UK-based cloud contact centre provider MaxContact has expanded its Australian channel partner program with the appointment of Melbourne-headquartered cloud, voice and data services wholesaler CommsChannel as a managed services partner.
The Australian Government has called for applications under the Alternative Voice Services Trials program aimed at testing new ways of delivering voice services in rural and remote Australia.
Australia’s 'bush' communications group - the Rural Regional and Remote Communications Coalition (RRRCC) - has called for all sides of politics to support the passage through the Senate of The Telecommunications Reform Package legislation.
Macquarie Telecom has signed a new deal with Bond University to provide data and voice services, aimed at enabling the University to further improve its student experience and provide new technology including artificial intelligence (AI) and free services for students.
The global number of roaming subscribers will reach 1.1 billion by 2024, rising from 900 million in 2020 - representing growth of 28% over the next four years -
according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Revenue opportunities for mobile operators, outside of voice, messaging and mobile data termination, will reach US$120 billion by 2024 - up from US$67 billion this year, according to a new report.
Australian telecommunications carrier Vertel is partnering with fellow telecoms carrier Virtutel to resell NBN enterprise Ethernet throughout regional Australia.
Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, has proposed that the country’s wholesale mobile voice services should continue to be regulated for a further five years.
Telecommunications provider Pivotel has congratulated Iridium Communications on the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, enabled by the company's new $3 billion Iridium NEXT satellite constellation.
Satellite communications provider Sky and Space Global has completed the critical design review of the Pearls satellite, which now allows immediate assembly and integration of its nanosatellite network.
Vodafone Hutchison Austra;oa has completed a successful trial of a self-install mobile coverage solution — the Vodafone Regional Coverage Hub — which is designed to deliver 4G voice and data services in locations across Australia where commercial networks are not traditionally deployed, or where coverage is patchy or unavailable.
Australian private cloud provider ITonCloud says it has become the country's first IT provider to offer the full functionality of Skype for Business, including voice, messaging and video capabilities, integrated into its virtual cloud desktop platform using Citrix.
Optus has consolidated and expanded its services to government with the securing of a $6 million deal to provide the Australian Government’s Department of Health with telecommunications products and services, including Wide Area Network, mobile and voice services to the department’s 5000 users.
The competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, says Australia’s market for broadband and voice services is operating competitively despite the levels of market concentration.
The impending introduction of a new Universal Service Obligation, aimed at improving regional telecoms delivery in Australia, has been welcomed by telco Optus and the peak body representing consumer interests in telecommunications, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.
Hosted voice and data communications provider MyNetFone has launched an international toll-free service to business consumers.
Businesses have been urged to prepare to migrate their special services, which simultaneously use voice, video and data services, to the NBN access network ahead of the first disconnections.
UK telco BT is collaborating with networking giant Cisco to deliver a new service that allows teams to work together more intuitively and productively regardless of location and device used.
Global communications solutions provider ShoreTel has expanded its Connect Cloud unified communications solution with the addition of a global numbers service.
The Labor Party says the release of the Productivity Commission report into the Universal Service Obligation (USO) highlights the imperative to reframe the objective for universal telecommunications services to provide baseline broadband and voice services as the NBN rolls out.
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