With the federal election now past, the opportunity for the incoming Coalition government to deliver on its plans for growing the economy and make real traction requires decisive action within the first six months of government, argues IIA CEO Peter Lee.
Stephen Conroy last week made what some have labelled "rare admissions" of mistakes in Labor's approach to the NBN. But do his comments really constitute admissions of failure?
Details from a leaked NBN Co Corporate Plan suggest that the network's rollout had been progressing on budget and the Coalition appears to be taking a more open-minded approach to FTTP.
Helen Coonan, Australia's Communications Minister from 2004 to 2007 in the Howard government, has been approached about taking a place on NBN Co's board of directors.
An RMIT research team is looking for volunteers for focus groups that will discuss the impact of last year's critical telecom outage in SW Victoria, caused by the Warrnambool exchange fire.
Telecom NZ has used a submission to a government review of wholesale copper access pricing to argue for a regulated price at the bottom of the proposed NZ$37.50-NZ$42.50 range.
Telstra's fixed-line rivals want the ACCC to directly regulate access to Telstra's facilities, but Telstra has dismissed the calls as "unwarranted" and "unnecessary".
Telecoms experts will gather in November for 'The NBN: Rebooted', a workshop to discuss the Coalition's planned changes to the NBN and how to maximise the project's success.
Last month Senator Stephen Conroy launched the government’s update to its National Digital Economy Strategy - Advancing Australia as a Digital Economy. The strategy is critical, not just to the ICT sector but to every other sector that stands to benefit from the transformational nature of 21st-century digital technology.
NBN Co has denied claims that up to 21,000 of the 163,500 premises passed in the NBN rollout - 12.8% of them - have defects in network construction.
We've come a long way in just 40 years since the first ethernet network was created. That same year, the first mobile calls were made, ushering in the era of mobile data. But what's happening today and what's next?
The US SEC and DoJ are investigating networking vendor Juniper Networks for possible violations of a law prohibiting corrupt payments to foreign officials.
A Victorian government supported ICT expo and conference program, Connect 2014, will focus on new Australian digital economy innovations made possible by hyperconnectivity.
NBN services have been activated across 6700 premises in Goodna and three surrounding Brisbane suburbs.
About 200 workers helping roll out the National Broadband Network (NBN) will be fired this week due to delays caused by the presence of asbestos in telecommunications pits.