Articles about Telcos
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.
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.
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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.
ZipTel's ZipT application and platform will be rebranded under SpeedCast's SpeedTalk portfolio as part of an exclusive white-label partnership between the two companies.
Content owners are pushing for Australian internet service providers to punish their users via speed caps or pop-ups for downloading infringing TV shows, films, or music.
Motorola Solutions has won another two-year extension on its decade-old contract for the operation of the Victorian government's dedicated police and ambulance network.
Around 16 million mobile devices worldwide were hit by malware as of the end of 2014, while attacks on communications networks rose during the year, according to new research by Alcatel-Lucent.
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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.