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Displaying items by tag: Bigpond

It’s hardly a surprise, but new research reveals that Australia has become a digital nation with mobile phones used by 97% of the population and the internet used weekly by 90% of us.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 16 July 2012 18:25

Telstra goes Android for T-Hub 2

Telstra has released a new, Android-based, version of its T-Hub combined tablet and cordless home phone.

Published in Home Tech
Internode has announced a new program that'll see the company be able to switch customers from Telstra's BigPond service to Internode with 'minimal disruption'.
Published in Home Tech

Telstra has unveiled ambitious plans to provide everything the consumer of the connected home might need in the way of connectivity, content, services and the devices to make use of these.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 23 February 2012 14:18

Telstra and Bigpond outage happening now

UPDATE: Outage appears over for now. Original intro: You'd think the biggest news for today would be the death match between Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, but an apparent Telstra outage may well eclipse the two politicians as a story of much greater significance to the everyday Australian.

Published in Mobility

Telstra is moving BigPond customers onto a Windows Live email service while retaining their existing email addresses. Customers will also receive other Windows Live services.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 09 February 2012 11:54

Roy Morgan: Internode tops ISP satisfaction survey

Internode has a history of coming out on top of ISP customer satisfaction surveys, and has just clocked an impressive 94% satisfaction on the latest Roy Morgan Research ISP survey.

Published in Home Tech

Australians would like parental controls on the internet at an ISP level, according to a poll just published, and they'd like it for free, so they can block websites with gambling or adult content from reaching their kids.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 14:15

Internode on a high with customers

National broadband company Internode seems to have found the formula for keeping its Internet customers happy, with the ISP once again topping an industry survey, this time with a 96 percent customer satisfaction rating, and with rival iiNet the only other ISP with a rating of more than 90 percent.

Published in Market
Monday, 12 December 2011 22:36

Washup from Friday's Telstra data breach

We don't yet know why, but we sure know what was breached.  60,000 user accounts containing detailed of their accounts (including passwords) and the services used.  The Privacy Commissioner is investigating.

Published in Security

Communications Alliance and five of Australia's largest ISPs - Telstra BigPond, iiNet, Optus, iPrimus and Internode - have proposed an education-based notice scheme to combat online copyright infringement.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 24 November 2011 15:14

BigPond Cable upgrade - don't mention the speed

Telstra has just announced plans to upgrade its HFC network in Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and Perth to support download speeds of up to 100Mbps, but oddly it does not seem to be too keen to tell customers about it.

Published in Cornered!

BigPond cable customers in all mainland capitals and the Gold Coast are set to join Melbourne with speed upgrades to their broadband services, with download speeds of up to 100 megabits per second into their homes and for sharing across multiple users.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:30

Telstra debuts online portal for mobile customers

Telstra has introduced an online portal that enables its postpaid mobile customers to track their data usage and spending from their handsets. However it provides no information to users of 'capped' plans on how much of their monthly included call/sms/mms value they have used.

Published in Mobility

Online DVD rental company Quickflix (ASX: QFX) has announced its entry into the IPTV market, signing an agreement with Sony Australia to provide a subscription movies streaming service through Sony's Internet connected TVs and other devices.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 09:48

Justin Milne joins Quickflix board

Fresh from the announcement yesterday to take on the customers and inventory of Telstra's BigPond DVD rental business, Quickflix has announced the appointment of the former head of BigPond, Justin Milne as deputy chairman and non-executive director.

Published in Market

Although the death of DVD rental stores was predicted long ago and saw bookstores fall and fail in a far more spectacular fashion, Telstra's sale of its BigPond DVD movie rental business may well be the last nail in the DVD's coffin.

Published in Entertainment

Telstra has struck a deal with Twentieth Century Fox that will enable it to provide Twentieth Century Fox film and television titles to Telstra customers via IPTV to the T-Box, smart TVs and BigPond.com.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 14 June 2011 17:26

Telstra merges digital advertising units

After struggling to make the transition from the world of print to online advertising, Sensis is to lose its digital media arm to parent Telstra where it will be merged with BigPond Advertising and Telstra Classifieds to forma new integrated digital advertising business.

Published in Strategy

Although the Austar deal is yet to be done and dusted, Foxtel is ramping up its Foxtel on Xbox 360 offering nicely with the elimination of data charges for BigPond customers and the free addition of six BigPond TV channels.

Published in Entertainment

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