The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, the peak body representing telecommunications users, has welcomed the announcement made by ACMA that an inquiry into outages of the triple zero service would lead to tightening of protections for consumers.
An ACMA investigation into the lack of provision of a triple-zero service by Telstra after an outage in May has found the telco in breach of a rule that requires it to ensure that such calls go to the emergency call service operator.
Needing a safety button to call 000 in your app is a sad reflection upon the bad elements within society and their inhumanity, but even so, it's a good move from Uber to introduce it.
ACMA advises that calls to Triple Zero (000) from mobile phones now contain improved location information, following upgrades to the Triple Zero (000) service.
Nokia has created an ultra-compact LTE network for quick deployment for first responders, for stand-alone comms at mine sites or in rural/remote areas.
IBM's Australian R&D efforts could bring us better medical care and improve our chances of surviving a natural disaster.
Spectralink is adding a panic button and fall detection to its Wi-Fi handsets aimed at the healthcare sector.
XPAL, the company behind the popular 'Powerskin' line of smartphone battery-and-case in one, as well as Energizer's popular Energi to Go range, has announced an innovative 'spare' mobile phone with a truly astounding battery life of up to 15 whopping years - while powered by a single AA battery.
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No-one pays any attention to the Centers for Disease Control. Their warnings slide by; too rigid and esoteric to pique the interest of Joe Public. Not any more!
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