Technology and design consultancy company Mantel Group has acquired consultancy Aginic, scaling its data offerings within Australia and New Zealand.

Australia's third big telco, TPG Telecom, has reported a small rise in revenue for the first six months of 2022, with service revenue coming in at $2.19 billion a rise of 0.7% year-on-year.

Friday, 19 August 2022 09:23

E-sports female players earn less than male players, says Mr Gamble

By Kenn Anthony Mendoza

E-sports has grown to become one of the most-well known forms of gaming hosting tournaments each year. But when it comes to prize earnings, there continues to be a noticeable disparity versus male and female e-players, according to gaming site Mr Gamble.

Friday, 19 August 2022 08:48

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 and Flip4 harness Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform

By Kenn Anthony Mendoza

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform is powering Samsung’s foldable smartphones, Galaxy Z Fold4 and Galaxy Z Flip4.

Only a quarter of large businesses are on a trajectory to meet targets to reduce their emissions and achieve a 43% reduction by 2030, according to Telstra's enablement report conducted by Deloite Access Economics.

Working closely with the Department of Environment, Land, Water, and Planning, the Victorian Government has led a co-design process with telecommunications providers and local government to better understand issues around planning and to deliver critical new telco infrastructure.

Thursday, 18 August 2022 16:40

MiFi X Pro 5G mobile hotspot arrives at Telstra

By Stephen Withers

Telstra has started selling Inseego's latest 5G mobile hotspot, the MiFi X Pro 5G.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has warned unsuspecting consumers to beware of scammers impersonating family members using text or WhatsApp messages to try and steal money or financial information.

Smaller broadband providers increased their market share in the NBN wholesale market in the June quarter 2022, and a record number of telcos now have their networks connected to the NBN at all of the available physical locations, according to a new report by the competition regulator, the ACCC.

GUEST INTERVIEW: Internet security software is a vital component of online life today for all your devices, with Norton 360 Advanced also including identity theft insurance for the first time, and with cyber scammers more cunning that ever before, we look at the findings of two new Cyber Safety Insights and Pulse reports focusing on child safety and the latest scams afflicting us all.

Patients at Royal Perth Hospital can now obtain electronic prescriptions that can be dispensed at community pharmacies with the rollout of services in a joint project between Royal Perth Hospital, WA Heath Support Services and the Australian Digital Health Agency.

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission says its latest Measuring Broadband New Zealand (MBNZ) report, taken from testing in May 2022, throws the spotlight on broadband performance for gamers and users of other high-bandwidth services.

SaaS audience engagement platform operator Komo has announced a senior leadership appointment and opened a Sydney office to service and expand its portfolio of clients .

Thursday, 18 August 2022 09:46

Epicor Insights conference to tackle industry challenges on the Gold Coast

By David M Williams

ERP vendor Epicor has announced it will host its flagship Insights Australia conference on the Gold Coast next week.

Thursday, 18 August 2022 09:32

Ukraine to get national digital health service

By Stan Beer

War torn Ukraine and its citizens at home and abroad are to get a digital health service as the result of a collaboration between the country's largest telco, a Netherlands based communications technology provider, and a nation-wide medical services and data system.

Thursday, 18 August 2022 09:29

High Court rules Google cannot be sued for defamation over links

By Sam Varghese

The Australian High Court has ruled that Google cannot be held liable for defamation for merely linking to content on the Web, finding that it could not be deemed to be a publisher in such an event.

Father's Day in Australia is coming up on Sunday, 4 September 2022. Are you stuck wondering what to get the father in your life? Or maybe you’re the dad, being pressed to make a gift list idea and struggling for inspiration. Well, Huawei is offering dad-tastic discounts across its wearable, audio and PC products this Father’s Day - and the deals are live now, until 4 September 2022.

Thursday, 18 August 2022 08:54

Seoul records fastest average 5G download speed: Opensignal

By Kenn Anthony Mendoza

Seoul recorded the fastest average 5G download speeds clocking at 453.1Mbps, 20.3% faster than the speeds observed in the next fastest city, Kuala Lumpur clocking at 376.1Mbps, according to a new analysis by independent analytics company Opensignal.

Thursday, 18 August 2022 08:48

FirstWave launches CyberCision platform for IT service providers

By Kenn Anthony Mendoza

Telco and cloud security solutions provider FirstWave has launched security management platform CyberCision to enable service providers grow revenue by provisioning cybersecurity services at a reduced cost.

Thursday, 18 August 2022 08:42

Optus showcases 5G full scale remote driving with UNSW Sunswift Racing Project

By Kenn Anthony Mendoza

Telecommunications company Optus has partnered with the UNSW Sunswift Racing Project to demonstrate how 5G can power full scale remote driving.




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