Stories by Luisa Bustos

Macquarie Corporate poised for new telco changes

Two years of regulatory work with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) may have finally paid off for Macquarie Corporate Telecommunications, according to David Tudehope, chief executive of the company.

Ozemail buys SA ISP

Internet service provider (ISP), OzEmail is continuing to tighten its hold on the local ISP market despite moves by MCI WorldCom to takeover the company.

New interconnect deal for Telstra and Optus

Following months of uncertainty, Telstra and Cable & Wireless Optus have re-negotiated interconnection arrangements between the two networks, the companies announced on Monday.

LAN Systems logistics unit saves AAPT $34K

AAPT is planning to enlist service provider, HotStage Logistics (HSL) for future networks it has coming online, following a successful project with the LAN Systems business unit earlier this year.

Cabletron likely candidate for takeover: users

Despite successes with its local operation, local users yesterday fuelled industry speculation Cabletron is facing an imminent takeover, following expectations its US operation will yield another quarter of disappointing financial results.

Hamilton Island outsources telecommunications

Nomad Telecommunications is warming to its two month-old outsourcing contract with Hamilton Island Enterprises. The service provider has taken control of the island's entire telecommunications needs.

Local call centre industry as good as US

Call centre development and deployment in Australia is on a par with US and Canadian counterparts, said a spokesperson from the Australian Telemarketing and Call Centre Association (ATA).

New Image for Olicom

Olicom Australia and New Zealand is ramping up its operations in an attempt to overcome wrong perceptions and grow company revenues by 150 percent.

Royal Pines adds Microsoft to Citrix

The Gold Coast's Royal Pines Resort is upgrading its year-old Citrix WinFrame thin client/server solution with the addition of Microsoft's Windows Terminal Server Edition (WTS).

3Com's cable modem product awaits market

Despite local uncertainity about the market for data over cable services, 3Com this week announced availability of a cable access system for Internet access.