Articles about Telcos
The Australian Copyright Council has said that the Federal Circuit Court, rather than the Federal Court, should be able to force ISPs to block websites, because the cost of cases would be lower for rights holders.
Optus is working to expand its cloud services capability, becoming a partner of Microsoft's Cloud OS Network in a bid to offer its enterprise and government customers Microsoft Azure-enabled products and services.
In a move that the company claims is not in breach of the principle of net neutrality, Optus wants over-the-top companies like Netflix to pay to secure quality traffic on its network.
A cadre of New Zealand media companies is progressing legal action over alleged copyright infringement against two NZ ISPs that have said they will continue to offer global mode.
NBN users in regional areas are set to get faster speeds on the fixed-wireless network, with a trial of up to 50Mbps download speeds to take place in May.
Australian-listed satellite communications company NewSat is in administration after being hit by financing woes that threaten to derail its AU$611 million Jabiru-1 satellite project.
Rober Nason, the executive responsible for Telstra's cost-cutting program Project New, has announced that he will retire to seek non-executive roles.
Australian telco Vocus has taken a 14.5 percent stake in Macquarie Telecom, just months after acquiring fellow telco Amcom following an initial 10 percent stake in the rival company.
Facebook's Internet.org initiative is facing an exodus of partner organisations in India as internet companies in the region begin to withdraw from the project over net neutrality concerns.
Telstra has announced that it will retire the Pacnet brand after completing its acquisition of the Asia-Pacific datacentre and managed services company.
Netflix has said that in signing deals with Optus and iiNet to allow customers to access Netflix without it counting towards their download quota, the company acted against its strong stance for net neutrality.
Telstra is doubling the footprint of its national Wi-Fi trial, switching on a further 1,500 hotspots across the country.
Finnish and French networking giants Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will merge under a deal worth €15.6 billion to form Nokia Corporation.
The no-contract market in Australia reached 9.5 percent during the full year to March 31, 2015, showing that consumers are increasingly exposed to the benefits of the tariff.
M2 Group has confirmed that it will not appeal a decision by the Australian Federal Court to grant Voltage Pictures access to the details of over 4,000 customer accounts alleged to have illicitly downloaded Dallas Buyers Club.
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.