Chris Althaus is CEO of AMTA, the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association, and before he steps down in early 2021 after over a decade and a half of service to the Australian telco industry and Australia consumers, he joined us for a chat about the industry's past, present and future, as well as his own.
When it comes to holiday time, we can let our guard down as we relax a little, with 2020 perhaps causing people to relax a little too much. Here's what Australian Mobile Telecommunications Australia CEO Chris Althaus says we should all be aware of this holiday season.
In light of ACMA's report showing that 46% of Australian children aged between 6 and 13 now use a phone, up from 41% in 2015, AMTA's five key suggestions for parents to consider when buying kids their first phones is definitely a good call.
Here are the Australian Mobile Telecommunication Association’s best ways to buy mobile devices this holiday season, with AMTA’s guide a great one to also share with friends and family.
GUEST OPINION: 2021 has been touted as the ‘Year of 5G’, with mobile telecommunications through the 4G/5G ecosystem to continue providing all important connectivity, applications, and services that will help enable Australia to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The chief executive of the mobile industry lobby group, Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association, Chris Althaus, has stepped down after 15 years in the role following the organisation's annual general body meeting which was held on Thursday.
The coronavirus outbreak has delayed the rollout of 5G networks, but not by a great deal, the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association chief executive Chris Althaus says, adding that he expects the emergence of applications that take advantage of the technology by year-end.
Australians aged between 14 and 17 are, as expected, very heavy mobile users with members of this age group checking their social media more than five times a day and two-thirds using their mobile devices while involved in other activities, according to a survey by Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association.
Smartphones are now considered essential by Australians to the extent that 94% will not leave home without their device, a survey by Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association has found.
Laws that have been proposed by the Australian Government to guard communications networks and businesses from cyber attack and sabotage may have the opposite effect from that intended, a coalition of industry groups has warned.
The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has set up its new 5G Group to "focus on policy, regulatory and technology issues related to next-gen 5G".
Mobile phone users travelling overseas now have the choice of opting out of receiving roaming usage alerts from telcos and their phone service providers now have more flexibility in the ways they offer customers the ability to decline mobile roaming services.
'Smart Power for Smart Telecom Networks' Conference keynote speaker, Telecoms Analyst Paul Budde, comments on the impact of the carbon tax on the Australian Telco Industry.
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