Google Assistant could take the hassle out of texting on the two new basic flip phones from TCL.
The Australian telco has turned to Google for help with boosting its customer experience.
ACMA has issued a remedial direction for the Sydney-based telco to amend its website with mandatory information.
Microsoft contributes its 'TV white space' tech to the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF) II broadband program.
Google introduces a second Google Fi plan to give customers more predictable bills.
Despite saying it was ending its mobile network at the start of the year, TPG's head of operations and products has revealed the telco continued to talk to mobile equipment vendors.
Mobile customers can ask Google Assistant to call a contact name, a number, a business, or emergency services.
All consumer and small business customers can now replace their physical SIM, if they have a compatible Apple device.
Week two of Vodafone and TPG's fight against the ACCC started with the commission trying to dismantle Vodafone's business case for the merger with TPG.
Connectivity, interoperability, data portability, and data rights are hindering how agricultural businesses adopt digital technologies.
SK Telecom and Ericsson have completed testing of telecommunications using purely 5G handsets, radio stations, and cores.
The ACCC continues to paint the picture that TPG's network rollout plans were ad hoc management decisions conjured from the mind of its reclusive CEO David Teoh.
Australian cops have a problem with timely destroying stored communications.
Available to companies across seven industrial parks in the southwestern city of China, the dedicated data link has a total capacity of 260Gbps and is part of efforts to support connectivity between businesses in the region.
The annual Outside Lands music and food extravaganza marks the first occasion where AT&T is deploying all three of the biggest wireless tools in its arsenal at a single festival.
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.
This week saw the opening of the biggest datacentre in Europe – a new facility in the Portuguese city of Covilhã. ZDNet went for a look around.
Telstra's 4G upgrades are occurring in the unlikeliest of places. Even retirement homes.
Innovations in mobile tech has opened new opportunities in the machine-to-machine industry, with providers offering SIM and fleet management services to smart meters and CCTVs.
The hardware is fantastic, but it's really the software that sets the Galaxy Note II apart from the pack. Check out screenshots of the device that help distinguish it as the best Android smartphone available.
4G is finally here, but how good is it? And does it vary depending on where exactly you are? I took to the London Underground to map out some average download and upload speeds around London, to see how EE's 4G fares.
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.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II appeared on T-Mobile shelves yesterday so I made the trip to the store after selling off my Galaxy S III and am now a very happy owner of one of the greatest data focused devices ever.
T-Mobile and Orange's parent EE has now revealed tariffs for its 4G network in the UK. Here's a look at the operator's line-up of 4G phones, how they compare and what it will cost you to get one.
While the Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III dominate across carriers, there are solid choices on each carrier from other manufacturers too so don't forget about them.
EE is poised to unleash 4G LTE services on the UK. ZDNet got hands-on with the network to find out just how fast the first UK-wide 4G network really is.
There are still a few people who enjoy using devices with hardware QWERTY keyboards and Samsung is filling in this niche on T-Mobile with the Galaxy S Relay 4G.
Want to get noticed when you are out and about? Here are some wearable LED items of clothing to brighten up your day
I awarded the Galaxy S III my top spot for hot smartphones of the summer and after using it for the last two weeks I can confirm that it is definitely the phone to beat in the heat. You can enjoy some hands-on photos of the Galaxy S III and several screenshots of the software that sets it apart. Make sure to check out my full ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones review for plenty more details.
Detailed network security mapping and clear lines of communication allowed Optus to avoid an emergency patching program and quickly identify a suspected attack as a false positive.
Sydney, don't ask. You cannot retrofit sensors into apartment foundations.
Azure used for upcoming Data Hub product targeted at water management, agribusiness, and connected supply chain.
With NBN connecting less people next year, Telstra will get AU$300 million less in payments.
It has requested for government to seek industry consultation before any internet restrictions are made.
eSafety Commissioner to decide what Australians shouldn't see.
5G will be launched in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Queenstown later this year.
DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices.
ZDNet's Chris Duckett tells TechRepublic's Karen Roby that an Australian parliamentary committee is looking into the nation's controversial laws, but it is no reason to pop champagne. Read more: https://zd.net/2YhRrHG
Federal government documents said NSW state and local government planning laws are to blame.
Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus, KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, and Koscom have formed a consortium to build a new blockchain network as a foundation for a new mobile authentication service.
Customers will receive 3GB of mobile for walking 10,000 steps daily for a month.
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.
An impressive set-up well worth the consideration for any small office looking to bring their telephony systems into the 21st century.
3's new mobile broadband card is almost a no-brainer: It sprints along on 3's current 3G network and will kick into overdrive following the 3.6Mbps HSDPA network overhaul, slips into notebook ExpessCard and PC Card slots and to top it off, has exceptional pricing plans.
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.
While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.
Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.
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.
For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.
A top-shelf 3G offering with a focus on multimedia, the Z800i is a real crowd-pleaser despite its bulk factor.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
This all-in-one solution from Belkin incorporates an ADSL modem, 4-port router and an 802.11g wireless access point suitable for a multi-PC home or SOHO user.
Billion's myGuard 7500GL is an excellent wireless ADSL router for SOHO users. Its security features include QoS control, VPN access, a firewall and Trend Micro services.