Telstra, the AFL and NRL have lost the first round in their battle to have the Optus TV Now service ruled in breach of the Copyright Act. However they are expected to appeal the court judgement handed down today.
The world's first cellular mobile telephone service, using the Nordic Mobile Telephony (NMT) technology was launched 30 years ago, on 1 October 1981 in Stockholm.
Frost & Sullivan is forecasting an almost fivefold growth in the Australian Internet TV advertising market in the next five years as consumption of online video content accelerates.
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.
ispONE, a provider of white-labelled Internet access and telephone services to 'virtual' ISPs, has become an NBN Co certified service provider and claims to be the first dedicated to providing wholesale services.
Research In Motion has launched a free service for small businesses that allows them to manage company- or employee-owned BlackBerry smartphones and protect business-related content stored on the handsets.
Sensis is continuing its push to be a provider of information online: it has signed an agreement with US-based Yelp to launch yelp.com.au, a website where Australians will be able to write reviews and share information on everything from boutiques and mechanics, to restaurants and dentists. Yelp mobile apps will enable access to the service from mobile devices.
Vodafone Australia has moved to address the disparity in trans-Tasman data roaming fees with those charged by its New Zealand counterpart.
The Department of Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy in conjunction with the AIIA is to host a telework forum to help identify how Australian businesses and government agencies can use the catalyst of the NBN to boost the teleworking rate.
Google has added its '+1' recommendation system to google.com.au, following its launch in the US in March, and made it available for incorporation into Australian web sites.
A study of business social media usage has found more than 70 percent spend at least 10 percent of their marketing budget on social media and that, rather than re-allocating funds from other marketing activities, they are now increasing their marketing budgets.
The ACMA has launched an online program, Connect.ed, to train teachers in cybersafety.
The Joint Committee on the National Broadband Network - which has been charged with ongoing oversight of the project - is to inquire into legislation governing the rollout of the NBN FTTH network in greenfield sites, and has changed the agenda of its first meeting, to be held in Sydney Monday 16 May to focus on the bill.
The ACCC has published a revised list of NBN points of interconnect, describing it as "a refinement of the outcome of the public confirmation process about the initial PoIs to the NBN."
vividwireless has extended its mobile WiMAX network to areas around the Australian National University and universities of Queensland and Adelaide and says it is in discussions with a short list of potential investors to fund large scale rollouts in these cities and in Melbourne and Sydney.
Chi-X Australia, which is aiming to provide and alternative share trading service to the ASX, has selected Equinix as its primary data centre in Sydney.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has appointed Indian IT outsourcing specialist Tech Mahindra to take responsibility for the running and operations of the company's IT systems, replacing a number of providers that included Ericsson and IBM.
NBN Co has appointed IBM as the prime systems integrator of its operational and business support systems (OSS/BSS). Under a three year contract IBM will be responsible for implementing and operating the full range of NBN CO's OSS/BSS requirements using components sourced from its own product range and the services o several subcontractors.
Amidst the clamour of industry opposition to NBN Co's preferred option of 14 points of interconnect, one voice has been raised in support: that of 'white label' wholesale ISP ispONE.
Executives from seven of Australia's telcos have united to lobby against the NBN, claiming Australia's broadband future is best left to the market, and best served by ubiquitous wireless coverage.
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