Articles about Telstra
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 appointed its executive director for cloud Erez Yarkoni as its new chief information officer, filling the gap left by Patrick Eltridge, who stepped away from the role at the end of November.
Telstra has said that setting up a centralised system within the company to store data it is forced to retain for the Australian government will create a lucrative target for hackers.
On the back of its Ooyala acquisition, Telstra has continued its push to become a global technology company with the launch of a new video distribution network known as Global Media Switch.
We've taken a quick peek at three business productivity products Telstra now offers online as part of its software-as-a-service T-Suite initiative.
Telstra this morning launched a multi-million dollar network operations centre to manage the enterprise networks of 1,100 corporate Telstra customers who have paid for the premium service.
Tell the Truth Telstra (T4), an initiative formed by a group of Telstra's competitors, sent out this media pack to combat what it said was a media barrage by the nation's largest telco.
Telstra doesn't just "do telephones" according to Deena Schiff, Telstra Group MD — it seems it's also got its eye on the health space. This week in Sydney, the telco has been showing off the latest health tech from its partners, including a wireless stethoscope and remote monitoring for aged and disability care.
Installing cables can be difficult — especially if they're 9,000 kilometres long and up several kilometres underwater. Our photo gallery gives you a look inside the 'Ile de Sein', a ship used to lay Telstra's latest fibre optic cable, which will become part of Australia's global Internet network backbone.
The new interactive Telstra "flagship" store will be open from 2 November. Dubbed T.Life, the store is located at 400 George Street, on the corner of George and King on the group floor of the Telstra building.
The leaders of three of Australia's largest ISP's have declared the Net neutrality debate as solely a US problem — and further, that the nation that pioneered the internet might want to study the Australian market for clues as to how to solve the dilemma.
In this video interview, Competitive Carriers Coalition executive director David Forman explains why the group, which represents Telstra's rivals in Canberra's halls of power, is not technically a lobbyist and doesn't need to appear on Kevin Rudd's lobbyist register.
Communications Minister Senator Helen Coonan yesterday defended Australia's national telecommunications regulatory regime. "Despite loud cries to the contrary, we do not regulate for regulation's sake," she told the annual conference of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group in Sydney.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Graeme Samuel took Telstra to task this week for not switching on high-speed ADSL2+ broadband nationwide. "Telstra argues that regulatory barriers are preventing it from rolling out ADSL2+ to more [telephone] exchanges," Samuel said in a landmark address to the annual conference of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group in Sydney.