The Northern Territory’s government has called for fixed wireless instead of satellite to be used to deliver broadband to remote communities in the NT, accusing NBN’s Sky Muster service of delivering “poor performance”.
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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it is “hopeful” of an announcement “in the near future” about government funding for an ACCC broadband speed monitoring program.
E-commerce giant Alibaba today announced a project to combat counterfeit and fraudulent food products that will include work on a blockchain-inspired pilot model that would be used by supply chain participants.
The New South Wales government has appointed Dr Maria Milosavljevic to the role of government chief information security officer (GCISO).
Court action by copyright holders seeking to have Internet service providers (ISPs) block their customers from accessing a range of piracy-linked websites is set to become a lot quicker and consequently, cheaper.
Accenture has been chosen as the lead systems integrator for the first part of a program to overhaul Centrelink’s payment system.
The New South Wales government plans to introduce legislation to facilitate safe and legal trials for connected and automated vehicles.
Optus Business will provide security, data centre, contact centre and mobile management services to EnergyAustralia under a deal unveiled today.
Salesforce’s CRM platform will soon be available from Australian data centres, the company announced today.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) says it expects the range of potential uses of blockchain-style distributed ledger technology (DLT) to grow “exponentially” over time.
TPG and its subsidiary iiNet added 112,000 NBN customers in the first half of FY17, the telco reported today.
Microsoft’s mixed-reality HoloLens headset will be used for nurse training by the Illawarra Shoalhaven Cancer and Haematology Network (ISCaHN) if a proposal currently under consideration goes ahead.
This year businesses will move from talking about the potential of distributed ledger technology inspired by Bitcoin’s blockchain to actually implementing and testing it, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s chairperson, Greg Medcraft, today told the organisation’s annual forum.
Qantas has partnered with Slingshot to launch an accelerator program, with the airline seeking to work with innovative startups and scaleups.
The Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition — which brings together 17 organisations including the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and a range of groups representing regional and rural communities and businesses — has called for a shake-up of the telecommunications sector.