Despite the American sanctions against them, Chinese 5G suppliers Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corporation have increased their market share in the first three quarters of 2020, a study by the California-based Dell'Oro group says.
Communications Compliance - the new independent body set up by the telecoms industry to monitor service providers' compliance to the new Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) code - has named Victoria Rubensohn AM as its consumer representative board member.
The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the NBN has released its third report on the NBN, acknowledging that there is little chance of early private equity investment in the NBN, but calling on NBN Co to progress consideration of debt financing "as a matter of priority."
Cloud, Internet, telecommunication and IT services provider Anittel (ASX: AYG) has announced plans to upgrade its wide area networks and data centres with about $2m worth of Cisco gear, and signalled a widening of its market focus from regional Australia to embrace metropolitan areas.
Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs as released a study into the costs and benefits of New Zealand's urban and rural broadband networks declaring that they will add more than $NZ5b to GDP over the 20 year life of the program. (Updated with a link to the study)
Optus has managed to grow its mobile subscriber base despite Telstra's addition of a massive one million new services in the past six months, but Vodafone continues to lose customers.
Optus has announced prices for small business services offered over the NBN in the five first release sites.
Telstra has released a draft of its Regional and Rural Presence Plan for 2012-15 for public consultation.
Iridium, the operator of a global network of low earth orbit communications satellites has introduced technology that turns its handheld satellite phone into a WiFi hotspot, enabling any WiFi enabled smartphone to connect to the Internet via the Iridium satellite network.
Optus has launched, a number of new tools to help customers better manage their monthly mobile spend.
Communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy has called for applications from providers to deliver the first round of the Australian Government's Digital Hubs and Digital Enterprise programs.
Skype is to acquire mobile group messaging service provider GroupMe, which provides a range of services that enable mobile phone users to connect and share locations and photos with friends across networks and mobile platforms.
Super Retail Group - which operates over 400 stores across Australia and New Zealand under the Supercheap Auto, Ray's Outdoors, BCF and Goldcross Cycles brands - has chosen Sybase Afaria to manage iPhone devices used by staff members.
Communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy, has called for public comments on draft program guidelines for the Digital Hubs and Digital Enterprise programs.
Telstra says that smartphone ownership has now reached 46 percent of the mobile phone-owning population in Australia, a 25 percent increase in 12 months, and will reach 60 percent by year-end.
Leighton Contractors' subsidiary Australia-Singapore Cable (International) (ASC) has announced plans to build a fibre optic cable between Perth and Singapore.
Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) is to acquire optical fibre networks in the Sydney and Melbourne CBDs presently owned and operated by Digital River Networks, for $3.95m in cash.
Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Australia has released three draft video advertising standard guidelines and best practices for Australia for a two week industry review period.
EMC has acquired NetWitness Corporation a privately-held US based provider of network security analysis technologies that "provide precise and pervasive network visibility, enabling security teams to detect and remediate advanced threats while automating the incident investigation process," according to EMC.
The Internet Industry Association (IIA) is to start work immediately on a copyright code of practice for Internet intermediaries, including ISPs, search, hosting and social media providers.
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