Telstra Wholesale group executive Will Irving has called out customer collaboration and co-creation as key in building a business that will weather the shift to the NBN environment. And he told CommsDay that he would soon augment his own Ethernet product portfolio with NBN's business-focused Traffic Class 2 offering.SIGN UP TO READ
Macquarie Telecom has made an off-market bid to acquire cloud services provider Bulletproof Group through its wholly-owned subsidiary Macquarie Cloud Services.SIGN UP TO READ
Netflix is proving one of the most popular brands in Australia, topping the rankings for two surveys: YouGov's brand advocacy rankings and SAP's survey of Australian digital experiences. Vodafone was the top telecommunications brand in the SAP survey.SIGN UP TO READ
IX Australia, the carrier-neutral not-for-profit exchange operated by the Internet Association of Australia, has launched 40Gbps peering across its network with long-term member and peer Amaysim the first to light up services.SIGN UP TO READ
Space & Satellite AU is the new weekly newsletter from the producers of CommsDay and the Australasia Satellite Forum. Australia and the surrounding Pacific region has long been an important market for global players such as Intelsat, Viasat and Eutelsat. Homegrown operations from NBN, Optus and Speedcast have also become increasingly key to the sector. Now we see the rise of a local nanosat industry and increasing interest in the creation of an Australian space sector and government agency. Space & Satellite AU is the publication of record for these developments.
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2018 is emerging as the year the Internet of Things becomes a real thing as telcos such as Thinxtra, NNN Co, Telstra, Optus and Vodafone bring dedicated networks to market. This one day primer event examines how to create cross-sectoral IoT partnerships, network solutions, telco strategies and specific verticals such as automotive, smart cities and health. Held with Communications Alliance and IOTAA.
This one day event provides international case studies from technology suppliers and national broadband operators on how they are deploying and upgrading their networks to deal with broadband demand in the present and future. Access technologies such as FTTC, FTTN, FTTP, HFC, LTE and satellite will be discussed by international and Australian experts in a collegiate workshop environment. More details soon.
Australia has signed a treaty with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reaffirming a commitment made with USA to collaborate on space exploration more than 50 years prior.
South Australia is courting space start-ups with hard currency.
Brisbane’s EM Solutions has hired a new board member: highly decorated and recently retired Major General Jeff Sengelman DSC, AM, CSC.
ridium will launch its next 20 satellites on a pair of previously flown Falcon 9 boosters beginning December 22, 2017.