Displaying items by tag: Affordability

The Australian Labor Party's pledge during the election campaign to offer 90% of broadband users in the country higher speeds will not have the intended effect unless the price of the technology is lowered, the independent telecommunications analyst Paul Budde says.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A Nokia official in the Oceania region says he is satisfied with the uptake of 5G in Australia, pointing out that about 80% of the smartphones sold in the country are now 5G-capable.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Promising to set a "new standard in consumer SSD performance", Samsung has made its market-leading, super-fast solid-state drives even better "at affordable price points".

Published in Home Tech

Digital telco Circles.Life has launched a $1 mobile plan which it says will aid cash-strapped Victorians doing it tough during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Published in Mobility

Telecommunications consumer group ACCAN has called on Australia’s telecommunications networks to ensure that no Australian is left offline during the COVID-19 pandemic, while welcoming the Federal Government's expansion of telehealth services during the pandemic.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Lifting take-up of the National Broadband Network in under serviced consumer segments, promoting much higher speeds and improving support for Retail Service Providers in the face of increasing demand for broadband, are some of the key areas targeted by NBN Co in its newly released Wholesale Pricing Review 2019 Close-out Paper.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Labor Party’s Shadow Minister for Communications Michelle Rowland has expressed concern that Australia has ranked last out of 36 OECD countries on entry level fixed-broadband affordability.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

ACCAN’s 2016 National Conference, ACCANect: Equipping Consumers to Stay Connected, kicks off this morning with a focus on empowering consumers to get, and stay, connected to the phone and broadband services they need.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 21:10

Where’s the cheapest place to buy an iPhone or iPad?

To find out the answer, you need to take a look at CommSec’s newly released iPad and iPhone index, which shows Australia has slid down the list.

Published in Home Tech

Today is will be day two of ACCAN’s annual conference, but yesterday we caught up with ACCAN CEO Teresa Corbin for an update and her thoughts on what’s to come.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 11:36

Affordability of telecoms services under scrutiny

The affordability of telecommunications services and access to those services for consumers is under the spotlight at the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) conference which got underway in Sydney today.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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