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Mobile handsets most popular for internet access: ACCC

14 May, 2019

The most common way for consumers to access the internet is via mobile handsets, according to a new ACCC data report about internet activity.

Digital catalogues preferred by Australian shoppers

10 May, 2019

Australians prefer digital catalogues over hard copy ones when it comes to window shopping, according to new research.

ANU constructs future internet data superhighway

14 January, 2019

A safe data superhighway is under construction by a team of researchers at the Australian National University (ANU).

IoT market to reach $1.1tn by 2025

31 May, 2018

New data from GSMA Intelligence suggests that the global Internet of Things (IoT) market will be worth $1.1 trillion in revenue by 2025.

Leveraging IoT's promise for profit

23 February, 2018 by Julian Dennis*

To capitalise on IoT's potential, firms must be agile enough to forecast their customers' needs before they even know it.

Australians spend 100 minutes per day on social media

30 January, 2018

A new report reveals that 80% of the world's internet users are now active on social media, with two-thirds of Australians spending almost 100 minutes on social media platforms every day.

Public asset ownership could mean faster Queensland internet

13 November, 2017

Queensland is searching for faster and cheaper internet options, exploring the use of spare capacity on publicly owned optical fibre networks.

Impact of internet shopping explored by govt inquiry

25 October, 2017

A new inquiry will look into the impact of global internet-based competition on Australian businesses.

Donald Trump threatens net neutrality, says academic

12 July, 2017

Internet neutrality and freedom of speech are under threat by Donald Trump's administration, according to a QUT academic.

World Wide Web inventor receives award

10 April, 2017

The inventor of the World Wide Web has received the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award.

NZ internet connectivity boosted by new cable

04 April, 2017

The Tasman Global Access cable, which runs between Raglan and Sydney, is now operational.

Christmas Island internet connection restored

13 March, 2017

The federal government and SpeedCast have partnered to ensure that Christmas Island residents can connect to the internet through their previous accounts.

Communications coalition aims to end data inequality

30 November, 2016

A coalition of advocacy groups has joined forces to focus on improving communications services for consumers and businesses in rural areas.

Older generations on par with millennials as online shoppers

02 November, 2016

While Australian millennials are driving online shopping, older generations are not far behind, according to a Pitney Bowes global online shopping study.

CBA, Alipay link for Australia–China e-commerce

31 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Commonwealth Bank and Alipay will collaborate to make it easier for Australian customers to pay for goods over Alibaba's e-commerce websites, and to let Chinese tourists use Alipay in Australian brick-and-mortar stores.

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