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Telstra expanding APAC subsea cable capacity

21 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has made a large capacity purchase on one APAC subsea cable and increased its investment in a second to help meet the region's voracious data demand.


WBS, UNSW usher in era of talking buildings

15 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

WBS Technology is commercialising a technology developed in partnership with UNSW to allow smart buildings to monitor themselves and communicate via smartphones.


Optus achieves 5G data call over 3.5 GHz

14 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As part of its preparations towards the launch of 5G fixed wireless broadband services, Optus has completed a 5G data call using 60 MHz of 3.5 GHz spectrum.


Ups and downs in 2018 — here's to 2019!

12 December, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

As we wind down towards the end of the year, it is important to reflect on the positives that came out of 2018 and take some time to count our blessings over the Christmas break.


NBN Co discount bundles introduced for business

11 December, 2018 | Supplied by: nbn co ltd

NBN Co has unveiled its new wholesale discount bundles, designed to improve customer experience.


New encryption laws spark concerns

11 December, 2018

Rushed encryption laws could create unintended consequences, according to the Law Council of Australia.


Worker productivity slowed by old tech

11 December, 2018

Outdated technology, unnecessary meetings and unproductive workflow are seeing workers waste valuable hours, research shows.


Queensland to establish state fibre company

10 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Queensland Government plans to establish FibreCo, a new fibre backhaul provider aimed at improving broadband connectivity in the state's regional areas.


World leaders take to Instagram

05 December, 2018

Instagram is the fastest growing social network among world leaders, according to a new study.


Labor to oppose rushing through encryption Bill

03 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Shadow Attorney General Mark Dreyfus has revealed Labor will take the rare step of issuing a dissenting report to the rushed approval of the encryption Bill.


Act now — help stop the #AABill dead in its tracks

30 November, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

Your help is needed to protect Australia against a damaging, ill-conceived bill that will have no positive impact on our country at all.


Canberra bows to pressure over My Health Record

27 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has passed an amendment that will allow Australians to permanently delete their My Health Records at any time.


Government urged to expedite encryption Bill

27 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Law and intelligence agencies have briefed a parliamentary joint committee in support of the Minister's urgent request to expedite passing the encryption Bill.


Silicon quantum computing one step closer

27 November, 2018

Australian scientists have overcome another hurdle for building a silicon-based quantum computer.


Adelaide opens new cybersecurity centre

27 November, 2018

The Commonwealth Government's Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC) has now opened in Adelaide.


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