Articles about Telstra
Telstra CEO David Thodey has said the incumbent has maintained its leadership position in mobile technology advances through risk taking, and putting its investments on the line.
Telstra and Ericsson have kicked off Mobile World Congress by announcing faster 4G, LTE Broadcast, VoLTE, and plans to explore 5G.
The approximately 20,000 premises on Telstra's fibre network in South Brisbane could soon be on the NBN, with the two companies set to recommence negotiations in the first quarter of 2015.
The Western Australia government has extended its Royalties for Regions funding, with AU$45 million going to fund 85 more mobile towers in regional locations.
Outgoing Telstra CEO David Thodey has said the biggest challenge in his six years at the helm of Australia's largest telecommunications company was improving the relationship between Telstra and the government before signing the NBN deal.
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.
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.
NBN Co has revealed the basic steps the company took in assessing the quality of Telstra's copper and HFC networks before agreeing to a new deal to take ownership of the networks.
Traditional wisdom would have it that any cuts to company R&D tax breaks could hamper innovation, yet the Australian government's latest move to cap domestic R&D incentives may in fact help drive the development of new technology in the country.
As the number of new customers joining Telstra slows, CEO David Thodey has said the company is ensuring its existing customers don't begin looking around for something better.
Optus has seen its net profit for the third quarter drop by 8.2 percent compared to the previous year, despite adding 100,000 new handset customers during the quarter.
Telstra has recorded a half-year profit of AU$2.1 billion, on the back of increased revenue from customers in fixed and mobile using more and more data.
Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone are fighting against patent-infringement claims over the use of assisted GPS and video-streaming services in the companies' mobile networks.
Telstra will axe 64 jobs in Ballarat as part of 78 positions to go across the country in April.
The Australian prime minister and the Australian Federal Police have urged the quick passage of the mandatory data-retention Bill, explaining that it will not be a financial burden for telcos and will assist with criminal investigations.
Telstra has opened its Customer Insights Centre (CIC) in Sydney for enterprise and business clients, with the high-tech 3,600 square metre facility boasting a 300-person auditorium, a workshop, collaboration spaces, partner pop-up installations, a restaurant, and a broadcast studio.
The new Apple iPhones 5S and 5C launched on Friday morning in Sydney, with ZDNet there to capture the pictures and interview those who waited up to 20 hours in line.
Telstra's 4G upgrades are occurring in the unlikeliest of places. Even retirement homes.
Telstra has rolled out Alcatel-Lucent small-cell technology at Flemington Racecourse to provide up to 80 percent extra capacity for VIP punters attending Derby Day, Oaks Day, and the Melbourne Cup.
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.
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.
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.
IBM yesterday celebrated its 100th birthday in Sydney, bringing together five ex-managing directors — including Telstra CEO David Thodey — as well as current managing director Andrew Stevens. The six IT powerbrokers sat on a panel and waxed lyrical about what had changed over the 100 years since IBM started out selling cheese measurement equipment.
Employees from across Optus' business made their debut at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday night, dressing up as characters from the Wizard of Oz for a special Wizard of Optus float.
In the days following the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Yasi on the mainland of far north Queensland, Telstra and Optus engineers have been hard at work to bring services back online.
After a week of big announcements stemming from its Investor Day events, Telstra invited ZDNet Australia into its Experience Centre in Sydney, to show us what's next for the telco, and how its products can be put into practice for Aussie small to medium businesses.
Telstra has not been separated and construction of the NBN on the mainland is still in the pipeline, but today saw Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd kick off a conference that was designed to help Australia understand how 100 megabits per second broadband can be used.
Two of Telstra's unions commenced industrial action this week; this gallery documents a protest held on Tuesday morning outside Telstra's Elizabeth St, Sydney office, during the strike.
Telstra today gave some insight into the logistics of what needs to be done in order to build a national broadband network over the next five years — we also had a peek into one of the company's nodes.
Telstra has this week made some predictions for what the world will be like in 2020, but it's not the first time the company has made grand predictions.
The Australian Rail Track Association (ARTC) is set to finish the proof-of-concept phase and sign off on the business case for an ambitious project to digitise Australia's train-signal network using Telstra's Next G network as its transmission backbone.
NetComm Turbo 7 Series Wireless Gateway provides an easy set-up, good coverage and modest speed. While this system gives you the advantage of portable wireless gateway, wireless services are less reliable and cannot match ADSL2 speeds.
The i-mate Ultimate 9502 is the larger sibling of the i-mate 8502, and shares the honour of being Australia's first HSUPA phone. While we believe this phone is in the same league as a BlackBerry or the iPhone, be wary of Telstra's promised internet speeds.
The Sagem SG343i is an affordable Telstra i-mode solution that offers a basic yet adequate feature set.
iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.
NEC's N600i is a 3G clamshell with a 1.3-megapixel camera that supports a wireless Internet service called i-mode to access to sites such as eBay, Whereis and Citibank from your phone.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
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.