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NBN Co has named four suburbs in Queensland and New South Wales that will be the first to trial the company's hybrid fibre-coaxial networks.
Optus is offering a six-month subscription to the streaming video giant on two-year fixed, mobile phone, and mobile broadband contracts.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has flagged that it will cut Telstra's copper network wholesale pricing by 0.7 percent, despite the company arguing for a 7.2 percent price increase.
The second stage of Spark's NZ$70 million-per-year re-engineering program ended with data cutover on the weekend.
After years of growth, mobile handset and wireless broadband subscription levels are starting to reach saturation levels in Australia, according to the Australian competition watchdog.
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While 4G was about offering increased capacity and speeds for data-hungry users, vendors, telcos, and regulators are working to ensure that 5G is all about coping with the rise of connected machines.
Customers of Telstra will be able to request the same metadata that law-enforcement agencies are able to access, the telco has said.
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.
Looking to break away from your outdated cable box set up? These devices can help.
Nokia announced their first two Windows Phone devices at Nokia World last fall and now we are seeing the first model appear officially in the U.S. The Lumia 710 is a $50 smartphone, but is still a solid Windows Phone device.
A first look at the new designer Android smartphone from Prada and LG.
We often get asked what we've seen this year in technology, so what better way to tell the story than with a round-up of the year's photos?
Telstra is in the process of revamping a 10-year-old building shell in London to support a modern high-efficiency datacentre, with the help of consulting company On365.
The Nokia Lumia 800 is the first Nokia Windows Phone and it copies the Nokia N9 MeeGo device in terms of form factor, with just a couple minor differences. Is the Lumia 800 going to be the hit that Nokia and Microsoft need at this time?
At Nokia World, the phone maker showed off the centerpieces of what it hopes will be a road to Windows Phone-powered recovery, the higher-end Lumia 800 and lower-cost Lumia 710.
iiNet yesterday opened up its Perth-based headquarters to a few hundred customers, fans and media. ZDNet Australia caught a glimpse inside one of Australia's biggest internet service providers.
In our ongoing testing of wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers, we bring you the top 10 so far. Of course, everyone has a horror story about each, so feel free to comment below on the frustration within.
Today's Annual General Meeting marked an historic day for Telstra as shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of the $11 billion deal with the National Broadband Network Company. ZDNet Australia was there to catch all the action.
Shopping for an iPhone 4S case for your new phone? Case-Mate and Belkin have you and your phone covered.
Chinese network vendor Huawei today detailed its plans for long-term evolution (LTE) technology, demonstrating an LTE network within a modded freight container.
Qantas and Optus today announced the details behind their new Frequent Flyer partnership, while unveiling their new, Optus-branded Qantas 737 aircraft.
Home improvement stores including Lowe's, Home Depot, Ace Hardware and True Value are selling and installing certain small-wind turbines, which are building a following with some large rural properties, resorts and other remote sites.
It's been 30 years since the first mobile phone call was made on Telstra's network, then called Telecom Australia, without the assistance of an operator. The phones were tied down to a car and cost a fortune to own, but they set the foundation for today's cellular network. Here's how they used to build them.
Equator Coffees, a specialty coffee wholesaler, is going green throughout its business operations. The co-founders, Helen Russell and Brooke McDonnell are using sustainable farming practices to grow their coffee cherries by partnering with local farmers in developing countries. On their site, they also have a smart coffee roaster that burns 80 percent less natural gas than a traditional coffee roaster and a food composter that turns excess coffee waste into fertilizer.
At Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Senior Product Manager Erick Tseng demos Google Earth for Android. The new app mirrors the Google Earth application on the desktop. The app also supports the voice features in Google Earth, searching for geographic locations like "Mount Fuji."
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about the company’s promise to deliver the Internet to television with its new Fios platform. The service will include social media widgets like Facebook and Twitter. Zafar describes the company’s approach to innovating in an economic downturn and where he stands on the net neutrality debate in Washington.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom, describes how the company is responding to the current economic downturn by investing in growth and innovation as opposed to cost-cutting and automation.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom, talks about how focusing on the growth of the company acts as a great incentive for employees to innovatively come up with ideas and create new business cases around those ideas.
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