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Vocus lays cross-harbour fibre: photos

Vocus lays cross-harbour fibre: photos

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.

June 13, 2012 by in Telcos

The latest in emergency tech: pics

The latest in emergency tech: pics

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.

March 12, 2012 by in Government

The Future Of... Solar Cells

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.

January 10, 2011 by in Telcos

The Future Of...Parking

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.

March 1, 2010 by in Mobility

OzEmail Metrowide Wireless

OzEmail Metrowide Wireless

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.

February 7, 2005 by in Networking

Sony Ericsson Z1010

Sony Ericsson Z1010

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.

August 23, 2004 by in Mobility

LG U8110

LG U8110

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.

August 8, 2004 by in Mobility

Telstra CDMA 1xRTT Communication Card

Telstra CDMA 1xRTT Communication Card

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.

June 17, 2004 by in Telcos

NEC e616

NEC e616

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.

May 31, 2004 by in Mobility

NEC e313

NEC e313

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?

May 31, 2004 by in Mobility

Orange Smart City-Coupé

Orange Smart City-Coupé

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.

November 26, 2003 by in Telcos

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