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'Massive' DoS attack takes down WorldPay

'Massive' DoS attack takes down WorldPay

Online payment firm WorldPay, part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, is battling to process customer transactions after being hit by a massive denial of service (DoS) attack. The attack started yesterday, flooding WorldPay's web connected systems with huge volumes of bogus requests and bringing its payment and administration systems to a grinding halt.

November 5, 2003 by in Telcos

ABC picks Telstra for telco services

ABC picks Telstra for telco services

Telstra has sealed a multi-million dollar contract with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), with the national broadcaster deciding to award its fixed and mobile services to the telecommunications provider.The AU$7 million contract for Telstra over two years with a further one-year option, was put to tender last year with other large providers bidding for the rights to deliver ABC's telecommunications requirements.

June 17, 2004 by in Telcos

Internet providers back ACCC call on Telstra

Internet providers back ACCC call on Telstra

The Western Australian Internet Association and South Australian Internet Association have lauded the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) recommendation on Telstra's Line Sharing Service (LSS) monthly access charge.The ACCC last Friday rejected Telstra's proposed LSS access charge of AU$15 and instead recommended it range from AU$7 to AU$8.

June 27, 2004 by in Telcos

Worldwide telecom revenues to grow at 5.9% a year

Worldwide telecom revenues to grow at 5.9% a year

The global telecommunications industry showed modest growth in 2004, and the growth of its revenue is expected to continue into 2005, according to Insight Research. Worldwide telecommunications services revenue is expected to grow at a compounded annual rate of 5.

February 25, 2005 by in Telcos

Vodafone launches new AU mobile plans

Vodafone launches new AU mobile plans

The mobile pricing battle is heating up with Vodafone deploying a raft of new plans to the market, while rival Hutchison's '3', as earlier reported, has launched its salvo.Vodafone said the new plans re-emphasised its "no contract" push, saying in a statement they were designed to "woo customers away from inflexible and expensive mobile plans and provide them with an even greater excuse to get rid of their landline or mobile contract.

July 13, 2004 by in Telcos

Telstra details fibre plans on Gold Coast

Telstra details fibre plans on Gold Coast

Telstra today detailed plans for its next-generation access technology commercial pilot of Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) on Queensland's Gold Coast later this year.Telstra Country Wide area general manager for the Gold Coast, John Lister and Telstra technology innovation and products fixed-access general manager Jim More officially announced Telstra's FTTP plans at one of the selected sites, a multi-dwelling development at Emerald Lakes.

July 26, 2004 by in Telcos