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Film studios and ISPs have released a new draft code that is aimed at curbing the number of Australians who illicitly download TV shows, films, and music online.
Vocus Communications has delivered solid results for the first half of the 2015 financial year, underpinned by the increase in demand for its data services and product suite, and its acquisition strategy.
After close to six years spent transforming Australia's largest telecommunications company, Telstra CEO David Thodey is set to retire in May, and be replaced by CFO Andy Penn.
T-Mobile has an interesting 2015 shaping up. Unknown is how larger rivals will ultimately respond to its relentless promotions.
Vocus is set to increase its capacity on the undersea cable connecting Australia and New Zealand with the United States by 10 percent, after entering a $58.5 million purchase program deal for the extra capacity.
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iiNet has hinged much of its growth strategy on the rollout of the National Broadband Network, but CEO David Buckingham is pessimistic that the government will deliver on its promises of a faster rollout.
TPG has met the new requirements for its fibre-to-the-basement product set out by Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and has put the retail product back on sale.
iiNet's strong NBN strategy has seen the company creep up on Optus, growing its fixed-line customer base to 975,000 in the first half of this financial year.
New Zealand telco Spark has seen its profits fall 12.7 percent on back of a 2.7 percent decline in revenue.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia's turnaround strategy is working to stem its customer losses for the first time in four years, with the company seeing its customer loss rate dropping to 46,000 for 2014.
Hold the phone, your telco may be ripping you off.
The firm seeking access to the details of alleged copyright infringers from iiNet and others has said that it is reluctant to wait to see whether the new industry code to crack down on copyright infringement would be a suitable alternative.
A new big data platform-as-a-service offering is expected in the fourth quarter of 2015, based on Pivotal Hadoop software.
An expert witness flown to Australia to explain the software used to track people torrenting Dallas Buyers Club has been unable to explain whether the software accurately pinpoints account holders.
The expert witness flown from Germany to explain how Australian IP addresses were caught sharing Dallas Buyers Club over peer-to-peer services has admitted that he did not write his own affidavit.
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.