Telstra will double 4G coverage in major Australian cities, with a goal of covering two-thirds of the population, the telco said. The first new 4G sites have launched today in Bondi and the North Shore rail tunnel in Sydney.
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ANZ Bank will launch a mobile banking app for its corporate customers developed by Bottomline Technologies.
Most Australian agencies publish public documents on their websites as required by open government reforms that became effective in May 2011, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner said.
Rackspace may not be able to ignore USA Patriot Act requests for data in its Sydney data centre, privacy and civil liberties advocates have said. But concerns raised by Rackspace competitor Macquarie Telecom seem unlikely to derail Rackspace from success in Australia, said two industry analysts.
Optus customers can send charges for mobile purchases directly to their phone bill, through partnerships announced with BlackBerry and payments company Boku.
Telstra announced a set of data products for wholesale customers available today.
The Australian government has started implementing several recommendations of the Regional Telecommunications Review Committee (RTRC) from a report released 23 May, said communications minister Stephen Conroy.
A $5 million telehealth project aims to enhance delivery of mental health care in South Australia. The project, launched today, is funded by the Commonwealth and the South Australian government under the $20 million digital regions initiative.
The NBN has driven Telstra to overhaul internal processes to become more competitive, according to Telstra director of products and IT enablement, Jenny Wood.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia’s possible absence from the upcoming Digital Dividend auction could increase the importance of auction rules to be published this November.
The Bureau of Meteorology is taking tenders for a crisis communications system. The system is to be used internally during “high impact events," according to the request published 22 August.
New telco advertising rules take effect 1 September just before NRL and AFL finals kick off.
Digital Post Australia announced the private launch of its digital postbox service less than one week after a federal court dismissed a complaint against the company by Australia Post.
The equipment entity under the Australian Defence Force is building a secure mobile communications system supporting tablets and smartphones, according to a request for information (RFI) published 21 August.
The new Rackspace data centre in Western Sydney is critical to the company’s expansion in Australia, according to country manager for Australia and New Zealand, Mark Randall. The American cloud company has announced that [[artnid:434216|its first data centre in Australia is nearly finished construction]].