC home or SOHO user.
Billion's myGuard 7500GL is an excellent wireless ADSL router for SOHO users. Its security features include QoS control, VPN access, a firewall and Trend Micro services.