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Australian-listed call recording vendor Dubber has been chosen as the recording and data capture platform for IBM Cloud for Telecommunications.

Published in Deals

Phone and Internet complaints by Australian consumers and small businesses declined in the final quarter of 2019, but there’s been a steady 1% increase in complaints when comparing July to December 2019 against the same period in the previous year.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 12 December 2019 01:03

VOLTE users predicted to soar to 5 billion by 2024

The global number of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) users will approach 5 billion by 2024, rising from 2 billion in 2019, according to a new report.

Published in Market

Landlines may become extinct earlier than expected according to comparison website Finder which says that a recent survey of several thousand Australians reveals they are using mobiles and only have a home phone because it came with their Internet service.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 23 April 2018 10:49

Spark on the alert to stop phone scams

New Zealand telco Spark is partnering with the telecommunications industry in an effort to stop phone scam rates in the country.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Comparison website Finder claims traditional landlines in Australia will become extinct by 2037, basing this on figures from the Australian Communications and Media Authority which has tracked the decrease in landlines from 2012-13 onwards.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 28 July 2017 10:45

Aussies still hang on to their landlines

In the era of mobile phones and smartphones many Australians still find it difficult to give up their trusty landline phone services, with a new survey revealing that 55% still have a landline phone.

Published in Home Tech

New Zealand’s largest telco Spark is switching services across the country from its ageing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to a next-generation IP-based network.

Landlines are fading into history as the world goes mobile, with a newly released research report showing that just 16% of Australian households use their landline on a daily basis and more than a third — 34% — never use a landline or don’t have one connected.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Google has announced it is launching Fiber Phone, a home phone service which is basically a landline service for its customers - in addition to its existing Fiber high-speed internet and cable TV offerings - in the US market.

Published in Strategy

Complaints about telco phone services have hit a nine year low, dropping by 9.4% in the three months to the end of last December, but the news is not so good for Internet services.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 18 February 2016 11:06

Spark ‘nearing’ No1 mantle in NZ mobile revenues

New Zealand’s biggest telco, Spark, has achieved strong mobile and IT services revenue growth for the first half of the 2016 financial year to offset a continuing decline in landline services and legacy data products.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

’Tis the season to be jolly but ’tis also the season to be online and break some records, Telstra-style!

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s largest telco, Spark, is raising its prices for some broadband and landline plans in a reaction to the country’s competition regulator’s decision two three days ago to increase the prices which telecommunications infrastructure provider, Chorus, can charge for use of its local copper lines and broadband service.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Friday, 09 October 2015 10:27

Thousands hit the complaints lines to telcos

Consumer complaints about problems with their phone and Internet services soared to 124,000 in the 12 months of the 2014-2015 financial year as telcos grapple with maintaining service levels under the strict regime of the Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) code.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Use of the Internet via mobile devices is becoming a “compelling preference” for many Australians, according to Internet Australia, which has welcomed a global report finding that mobile has fundamentally transformed Internet access and use around the world.

Published in Mobility

Telstra is in trouble again over outages to its network, just a few days after outages in New South Wales disrupted mobile, landline and Internet use for thousands of its customers, and caused problems with communications on the state’s rail network.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 17:07

Seniors still love their landlines

Smartphones may be taking over the world but Australia's seniors continue to rely on their home phone for communication according to new figures released today.

Published in Home Tech




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