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The Australian telecommunications market is predicted to change dramatically over the next 10 years with the transformation of the telecom industry and a range of economic sectors dependent on telecom infrastructure, according to a newly published analyst report.

Communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy, has called for public comments on draft program guidelines for the Digital Hubs and Digital Enterprise programs.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) to develop and promote the digital economy in Australia

Published in Government Tech Policy

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.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Broadband Commission for Digital Development, set up by the International Telecommunication Union and UNESCO, has produced a second report emphasising the essential role for broadband in recommending strategies governments should adopt to ensure adequate broadband infrastructure.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Shadow Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed the National Digital Economy Strategy as "simply a thinly-veiled spruiking of the NBN," saying that none of it goals require the bandwidth the NBN will deliver.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Government's National Digital Economy Strategy has received a generally positive response from key IT and communications organisations.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The National Digital Economy Strategy released today is a good start, but it faces many hurdles, in addition to the Federal Opposition's long running battle against the NBN.

Published in Cornered!

AIIA has called for business, industry and all levels of government to become actively involved with significant digital economy opportunities that are expected to emerge from the Federal Government's National Digital Economy Strategy, to be released next week.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 26 May 2011 19:52

Reps NBN enquiry wraps up consultation phase

The House of Representatives Infrastructure and Communications Committee's  inquiry into the role and potential of the National Broadband Network (NBN) will hold its final public hearing in Canberra tomorrow 27 May.

Published in Technology Regulation

The AIIA says the National Digital Economy Strategy, due later this month, will be crucial to translating budget initiatives into tangible benefits. However this document seems to have been produced with minimal consultation: Communications Alliance, for one was not involved.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Government is planning to release at the end of May a National Digital Economy strategy, but this fact seems to have escaped iiNet. It has told the House of Reps NBN enquiry that such a strategy should be a priority. This does not surprise us: we have previously commented that the promotion of what should be a major project has been very low key.

Published in Cornered!

The Federal Government has announced that it will release, at the end of May, a National Digital Economy Strategy, but its promotion of such a major document has been curiously low-key.

Published in Cornered!




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