Convergence > Carriers

2degrees turms on 3G voice and mobile broadband network

05 August, 2010

2degrees has enabled 3G voice and mobile broadband services across its network after an extensive program undertaken in partnership with Huawei. The 3G build covers the entire 2degrees network in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown.


Telstra intends to enter e-health arena

23 July, 2010

The College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has announced the signing of an agreement to work with Telstra to launch e-health applications on a web-hosted service platform.


Northern Territory government awards Optus mutiple mobile and satellite contracts

22 July, 2010

Optus has been named a mobile and satellite supplier to the Northern Territory Government with mutiple contracts to supply mobile and satellite services.


Optus first to acquire new 2100 MHz spectrum licences

15 July, 2010

Optus first to acquire new 2100 MHz spectrum licences to increase 3G mobile capacity in regional Australia.


Launch of ASX Net by Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

01 July, 2010

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will launch ASX Net, a fully managed, low-latency, high-capacity network solution for connectivety to the Australian financial market, in September 2010 with the fibre provided by PIPE Networks.


Aussies click with social networking on mobiles

08 June, 2010

Australia’s love affair with social networking has gone mobile, with customers using their mobiles to visit Facebook, Twitter and MySpace in record numbers over the past 12 months, according to new figures released today by Telstra.


ME Bank inks multimillion-dollar deal with Telstra

11 May, 2010

ME Bank invests in multimillion-dollar deal with Telstra to support mobile workforce.


Komatsu consolidates its telco services with Telstra

29 April, 2010

Komatsu Australia has consolidated its telecommunications services with Telstra including the migration to a new managed ICT infrastructure as a service (cloud services) to support the company’s growing construction and mining equipment business.


TasGovNet fibre network capacity scaled up

12 April, 2010

Revamped fibre backbone network forTasGovNet to satisfy growing connectivity needs of operators, enterprises and government.


Passion makes a difference for businesses

01 April, 2010

Telstra Business, which has been headed up by Deena Shiff since 2006, has the distinction of touching more small businesses other than the Australian Tax Office so she understands their needs and her focus is on making sure they get it.


Telstra to commence LTE trials in May

19 March, 2010

Telstra will commence LTE trials in May 2010, selecting Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia Siemens mobile technology for testing.


Optus Business App Store

11 March, 2010 by

The Business App Store is a resource built for business applications, supported by numerous devices and operating systems, allowing users to customise their business mobile experience.


A passion for leadership and innovation

01 March, 2010 by Merri Mack

Voice&Data’s Merri Mack talked to Hugh Humphrey to find out the rationale of his move to the world of convergence at Optus after his previous employer, Vodafone, joined Hutchinson in a joint venture - VHA - in 2009.


Telecom submits two responses to NZ's broadband request

01 February, 2010

Across the ditch, submissions are starting to fly for NZ's equivalent NBN, the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB), with Telecom submitting two responses.


Telstra will set Point Cook alight with FTTP

22 December, 2009

FTTP trial for Pt Cook as an example for the National Broadband Network.


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