The Comms Connect conference and exhibition at the end of September will see 1200 industry professionals gather to discuss business- and mission-critical converged communications needs and challenges for the 21st century.
HP Enterprise Services and Avaya have teamed up to provide cloud-based unified communications and contact centre services for enterprises.
Telstra has a significant share of the fast-growing Asia-Pacific unified communications as a service market, but faces competition from regional and global rivals, Frost & Sullivan said.
Amcom has won a 13,000-user contract to deploy unified communications services based on Cisco HCS for eight University of Melbourne campuses.
WebRTC seems to promise the nirvana of videoconferencing to any browser, with no additional software to be downloaded and installed. Yet its impact on traditional videoconferencing is being viewed by some with concern.
Cloud computing and mobile technologies are bringing UC centre stage by making it easier and more affordable for companies to have advanced capabilities that weren't possible just a few years ago.
NBN Co plans to run fibre-to-the-premises in some apartment buildings where service providers like TPG have already deployed fibre-to-the-basement.
The ACCC has finalised its inquiry into the regulation of fixed line telecommunications services, deciding to continue regulating wholesale services supplied using Telstra's copper network for another five years.
The Federal Court of Australia has ordered ISP and telco TPG to pay a $400,000 fine for failing to give almost 6000 of its customers access to the Triple Zero emergency call service - and failing to connect 193 actual calls to the service - in 2011.
ACMA has issued a formal warning to Optus after an investigation found the telco inaccurately billed customers almost $9 million.
Michael Malone last week resigned as CEO and board director of ISP iiNet, in order to focus on other projects.
The Communications Alliance has lauded telecommunications changes in the Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2014) Bill, which was introduced into federal parliament yesterday.
Telstra breached privacy laws when information on its customers was accessible from the internet in 2012 and 2013, according to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).
Telstra's first Transparency Report shows the company received more than 40,000 requests from law enforcement for customer information. But despite its name, the report leaves many questions unanswered.
Nominations are open for the 2014 ACOMMS Australian telecom industry awards.