Stories by Chloe Herrick

Telehealth initiative a success in WA: RACGP

Australia’s peak body of general practitioners (GPs) has given the Federal Government a pat on the back following the implementation of its telehealth incentive scheme last July, labelling the project a success in Western Australia.

ACCC gives green light to Telstra separation

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given the National Broadband Network (NBN) its tick of approval with the acceptance of Telstra’s Structural Separation Undertaking (SSU) and draft migration plan.

Telstra releases NBN pricing

Telstra has unveiled its pricing for the services it will offer over the National Broadband Network (NBN), with broadband plans starting from $49.95 for 50GB of data and download speeds of 25 megabits per second (Mbps).

NextDC posts profit loss of $3.26m

Australian data centre operator, NextDC, has posted a loss in net profits after tax of $3.26 million for the six months to 31 December 2011, attributable to start-up costs of its [[artnid: 403632|first data in Brisbane which went live in October|new]].

Telstra finally signs NBN agreement

Telstra has finally signed a commercial agreement with NBN Co to enable the telco to sell its services over the Federal Government’s National Broadband Network (NBN).

Telstra submits final separation undertaking

Telstra has submitted its final revised Structural Separation Undertaking (SSU) to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in the last step in cementing its role in the National Broadband Network (NBN).

Optus to buy Vividwireless for $230m

Optus has signed a $230 million conditional agreement with the Seven Group Holdings for the acquisition of the Perth-based Vividwireless Group.

Quigley defends NBN satellite build

NBN Co chief executive, Mike Quigley, has defended the decision to build two Ka-band satellites for the National Broadband Network (NBN), arguing the move was the “right answer”.

ACCC sets Telstra wholesale ADSL price

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has declared a discounted price for wholesale ADSL services sold by Telstra to retail competitors, in an effort to eliminate competition issues.

TV Now case a win in more ways than one: Optus

Despite attempts by the National Rugby League (NRL) and Australian Football League (AFL) to quash Optus’ TV Now service, the legal case has instead had a positive effect, according to Optus chief, Paul O’Sullivan.

ACCC puts NBN access agreement under microscope

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a supplementary consultation paper on NBN Co’s Special Access Undertaking (SAU), lodged with the watchdog on 5 December, after submissions highlighted a number of issues with the agreement.