Stories by Adam Bender

Vodafone upgrades Sydney CityRail coverage

Vodafone customers can expect better coverage on Sydney CityRail’s North Shore line after the telco switched on new network equipment in tunnels from Central to Town Hall, Town Hall to Wynyard and Wynyard to the Harbour Bridge.

Router issue takes out Optus 3G

Optus suffered a 3G data outage across Australia last night, mostly affecting New South Wales and Queensland. Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) Amaysim, Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile all run on the Optus network.

CitiPower, Powercor expand use of HP Quality Centre

Australian electricity distributors CitiPower and Powercor Australia have rapidly expanded use of HP Quality Centre for testing business applications used to deliver energy supplies to customers across Victoria, according to the companies’ CSA assurance team leader, Fiona Hocking.

Hutchison says sorry to customers amid losses

Hutchison has apologised to customers for problems on the Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) mobile network as VHA reported a customer loss of 178,000 in the first half of this year.

Queensland, Victoria seen lacking privacy leadership

Queensland and Victoria must immediately appoint new privacy commissioners, urged the Australian Privacy Foundation. Each state has an acting commissioner, but the privacy group said that’s unacceptable in letters to each state's attorney general.