Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
The Federal Government has supported the launch of a new website by the technology sector aimed at giving support to businesses with staff working remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak.
ICT industry executive Laurie Patton has proposed that the Federal Government immediately fund the operator of the National Broadband Network, NBN Co, to employ suitably qualified people currently being retrenched as a result of the COVID-19 crisis - and to train and deploy them to start upgrading the FTTN connections to fibre so that everyone has access to fast broadband.
Australia’s competition wachdog the ACCC has given interim authorisation to supermarket operators to coordinate to ensure a “fair and equitable” distribution of fresh food, groceries and other household items during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Are you really surprised when the COALition turned something with incredible potential into a cluster fark of the mess we[…]
I didn't vote for the COALition idiots but I still suffer on FTTN being too far from the node to[…]
Read an article yesterday (28 March) Laurie where they had peaked at 3.03Tb. I guess you can do that when[…]
The poor sods on Sky Muster should NEVER have had such minimal download limits. Another far cup by the COALition.
Minister Flecher said the NBN has “more capacity and flexibility to accommodate changing data usage patterns than the networks it[…]