Political uncertainty is gripping the telco industry, as both Labor and the Coalition knuckle down to negotiations with the three independents who could tip the knife-edge balance of the hung Parliament – and decide the future shape of Australian telecoms.
Comms veteran and key NBN architect Colin Lyons has returned from retirement to work for the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy.
Ruckus Wireless has clinched a deal with Telstra to supply Smart 802.11n Wi-Fi systems to enable wireless distribution of its IPTV service over the T-Box platform in subscribers’ homes.
Australia’s mobile operators are better placed for growth than many of their rivals in developed countries regionally.
Communications Alliance has paid tribute to the group of over 200 industry volunteers who have shaped the peak body’s NBN framework in a brace of special events.
Crown Fibre Holdings has thirteen bids from companies hoping to partner the New Zealand Government as it builds its ultrafast broadband (UFB) network.
JOHN DE RIDDER COMMENT: Canberra, we have a problem. We are building a fixed broadband network for speed which residential customers are unwilling to pay for. This is a problem for the viability of the NBN and it also undermines the broader purpose of transforming our economy. But, there is a solution.
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