NewSat, an Australian satellite company, has signed a 10-year contract with a Middle Eastern telco for the provision of US$67.2 million worth of Jabiru satellite transmission capacity. The Ka-band satellite capacity purchased will enable the customer, which wishes to remain nameless at this time, to provide high-speed internet and data services across several regions within the Middle East.
With the launch of its Windows Phone-based Lumia, Nokia is making an attempt at forcing its way back into the smartphone market.
Motorola Solutions’ ET1 Android-based tablet is an enterprise-class tablet computer designed for a variety of vertical markets. It is particularly suited to the retail environment.
During a recent trek through the Himalayas, an 11-person mountaineering team put a satellite phone to the test, using it to call home, conduct business communications and act as a safety communications device if anything went wrong.
The majority of Australian enterprises will introduce consumer media tablets in the coming year, in order to address the consumerisation of IT and cloud computing, according to a new report from analyst firm IDC.
Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of consumer technology giant Apple, has died.
Telstra launched its new 4G LTE mobile network earlier this week. Andrew Collins discusses the impact of the network, the phones that may or may not run on it and pricing.
ETM Pacific has introduced the ETM350C 3G ethernet router.
Optus has announced it will offer two new BlackBerry smartphones - the Torch 9860 and Bold 9900.
The E392 LTE TDD/FDD/UMTS/GSM/CDMA multimode data card will be commercially available in Q3 2011 to network operators worldwide.
Mobile operators are under increasing pressure to deliver higher volumes of mobile data, as consumer appetite for mobile video and internet grows. Christian Goswami discusses strategies to help mobile operators cope with this demand for mobile video and data, including caching and offline transcoding.
The Polycom SpectraLink 8400 series handsets for wireless voice and data applications are now available in Australia. The handsets provide voice and data over Wi-Fi capabilities, allowing companies to use existing networks.
New Zealand preparatory school Hereworth has upgraded its wireless network to improve its performance and manageability.
The Telstra Mobile Device Management Portal is a cloud-based service that allows organisations to manage security, updates, configurations and application delivery across phones and smartphones in their mobile fleet.
As part of Telecom New Zealand’s proposed functional separation, the company has announced that Mark Ratcliffe would become CEO of infrastructure business spinoff Chorus.