NBN: Lengthy wait for outcomes of FTTB, FTTN trials
The outcomes of NBN Co's trials of fibre-to-the-node technology will shape the future of the National Broadband Network rollout, but what exactly those outcomes are won't be known for quite some time, according to the government-owned company's CEO.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Telstra coverage can't be everywhere: Thodey
Telstra chief executive David Thodey says customer expectations of its mobile network "to work everywhere" far exceeds what it can actually provide, despite huge advancements in technology.
Australian market set to open higher
The Australian market looks set to open higher following gains on Wall Street after a solid kickoff to the US earnings season from Alcoa and Federal Reserve minutes that signalled low interest rates for a while longer.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Weatherill wields axe on bloated government boards
VIDEO: A young woman driver has been rushed to hospital with chest injuries after a tree branch punctured her windscreen on Greenhill Rd. Premier Jay Weatherill with Telstra chief executive David Thodey and Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority chairman John Olsen at the Oval today.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Lack of affordable broadband creating 'digital divide'
As we become ever more reliant on the digital world for communications, information and commerce, a new divide is opening up between the haves and have nots.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Melbourne NBN fibre to the node trial stalled on power deal
A trial of fibre to the node technology in Melbourne remains stalled, despite Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing NBN Co and Telstra had signed a deal for 206,000 premises across regional Queensland and New South Wales to be connected to the NBN by fibre to the node.
Expanded FTTN trial will shape NBN's future
An agreement between Telstra and NBN Co for a 1000-node deployment of fibre-to-the-node technology will "deliver valuable insights into how to build a sustainable and consistent program of work that allows the industry to ramp up and deploy the FTTN element of the NBN at scale," according to NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Telstra eyes Hotspot 2.0 deployment for national Wi-Fi network
Telstra could usher in Australia's first major deployment of next-generation hotspots as part of its plan to blanket the country with a public Wi-Fi network.
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Telstra strips "coffee king" of award following anti-gay tirade
TELSTRA have rescinded their award given to Brisbane "coffee king" Phillip Di Bella, following the public backlash from a foul-mouthed tirade on Di Bella's social media last week that featured a slew of homophobic language TELSTRA have rescinded their award given to Brisbane "coffee king" Phillip Di Bella, following a foul-mouthed tirade on social ... (more)
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Why wi-fi is not working at home
GOOGLE and Microsoft will follow Apple's lead and offer smartphone "kill switches" to curb the record number of thefts.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Outage strikes Telstra ADSL customers in Victoria
"Since 2.15pm, a hardware failure at the Windsor Exchange has impacted a number of ADSL services across inner Melbourne and the south eastern suburbs," a Telstra spokesman told Computerworld Australia .
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Victorians lead in mobile complaints
Victorians are consistently Australia's biggest complainers when it comes to telecommunications and mobile problems, according to statistics released by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Pigs hold key to medical relief
COMMUTERS will be able to finally use their mobile phones in the City Loop after a partnership between Telstra, Optus and the State Government.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Humble, conciliatory and pragmatic, Telstra boss David Thodey has turned the Australian telecommunication and media giant around in 6 years, and won over critics in the process.