Telstra has outlined a raft of initiatives intended to fast-track a transformation it first announced two years ago, although none is likely to have the same immediate impact as the decision to slash the company's dividend for the 2018 financial year.SIGN UP TO READ
Behind the noisy reaction to Telstra's plan to cut its dividend, the carrier produced a solid result for its financial year 2017, hitting its revenue and earnings guidance and adding 218,000 retail mobile customers and a further 132,000 fixed broadband customers.SIGN UP TO READ
Vocus CEO Geoff Horth has called out NBN pricing and transition costs, along with a competitive market particularly in consumer broadband, as key factors in a $1.5 billion post-tax impairment announced following a revaluation of goodwill and assets.SIGN UP TO READ
Communications minister Mitch Fifield has convened an emergency industry roundtable in Canberra on Monday afternoon to hammer out an action plan for resolving customer migration and consumer issues around the NBN.SIGN UP TO READ
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South Australia’s Essential Services Commission has found that there is a need for it to continue to impose transitional technical conditions within licences for new electricity generators which are to be connected to the South Australian power system regardless of generation type.
Endeavour Energy launched a SolarSaver program to trial the use of home batteries matched with solar systems to reduce peak demand and help customers cut their power bill. The trial will use the electricity stored in home batteries to meet the energy needs of customers at times of peak demand to deliver a win-win for both customers and Endeavour Energy by keeping costs down in the future.
The Australian Energy Regulator is asking for submissions on draft decisions it made on access arrangements made by Multinet, APA Victorian Transmission System and the the Roma to Brisbane Pipeline.
Internet of Things specialist network operator Thinxtra is to receive a $10 million investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to scale up its Sigfox low power wide area network to monitor assets and reduce energy use.
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