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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.
UK customers will only be liable for £100 of charges that are racked up on a stolen phone if they report it within 24 hours.
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.
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.
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.
iiNet founder and former CEO Michael Malone is one of a number of shareholders who have raised concerns about the AU$1.4 billion takeover offer from TPG.
All Australian ISPs have the ability to offer unmetered access to Netflix, according to the streaming giant, which is hoping to make the practice of Australians accessing the US library 'a historical footnote'.
Telstra's new NBN migration plan outlines moves to extend the disconnection window for customers moving from one network to the other under the government's multi-technology model for the network.
New Zealand mobile challenger 2degrees is buying its fixed-line broadband partner, Christchurch-based Snap.
New Zealand was spying on candidates from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, and five other countries vying to lead the World Trade Organisation.
Telstra has made a multimillion-dollar equity investment in Taiwanese video big data and analytics company Gorilla Technology Group, which will have its software integrated into the Australian telco's network.
The world's biggest carrier by subscribers is also busy preparing to launch its RCS-based smartphones in a bid to combat OTT players like WeChat in China.
Singapore telco could be slapped with lawsuits after its social media agency ran a smear campaign that instructed its bloggers to badmouth the services of its competitors, StarHub and M1.
The Australian government will introduce legislation forcing ISPs to block websites sharing illicit TV shows, films, and music next week.
iiNet's new chief financial officer Michael Howard has left after a week in the job, returning to work back at Officeworks.
Telecommunications and datacentre company Vocus laid 1.5 kilometres worth of armoured fibre cable across Sydney Harbour today, in an effort to lower latency for communications between the Australian Stock Exchange's liquidity centre and Sydney's financial district.
The cameras on phones just keep getting better and better and the great thing is that most of the higher end models compare well with each other too. Check through this gallery and see what photos you like best.
HTC is focusing their efforts this year and their launch lineup is called the One Series. The HTC One X is the premier One Series device and after using it for a few weeks I am convinced it is the best HTC device I have EVER used.
Here's a list of the top smartphones you can buy today. But don't forget this could change tomorrow.
AT&T is the premier Windows Phone partner in the U.S. and in addition to the new Nokia Lumia 900 they launched the HTC Titan II. After testing out both of the devices, I have to say I like the HTC Titan II better than the Lumia 900.
The fledging 4G LTE networks of Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T are nothing without decent hardware to back them up. Here are some of the better smartphones and tablets that the carriers offer so far.
The Nokia Lumia 900 stole the show at CES this year and next we will see it hit the AT&T stores for just $100. You can actually find it for free from various online vendors and this gorgeous piece of hardware is sure to be a hot seller.
The Samsung Galaxy Note has reignited my passion for Android and as a data centric user I think it may just be the perfect device I have been looking for over the past few years. It is a big phone or maybe a small tablet, but whatever it is I am loving it.
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Australasia conference gives vendors a chance to show off the latest and greatest tech for keeping the public safe and dealing with emergency situations. ZDNet Australia took a sneak peak at some of the tech on show.
Trouble with your GPS? Your computer is mysteriously rebooting? It's probably due to the effects of a solar storm.
Remember the days when you dialed a phone number, turned your rabbit ears for better reception, and took pictures on film?
These apps are the most-used apps on my iPad. They include writer's tools, research tools, and even remote access utilities. There is a bonus sneak peek at an app not yet available.
From Alexander Graham Bell's liquid transmitter to smartphones, this CBS News photo gallery shows the evolution of telephones.
According to recent figures Apple has 10 times more apps than Microsoft but that doesn't mean Windows Phone users don't have a lot to choose from.
Today marks 20 years since Optus began operations in Australia, and 20 years since Telstra had its first competitor.
High oil prices and the BP spill are just two real reminders of how energy dependent we truly are, but tomorrow's solar technology promises cleaner power at lower costs. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das visits Stanford University where researchers have developed PETE, a new way to squeeze more energy from the sun.
At a press event in San Francisco, Microsoft's Robbie Bach and Derek Snyder unveil the Kin mobile phones. Based on the Windows 7 operating system, the new phones will have extensive social networking built in and will also be able to access the Zune music service.
Parking can be a real hassle, whether you're fumbling for change for the meter or just trying to find an empty spot. San Francisco-based Streetline has developed networking and sensor technologies that enable users to pay their meter fees from their mobile phones. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how the company's technology could change the way we park.
It's not exactly cheap, but if you want wireless broadband on the go -- and critically, if you live in the right bits of the correct cities -- then it's your best current choice.
The Sony Ericsson Z1010 is more than just a phone that does video calls, it is a multimedia package in your pocket.Design is not just about looks, it's also about how easy the interface is to use.
Available on 3, LG's U8110 is a clamshell mobile phone that supports video calls and has a MP3 player onboard.LG's U8110 is a clamshell phone with dual screens and a built-in digital camera.
Telstra's wireless service is for Australian road warriors who don't mind paying big bucks for maximum mobility.According to the Telstra, its existing CDMA network covers about one-fifth of the Australian landmass and over 98 percent of the population.
A high-end handset from 3, the NEC e616 is capable of making video calls, sending video messages, downloading music/games and playing multimedia files. Read our Australian review.
Like a centre player on a basketball court, the length of this mobile phone makes it stand high above the rest. Does this combination from NEC and 3 score well with us?
The Smart City-Coupé is a fun, economical and ultra-compact car with the added advantage of a Bluetooth handsfree system, a Sony Ericsson T610 and six months’ prepaid mobile phone contract.