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The world's first cellular mobile telephone service, using the Nordic Mobile Telephony (NMT) technology was launched 30 years ago, on 1 October 1981 in Stockholm.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 19 September 2011 15:27

Internet TV ad market tipped for five fold growth

Frost & Sullivan is forecasting an almost fivefold growth in the Australian Internet TV advertising market in the next five years as consumption of online video content accelerates.

Published in Market

ispONE, a provider of white-labelled Internet access and telephone services to 'virtual' ISPs, has become an NBN Co certified service provider and claims to be the first dedicated to providing wholesale services.

Published in Networking

Research In Motion has launched a free service for small businesses that allows them to manage company- or employee-owned BlackBerry smartphones and protect business-related content stored on the handsets.

Published in Security

Sensis is continuing its push to be a provider of information online: it has signed an agreement with US-based Yelp to launch yelp.com.au, a website where Australians will be able to write reviews and share information on everything from boutiques and mechanics, to restaurants and dentists. Yelp mobile apps will enable access to the service from mobile devices.

Published in Strategy

Vodafone Australia has moved to address the disparity in trans-Tasman data roaming fees with those charged by its New Zealand counterpart.

Published in Mobility

The Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy in conjunction with the AIIA is to host a telework forum to help identify how Australian businesses and government agencies can use the catalyst of the NBN to boost the teleworking rate.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Google has added its '+1' recommendation system to google.com.au, following its launch in the US in March, and made it available for incorporation into Australian web sites.

Published in Home Tech

The ACMA has launched an online program, Connect.ed, to train teachers in cybersafety.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Joint Committee on the National Broadband Network - which has been charged with ongoing oversight of the project - is to inquire into legislation governing the rollout of the NBN FTTH network in greenfield sites, and has changed the agenda of its first meeting, to be held in Sydney Monday 16 May to focus on the bill.

Published in Technology Regulation

The ACCC has published a revised list of NBN points of interconnect, describing it as "a refinement of the outcome of the public confirmation process about the initial PoIs to the NBN."

Published in Networking

vividwireless has extended its mobile WiMAX network to areas around the Australian National University and universities of Queensland and Adelaide and says it is in discussions with a short list of potential investors to fund large scale rollouts in these cities and in Melbourne and Sydney.

Chi-X Australia, which is aiming to provide and alternative share trading service to the ASX, has selected Equinix as its primary data centre in Sydney.

Published in Cloud Computing
Thursday, 07 April 2011 10:33

VHA outsources IT operations to Tech Mahindra

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has appointed Indian IT outsourcing specialist Tech Mahindra to take responsibility for the running and operations of the company's IT systems, replacing a number of providers that included Ericsson and IBM.

Published in Deals
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 17:53

14 PoIs for NBN find a backer in ispONE

Amidst the clamour of industry opposition to NBN Co's preferred option of 14 points of interconnect, one voice has been raised in support: that of 'white label' wholesale ISP ispONE.

Published in Technology Regulation

Recently listed wholesale telecommunications services provider Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has reported a 501 percent increase in net profit and 242 percent increase in revenues for the year to 30 June 2010.

Published in Listed Tech
Monday, 05 July 2010 18:24

Hosting boosts Macquarie Telecom's guidance

Macquarie Telecom (ASX: MAQ) has upgraded its earnings guidance for the full year ended 30 June 2010, largely on the strength of its hosting business that is on track to account for more than 50 percent of EBITDA.

Published in Listed Tech
Sunday, 23 May 2010 16:29

AARNet upgrades Queensland network

AARNet is to upgrade its network between Cairns and Brisbane to a dual link 10Gbps service, under an agreement with the Queensland Government's electricity distribution company, Powerlink.

Published in Networking




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