Australia

MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Affinity submits takeover bid for Vocus
NBN-based services now available to ‘one in two Australians’
DCA announces ‘Telecommunication Reform Package’
ACCC calls for applicants for broadband speed testing programme
nbn begins work on FTTC rollout
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
KKR offers AUD2.2bn for Vocus Group
nbn achieves 1Gbps in first DOCSIS 3.1 trials
VHA files for judicial review of domestic roaming inquiry process
Five million premises now in NBN footprint
ACCC issues final decision on regulation of non-NBN high speed internet services
Australian government confirms support for ACMA reforms
nbn revenues surge in 3Q17 on increased customer numbers
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
MVNO Monday: MVNOs World Congress Special
ACCC opts not to declare wholesale domestic mobile roaming in draft decision
ACCC publishes quarterly report on NBN wholesale market
Cable & Wireless Australia loses tax refund appeal
ACCC issues draft determination on revenue controls for nbn in 2015/16
nbn fixed wireless trial achieves gigabit speeds
ADTRAN deploying XGS-PON for Vocus Communications
IoT Catch-up: M2M/Internet of Things developments
TPG confirms mobile network rollout plans as ACMA names winners of 700MHz auction
nbn and Nokia test NG-PON2 technology
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
ACCC to launch broadband monitoring programme
Over 2m premises subscribe to NBN-based services
Vocus sells off 16% stake in Macquarie Telecom
Optus will stagger 2G shutdown
ACCC issues draft decision on nbn’s proposed SAU variation; confirms dismissal of Telstra’s appeal on FADs
iiNet bolsters TPG results as net profit increases by 11% in 1H17
SpeedCast strikes deal to restore internet services on Christmas Island
Optus launches first satellite small cell site for Mobile Black Spot Programme
Optus completes infield test of Massive MIMO in partnership with Huawei
Midweek M2M: IoT and machine-to-machine developments
nbn details plans for FTTC rollout
Telstra eyes nationwide LTE-B deployment by 2018
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Telstra calls on Ericsson for transformation programmes, including 5G NR
Optus introduces 4.5G connectivity in Sydney’s hi-tech district
nbn co confirms ISS switch-off date; updates CVC pricing model
Telstra reports revenue, net profit declines as it publishes six-monthly financials
ACCC publishes principles aimed at ensuring broadband speed information is accurate
NBN now available to more than four million premises
Vodafone Australia becomes first to sign up for nbn’s mobile backhaul product
ACCC extends wholesale ADSL regulation to 2022; publishes latest NBN wholesale market report
Telstra to offer Gigabit LTE with release of new NETGEAR mobile router
Optus introduces native Wi-Fi calling
nbn expects to reach midpoint in network rollout project by mid-2017
VHA selects Ericsson and Cisco for virtualisation of its core and IP network
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
ACMA invites applications for 700MHz auction
ACCC publishes draft determinations for non-NBN superfast broadband services
Telstra enhancing LTE network with Ericsson's Small Cell Solutions
nbn inks trio of design and construction deals
ACCC proposes 700MHz allocation cap ahead of upcoming auction
Government proposes AUD40m per year ‘NBN tax’ on altnets
MyRepublic partners with Symbio Networks for VoIP delivery
Productivity Commission recommends changes to Australian TUSO
Telstra switches off GSM network
Australia details funding for second round of mobile blackspot programme
Australian government to commit extra USD14.3bn to NBN project
Optus achieves 35Gbps downlink speed over 73GHz band in 5G network trial with Huawei
nbn boosts revenues as number of premises passed continues to climb
MVNO Monday: MVNOs Networking Congress Special
MyRepublic dates Australian launch
ACCC releases quarterly NBN wholesale market report
ACCC publishes domestic mobile roaming discussion paper
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
ACMA launches consultation on plans to auction previously unsold 700MHz spectrum
ACMA issues 5G consultation; Vodafone stages live 5G trial
Vodafone to launch fixed broadband product over NBN
Qualcomm, Telstra, Ericsson and NETGEAR partner on Gigabit Class LTE Mobile Device, Gigabit-Ready network
nbn records peak aggregate speed of 8Gbps in XG.FAST trial
ACCC publishes draft decision maintaining wholesale ADSL regulation
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
nbn contracts Fulton Hogan, Visionstream for new housing developments and fibre links
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Vodafone Australia’s bid for 700MHz spectrum rejected; frequencies to be sold by auction
Optus inks 5G MoU with Nokia
Telstra completes SSU information security remediation programme
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Vodafone Australia to shutter 2G network in September 2017
nbn FTTdp projected to cover 700,000 premises
nbn confirms 745,000 premises passed with FTTN
ACCC gives nod for Vocus’ acquisition of Nextgen Networks
Telstra and Ericsson conduct outdoor 5G tests over a live network
iiNet acquisition boosts TPG financial performance in FY16
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
Optus to use Gilat’s cellular solution to extend rural 3G coverage
Ericsson achieves near-Gigabit speeds on Telstra live network
ACCC mulls mobile roaming declaration; releases market study issues paper
ACCC issues report on NBN rollout agreements between nbn and Telstra
nbn trialling XG-FAST in partnership with Nokia
Vodafone Australia plans 5G trials later this year
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Telstra constructs 60th base station for government blackspot programme
Australia’s nbn passes 3m premises milestone
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Telstra reports 36% increase in net profit in FY16; announces AUD3bn network upgrade plan
Singtel Group net profit stalls in Q2
ACCC announces communications market study
Telstra to carry out 5G demo with Ericsson this September
ACCC regulates wholesale superfast broadband access
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Telstra enhances 4G capacity, speeds with 1800MHz spectrum
ACCC gives the nod to Telstra's revised Migration Plan
ACCC publishes consultation on nbn’s proposed Special Access Undertaking variation
nbn contracts six companies for HFC network deployment
Optus Satellite, URSYS partner to deliver telecoms solutions in rural and remote areas
ACCC begins consultation regarding wholesale ADSL service regulation
nbn announces commercial launch of HFC-based wholesale service
Vocus to acquire Nextgen Networks for USD600m
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Telstra deploying small cells to boost 4G coverage under Mobile Black Spot Programme
nbn seeking to vary Special Access Undertaking to include FTTN, FTTB and HFC
Vodafone Australia to spend AUD9m on building 32 new regional cell sites
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Vodafone Australia completes pre-standard NB-IoT trial
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Vodafone offers AUD571.8m for vacant 700MHz spectrum
Optus begins rolling out VoLTE in capital cities
nbn’s revenue up 158% y-o-y as active users increase to over 900,000
Telstra reveals plans to spend additional AUD50m as it concludes network review
nbn launches wholesale broadband satellite service commercially
ACCC publishes final access determination for DTCS
MVNO Monday: MVNOs World Congress Special
Vocus extends deals for fixed and mobile service provision
Telstra inks HFC delivery agreement for NBN; ACCC examines telco’s role in network rollout
iiNet acquisition boosts TPG’s financial results for H1 2016
ACCC publishes draft determination on nbn’s revenue controls
SMC/Telstra Filipino JV talks collapse; shares in PLDT, Globe rise sharply
nbn rejects suggestions it may miss rollout targets
ACMA publishes mobile broadband strategy
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Telstra targets 1Gbps mobile broadband speeds in 2016 as it makes a number of announcements
Optus and Huawei conduct LTE-Advanced Pro trial near Sydney
Telstra on track to hit full year targets as it releases first half results
First 78 locations for Mobile Black Spot Programme announced
Singtel sees net income slide on forex volatility
ACMA concludes 1800MHz auction; four secure new spectrum
nbn’s satellite service get first demonstration
Telstra and Optus running NBN-related HFC construction trials in 17 suburbs
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Ericsson, Telstra and Qualcomm partner on 4x4 MIMO demonstration
ACMA aims to make access to spectrum easier for IoT
nbn ‘expands industry partnership’ with new deals relating to network management
NBN milestone achieved as first 1,000 homes connected via FTTN
Telstra offers free Wi-Fi to mobile subscribers until June 2016 via its ‘Telstra Air’ network
nbn boosts fixed-wireless speeds with network upgrade
ACMA publishes applicant information paper for 1800MHz spectrum in remote Australia
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
ACMA outlines reforms of 803MHz-960MHz spectrum band
Singtel’s Q2 profit, revenue wobble on currency movements
Telstra and Ericsson demo 1Gbps speeds using five carrier aggregation over live network
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
nbn reports strong 3Q15 progress, pilots HFC product
ACCC proposes Superfast Broadband Access Service declaration
Vocus’s acquisition of M2 given the nod by the ACCC
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
nbn and Alca-Lu conduct successful G.fast trial
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
nbn adds 7.5m premises to rollout plan
Vodafone Australia’s VoLTE rollout begins in December
ACCC announces one-off uniform 9.4% reduction in fixed line access service charges
SMC thinking big with Telstra’s financial muscle behind it
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
nbn launches first satellite
Vodafone Australia and TPG strike transmission, wholesale deals
M2 and Vocus announce merger plans
TPG posts revenue, EBITDA and profit gains as it publishes full year results
nbn announces commercial launch of FTTN product
Telstra introduces first commercial Cat 11 device, launches VoLTE technology
Optus upgrades cross-continent fibre network to 100Gbps
ACMA open for 1800MHz applications; auction scheduled for Nov-15
ACCC completes pilot broadband performance monitoring programme
ACCC proposes 22% cut in DTCS rates
Optus switches on 3x CA technology in Melbourne
ACCC approves revised deal between nbn and Optus
ACCC releases final MTR ruling; government outlines plan to update spectrum legislation
NBN to cover more than nine million premises by 2018
ACCC will not oppose TPG’s acquisition of iiNet
Optus inaugurates 3xCA network in Newcastle
Singapore’s MyRepublic to launch ‘disruptive’ business model in Oz, reselling NBN
Optus to shutter GSM network in April 2017
iiNet shareholders give blessing to TPG Telecom deal
ACCC set to approve Optus’ revised NBN arrangements
Telstra to increase mobile network investment by USD371m over next two years
Vodafone Australia announces core network upgrade milestone
nbn adds another 200,000 premises to NBN rollout plan
ACCC issues updated draft decision on fixed line service pricing
Telstra's revised migration plan given the nod by the ACCC
Australia's 'Mobile Black Spot Programme' to deliver nearly 500 new or upgraded base stations
Telstra free Wi-Fi trial switched off; commercial launch slated for H2
Telstra set to end free Wi-Fi trial ahead of commercial launch
ACCC invites submissions on TPG/iiNet deal amid competition concerns
nbn agrees new performance-based contract model with construction firms
Optus and Level 3 announce CDN collaboration
Australia to auction regional 1800MHz spectrum in November
nbn reports increase in users, revenues, serviceable homes in 9M FY2015
Australia’s Department of Communications publishes report on future directions for spectrum
Macquarie Bank acquires Australian tower company CCAL in AUD2bn deal
Singtel’s fourth-quarter profits climb 4.6% on strong performances, home and abroad
ACCC issues report on Telstra’s SSU compliance
TPG increases bid for iiNet
ACCC publishes draft ruling on MTRs and SMS terminating charges
Additional fees being considered for remote NBN subscribers
iiNet gives TPG three days to up its offer as M2 looks to close deal
Optus and Vodafone call for caps on 1800MHz allocations in forthcoming auction
Laser Light partners Optus for world’s first all-optical commercial satellite system
M2 Group makes AUD1.6bn all-share offer for iiNet
Spark completes divestment of international voice carrier business in five out of six country divisions
Singtel plays down suggestions that Australian delisting is precursor to Optus sale
NBN Co to pilot faster fixed-wireless speeds
Telstra to deploy 1,500 new Wi-Fi hotspots
Telstra to phase out Pacnet brand following takeover completion
NBN Co and Telstra reach agreement on CPI increase timing
ACCC consulting on spectrum competition limits
ACCC seeking comments on TPG’s planned purchase of iiNet
NBN Co updates national construction plan
NBN Co launches commercial FTTB connectivity
VHA inks four year managed services deal with Nokia Networks
ACCC seeks comments on plans for non-price terms for regulated services
TPG reports financial results amid criticism of planned iiNet acquisition
Telstra aiming to introduce 4G wholesale product by June 2016
TPG Telecom makes AUD1.4bn offer for iiNet
NBN Co names locations for cable network trials
ACCC outlines price proposals for access seekers using Telstra's copper network
NBN Co and Ericsson complete 3.5GHz LTE TDD trial
RAN riot: fistful of Ericsson, Telstra LTE, CA, 5G developments
NBN Co on track to meet full year targets
NBN Co contracts ARRIS for HFC network upgrades
iiNet reports higher revenues as it continues to add broadband customers
Telstra reports revenue, profit growth as customer numbers climb in H1 2015
ACMA publishes proposals for reallocation of regional 1800MHz frequencies
Vodafone Australia conducting further VoLTE tests ahead of commercial launch
NBN Co facing delay for satellite launches
Foxtel in the henhouse: market shake-up as pay-TV provider launches broadband, fixed voice plans
Telstra given government nod to submit its revised migration plan to ACCC
Optus expanding ‘4G Plus’ branding across entire LTE-enabled infrastructure
TPG halts FTTB offering due to new regulatory requirements
Optus and Telstra outline network development plans as 700MHz spectrum becomes useable
Telstra confirms USD697m Pacnet acquisition
iiNet counters Telstra's push for higher access charges with call for reduction
NBN Co aiming to start HFC trials in November 2015
SingTel selects Amdocs for Singapore-Aussie billing project
Telstra confirms discussions over possible Pacnet acquisition
Vodafone Australia deploys Amdocs SON solution
NBN Co inks updated definitive agreement with Telstra; agrees to acquire Optus’ HFC network
Australian government updates policy; allows NBN Co to charge connection fee for services
Optus expands 4G coverage in the ACT with 700MHz rollout
Vodafone extends LTE-A to Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast
NBN Co outlines new national construction plan
Telstra extends LTE-A coverage to Melbourne
Vodafone launches LTE-A in Melbourne
Vodafone Group hints at selling off Czech, Australian and Hungarian assets
Telstra switches on first 150 Wi-Fi hotspots
Optus boosting regional 4G coverage thanks to early access 700MHz licenses
NBN Co confirms principles for multi-technology rollout
SingTel reports 19.3% rise in second quarter profit; revenue, EBITDA climb too
Telstra officially launches LTE-A
NBN Co announces first 140 suburbs to receive FTTN
Telstra CEO expects discussions on revised NBN deal to continue until 2015
Telstra seeking 7.2% increase in fixed line wholesale prices
Australia has 6,000 mobile black spots, according to government database
NBN fixed wireless network coverage expanded
Vodafone Australia expands 850MHz LTE to Adelaide
Australian government rules out NBN Co shake-up for now, despite Vertigan recommendations
Telstra to switch on trial Wi-Fi locations in November
TPG reports ‘strong growth’ for latest financial year
Telstra to focus on deploying LTE-A using 700MHz and 1800MHz spectrum
Optus launches LTE-A commercially in four cities
Harper Review suggests stripping ACCC of pricing and access powers
Vodafone Hutchison Australia critical of ACCC’s MTAS proposals
NBN Co completes penultimate Long Term Satellite Service ground station
Telstra to spend AUD1.3bn on 4G network improvements
ACCC will allow TPG to carry out its proposed FTTB rollout
NBN Co lodges appeal over inflation adjustment start date decision
NBN Co aims to pass one million premises by June 2015
Telstra launching trial 700MHz LTE network in Sydney and Adelaide CBDs
NBN Co delays copper switch-off in 58 areas
iiNet reports ‘record result’ for FY14
Australia’s communications minister launches consultation on NBN spectrum gap draft Direction
Vodafone Australia calls on Ericsson for network evolution
Telstra selects Ericsson for optical network equipment and services
Telstra boosts revenues and net profit in latest financial year
SingTel reports net profit down 17.4% in fiscal Q1
ACCC calls for views on mobile voice and SMS wholesale costs
NBN contracts Ericsson to deliver fixed wireless and satellite ground services
Vodafone Australia to refarm 850MHz spectrum for 4G
ACCC launches consultation on pricing for Telstra's fixed line and transmission services
Telstra aims for 2G switch-off by end-2016
Telstra to launch commercial trial of 700MHz LTE and LTE-Advanced in six locations
Optus set to inaugurate commercial 700MHz LTE services in Darwin and Perth
NBN review panel calls for oversight on ACCC decisions
NBN Co issues update on rollout progress at end of financial year
Telstra kicks comptroller out of court in wholesale dispute
Telstra strikes AUD150m deal with NBN Co for large-scale trial FTTN rollout
ACCC varies Final Access Determinations for four fixed line services
SpeedCast acquires Oceanic Broadband
NBN Co renews Service Stream’s installation contract
NBN Co offering more rollout data
Optus aims to match Telstra’s 4G footprint by 2016
Optus extending 700MHz/2100MHz LTE trials to Perth and Darwin
iiNet to roll out free Wi-Fi network in Canberra
ACCC launches consultation on regulated access to wholesale services
First 15 locations set to switch over to NBN
Telstra unveils plans for Wi-Fi network rollout
Telstra notches download speeds of 450Mbps in LTE-A Carrier Aggregation test
SingTel profit up 3.5% in Q4, but falls short of analysts’ estimates
ACCC publishes report on fixed line service regulation
NBN Co achieves 105Mbps download speeds in FTTN technology tests
NBN project officially switched to multi-technology mix approach
Telstra to remove restriction on wholesale 3G speeds
M2 earmarks AUD100m as its eyes new acquisition targets
iiNet signs up to NBN Co’s revised WBA
ACCC to maintain DTCS regulation until March 2019
Senate Select Committee raises concerns over NBN Co’s strategic review
Australian government inks AUD18.4m deal to improve NBN interim satellite service
TPG sees solid first half as it reports increases in revenue, EBITDA and NPAT
Vodafone launches LTE in Tasmania
NewSat offers to acquire NBN Co’s two under-construction satellites
NBN expected to ink AUD35m satellite deal with NBN Co
Telstra trialling Ericsson’s Radio Dot System
NBN Co calls on customers to update service provision as copper switch-off looms
Virgin Mobile Australia opens 4G access to pre-paid customers
iiNet reports revenue increase as broadband customers numbers continue to climb
SingTel group sales dragged down by Optus
NBN Co extends fixed-wireless access in rural locations
TPG’s fibre rollout plan facing examination by Vertigan committee
Optus signs on to manage NBN Co satellites
Telstra reveals plan to stadium trial of LTE Broadcast technology
Vodafone Hutchison Australia hits LTE device milestone
Optus completes 3G upgrade programme
Ericsson claims world’s first live test of APT700 band using Telstra’s network
NBN announces new fixed-wireless rollouts connecting around 12,000 premises
Telstra and Telkom tie-up for regional enterprise NAS
Telstra taking ACCC to court over wholesale pricing investigation
Vodafone boosts 4G speeds to 150Mbps with Cat 4 modems
NBN Co confirms 27 wholesale customers signed up to revised WBA
Infinera upgrades Australia Japan Cable capacity
Telstra to begin renegotiating NBN deal shortly
Telstra agrees to sell 70% stake in Sensis
NBN Co stops accepting new connections for Interim Satellite Service
iiNet examining plans for rollout of 30,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in capital cities
Telstra directed to amend migration plan measure
Telstra switches on 3,500th 4G base station to reach 85% population coverage
Optus confirms trials of TD-LTE Advanced of live network in Melbourne
ACCC’s confirms approval of NBN Co’s SAU among a raft of announcements
SingTel Mobile to offer customers 4G data roaming in six Asian countries
TPG agrees AUD450m deal to buy AAPT
Telstra records 300Mbps speeds in LTE-A technology trials
Optus trialling VoLTE technology
Optus launches fixed-wireless broadband trial using LTE
ACCC aiming for 'very brief' consultation on NBN Co’s varied SAU
NBN Co outlines plans for FTTB pilot, invites alternative providers to take part
ACCC gives blessing to NBN Co's proposed acquisition of TransACT FTTP network
SingTel’s net profit creeps up 0.3% in its fiscal second quarter
Telstra switches on 3,000th 4G base station
Telstra to utilise Ericsson’s Diameter Signaling Controller
Australian government launches tender for advisors on revised deal between Telstra and NBN Co
Telstra launches legal action against NBN Co over index date for pit and duct payments
Telstra achieves 100Mbps over copper network as vectoring trials continue
Telstra outlines updated long term strategy
Vodafone unlikely to buy out Australian JV partner
AAPT to be sold by Telecom New Zealand?
Vodafone Australia opens LTE network to pre-paid subscribers
NBN fibre rollout falters
Telstra reaches 3.2m 4G users two years after network launch
ACCC seeking variation of NBN Co’s Special Access Undertaking
iiNet to purchase additional capacity on Hawaiki submarine cable system
ACCC likely to press ahead with examination of NBN’s SAU
ACCC approves NBN migration measures
NBN asked to examine copper options while fibre deployment continues, for now
Telstra and Alca-Lu trialling FTTN as Coalition considers NBN options
ACCC announces variation to the Facilities Access Code
Coalition considering splitting NBN Co into two separate units?
Optus calls on Visionstream for LTE deployment
TPG planning to construct wholesale FTTB network in five major cities
Subscriber growth sees TPG record increased revenue and net profit in FY13
ACMA formally warns Telstra over incorrect international roaming charges
Optus to inaugurate TD-LTE network in four cities
Telstra argues no need for increased copper network regulation
Struggling ISPOne sold to CONEC2
Alternative Australian operators call for continued copper regulation
iiNet completes Adam Internet purchase
iiNet executives in stake sale
ACCC puts off decision on NBN Co’s SAU until after federal election
iiNet reports ‘record result’ for latest financial year
TPG inks deal for capacity on Hawaiki cable
ACCC outline proposals for broadband performance monitoring programme
SingTel to retain control of Optus Satellite
Telstra uses LTE-A Carrier Aggregation technology using 900MHz and 1800MHz bands
iiNet bemoans lack of capacity for NBN Interim Satellite Service
Two offers received for SingTel’s Australian satellite unit after final bidding round
Telstra sees revenue increase in FY13 as mobile sector gains offset fixed losses
Syntheo confirms it will not extend NBN contract
Vodafone enhances regional coverage with new network sites
iiNet scoops up Adam Internet after Telstra fails to complete purchase
ACCC gives nod to NBN Co’s SAU changes
Ciena upgrades Southern Cross transmission equipment to 100G; total capacity reaches 2.6Tbps
Telstra says spectrum price should not be lowered in new sale process
Parliamentary committee says unsold 700MHz spectrum should be used by public safety agencies
Telstra’s purchase of Adam Internet called off
Telstra aiming to bring LTE to 85% of the population by end-2013
Internode unveils 4G NodeMobile tariffs
NBN Co inks fibre rollout deal with SA Power Networks for South Australia
ACCC begins examination of fixed line services
Vodafone Australia removes restriction on 4G sign-ups
Optus launches 4G in Wollongong
Optus boosts 3G/4G coverage in Adelaide
NBN Co hits amended fibre rollout target
Telstra hikes line rental charges
DBCDE consults on APLNG’s proposed carrier licence exemption
Australian communications minister launches consultation on sale of remaining 700MHz spectrum
iiNet inaugurates commercial fibre-based services over NBN in Perth
ACCC report confirms Telstra breached competition safeguards
Alternative ISPs launch 25Mpbs downstream plans for fixed-wireless NBN connections
NBN fixed-wireless rollout delays not due to network interference, minister says
Eutelsat, Inmarsat and private equity trio bidding for SingTel's Australian satellite unit?
Telcos issue tender for Tasman Global Access cable
Vodafone Australia launches LTE
Telstra brings 4G coverage skiing destinations
Optus introduces TDD-LTE technology commercially in Canberra
VHA to ditch ‘3’ branding
VHA signals intent to boost rural coverage from July 2013
ACCC publishes wholesale ADSL service FAD
Trio eye Optus Satellite as sale gets underway
ACCC launches inquiry on MTAS declaration
NBN Co inks AUD9m deal for TransACT’s Canberra fibre network
Telstra inaugurates 1,500th LTE base station
Optus begins TD-LTE trials
NBN Co submits further changes to SAU
VHA calls on Cisco to help accelerate 4G network rollout
Telstra, Optus and TPG emerge as winners in digital dividend auction
NBN Co issues update to three-year rollout plan
Telstra 4G subs hit 2.1mn as network rollout continues apace
Huawei in the running for Optus 4G rollout deal
TPG to bid in Australia’s digital dividend auction?
Australia’s digital dividend auction gets underway
NBN fibre rollout gets underway in Adelaide
NBN Co unveils plans to launch 1Gbps wholesale tariff in December 2013
TPG inaugurates 1Gbps Sydney-Singapore link for corporate customers
ACMA turns its eye to mobile network performance
VHA confirms plans to launch commercial LTE in June 2013
ACCC calls on Telstra to revise ‘pull through process’
Teachers’ pet: Leighton sells majority stake in Nextgen to Canadians
SingTel commissions banks to advise on Optus Satellite sale
Rollout of NBN hit by three-month delay
NBN rollout off the pace, as Syntheo is dropped as rollout partner for Northern Territory
TPG sees net profit rise 41% as customer numbers climb
Telstra and Ericsson celebrate successful trial of 1Tbps optical link
NBN Co selects Visionstream for fibre rollout in eastern states
ACCC issues FAD for price terms of wholesale ADSL service
Australian opposition expects Telstra to be flexible over NBN deal
NBN Co calls on Arianespace for satellite launch
Telstra and Ericsson renew LTE partnership, trial LTE Broadcast, expand fibre backbone
Acquisitions boost iiNet’s finances in first half of 2012/13
Telstra reveals plans for LTE 900MHz, LTE-Advanced launches
Canadian pension fund set to acquire 70% stake in NextGen Networks
Vodafone Hutchison Australia kicks off LTE trials in Sydney
Australia, Philippines hurt SingTel’s Q3 results
NBN Co downgrades estimate for properties passed by June 2013
Telstra reports solid results for H1 2013 as LTE subs continue to climb
NBN Co outlines plans to boost speeds on fixed-wireless and satellite networks
ACMA says smartphone ownership is soaring
TPG Telecom, PCCW and Canadian pension fund line up for NextGen Networks
ACCC suspends review of Telstra’s proposed Adam Internet purchase
NBN now passes 72,400 premises
Telstra completes migration of copper services to fibre at South Brisbane exchange
Optus to lodge application for spectrum auction, though still mulling other options
Telstra to spend AUD335 million on pit and pipe repairs
NBN Co outlines first areas in South Australia targeted for fixed-wireless network rollout
Vodafone to close or rebrand Crazy John’s retail units
Optus reaches 100 4G-enabled sites across Brisbane and the Gold Coast
NBN Co hits end-2012 target for areas where construction is underway
ACMA opens applications for digital dividend auction
ACCC delays approval of Telstra’s Adam Internet purchase, calls for comment
ACCC launches consultation on ‘pull through’ process
Vodafone boycotts 4G auction, Optus considering same, in protest at spectrum pricing
ACMA issues consultation on 1800MHz band plans
VHA shareholders approve turnaround plan
Optus planning to deploy TD-LTE infrastructure in Canberra next year
ACCC launches consultation on Telstra’s NBN migration measures
Internode unveils ‘Fibre Phone’ service
Minister issues direction on reserve pricing for digital dividend auction
ACMA outlines plans for emergency spectrum allocation
Telstra announces plans to acquire Adam Internet
NBN Co outlines timeframe for copper switch-off at first locations
ACCC issues final access determination for non-NBN local bitstream access
NBN Co submits revised SAU allowing stricter regulatory oversight
NBN Co selects Cisco for networking equipment
Eftel confirms acquisition of Engin
LTE roamers Tek a walk with Tekelec and Telstra
TPG reveals net profit jump in FY11/12
iiNet to offer 4G mobile broadband over Optus’ network
Vodafone inaugurates DC-HSPA+ in seven locations
NBN formally withdraws Special Access Undertaking; revised version expected soon
Hats off to it! Telstra reaches halfway point in ‘Top Hat’ broadband upgrade project
Optus announces consumer launch of LTE in Sydney, Perth and Newcastle
Cooks in a stew: adding fibre to dishes a recipe for success?
Telstra outlines LTE coverage expansion plans
Trans-Tasman roaming under examination by local regulators
Acquisitions boost iiNet’s performance in FY2012
Gilat claims milestone in rollout of NBN Interim Satellite Service
SingTel reports 3.2% rise in Q1 net profit
Telstra posts net income increase for FY2012 as LTE customers hit 375,000
NBN Co looking to relocate points of interconnect
Telstra prompts customers to check device compatibility as it prepares to switch off 2100MHz 3G network
Optus launches LTE services for SME, government users in Perth and Sydney
iiNet boosts capacity from Southern Cross Cable from 20Gbps to 200Gbps
HTAL reports financial and operational results for VHA
ACCC authorises deal for transfer of Optus’ HFC customers to NBN
NBN Co inks deal with ViaSat for supply of ground equipment for satellite network
ACCC announces interim determination for local bitstream access service
Telstra examining options for LTE Advanced to keep competitive edge
Telstra sees extended retail price controls as ACCC delays obligation to supply regulated fixed voice over NBN
VHA to introduce DC-HSPA+ in September, LTE to follow in 2013
ACCC issues final access determination for regulated transmission services
Proposal for common Australia/NZ telecoms market, regulator on the cards
Australia’s digital dividend auction pushed back to April 2013
ACCC suspends assessment of NBN Co’s SAU in expectation of revisions
Optus completes Vividwireless purchase
NBN Co outlines fixed-wireless broadband deployment plans
Optus reportedly shortlists vendors for national LTE rollout contract
ACCC set to approve Optus/NBN Co HFC subscriber transfer deal
NBN Co extends TD-LTE trial network footprint
Parliamentary committee shuns ‘low-impact’ amendments
SingTel’s aggregate mobile base climbs to 445m in Q1
NBN Co picks Primus Australia for fixed voice software tests
VHA and Optus outline details of new network sharing, rollout venture
Optus switches on trial LTE access in Hunter region
Telstra hits LTE coverage milestone as it unveils next stage of Newcastle rollout
NBN Co calls on ITU for advice on satellite orbital slots
M2 Telecommunications to acquire Primus Telecommunications Group’s Australian unit
ACMA unveils proposals for digital dividend auction
ACCC calls opens discussion on proposed variation to fixed line access determinations
Australian ISPs balk at proposed 30-year term for NBN Co’s SAU
iiNet aims for NBN triple from next month
ACCC launches discussion on creation of Independent Telecommunications Adjudicator
NBN Co outlines rollout plans for next three-year period
Huawei reportedly excluded from bidding in NBN tenders
NBN Co inks deal for completion of rollout in Tasmania
Australia’s universal service reform legislation passed
VHA to be offered for sale?
Optus concludes Bendigo 700MHz LTE trials
Optus calls on Huawei for Newcastle LTE rollout
Telstra inks Definitive Agreements for NBN participation
Telstra reaches first Next G wholesale agreement
Up, up and away: iiNet unveils NBN satellite tariff
ACCC reveals it has accepted Telstra’s revised SSU
ACCC outlines plan to declare non-NBN local bitstream access service
Telstra inks deal to offer retail services over NBN
Telstra to deploy new Ericsson IP gateway to boost capacity
Network issues dent VHA’s FY2011 results
Telstra confirms it has lodged a revised SSU with the ACCC
iiNet reports strong first half financials as acquisitions boost subscriber base
Optus to buy Vividwireless for AUD230 million
ACCC outline interim determination for wholesale ADSL service
iiNet unveils expansion plans for Darwin, regional Queensland
DBCDE confirms spectrum renewal plans
Subscriber growth bolsters Telstra’s first-half results
Comms minister directs ACMA to limit digital dividend spectrum bidding
Telstra refutes claims regarding exploitation of USO payments
Internode cites better DSLAM coverage as first benefit of Internode tie-up
Telstra bags state contract from WA government for mobile network rollout
Internode reveals new fibre broadband tariff range
Telstra will offer wholesale fibre service in South Brisbane
ASSC-1, Huawei Marine Networks team up for Perth to Singapore cable
ACCC faces mounting pressure over Telstra’s SSU
iiNet and Primus ink wholesale broadband agreements with NBN Co
Telstra says future regional rollouts could require government funding
DBCDE seeking renewal fees from Telstra, VHA for 800MHz concessions
NBN announces 4,000 connections; prompts criticism by the Federal Opposition
iiNet and Internode are two ISPs in a pod
Telstra extends deadline for completion of NBN deal
ACCC reverses Telstra wireline regulation exemptions
Visionstream Australia selected by NBN Co for transit network construction
ACCC confirms receipt of revised SSU from Telstra
NBN Co files special access undertaking with the ACCC
Telstra to shut off Wi-Fi hotspots
Telstra submits revised Structural Separation Undertaking to ACCC
Telstra to expand 100Mbps-capable HFC footprint
iiNet confirms TransACT acquisition
iiNet set to complete TransACT purchase?
NBN Co inks rollout deal for South Australia and Northern Territory with Syntheo
Optus reveals it has completed first LTE data connection using 700MHz band
iiNet examining mobile voice options
Telstra unveils ADSL2+ upgrade project
DBCDE launches discussion on retail price controls for fixed voice services
NBN Co outlines constructions plans for the next year
Telstra shareholders okay NBN deal
Publication of NBN Co’s Wholesale Broadband Agreement delayed
Telstra launches commercial LTE services ahead of schedule
Telstra confirms Next G wholesale plans
ACCC outlines termination rate reduction proposals
VHA reaches deal with rail authorities for 1800MHz spectrum
ACMA reveals auction plan for 700MHz/2.5GHz spectrum
NBN Co announces that final First Release site is live
iiNet unveils NBN pricing structure
Optus outlines LTE launch plans
Telstra details plans for 2100MHz networks after end of infrastructure sharing deal with H3G
Internode demonstrates IPTV over NBN
NBN Co inks construction deals for Western Australia and Victoria
ACCC seeks comment on declared fixed line service geographic exemptions
Delays to Telstra’s structural separation possible as ACCC raises issues with split proposals
NBN Co LTE devices to be supplied by NetComm
Internode inaugurates first Northern Territory ADSL2+ DSLAM
iiNet reports increased revenue in 2011 on the back of acquisitions
Future Fund confirms stake in Telstra has fallen to 2.5%
NBN Co confirms it will subsidise access and service charges
Telstra to introduce first LTE-enabled modems at end-August
NBN details 'second release' site work schedule
Telstra submits separation plan for regulatory approval
NBN Co expects to submit special access undertaking by end-September
Telstra examining options for wholesaling Next G network?
NBN Co and Telstra bag rural 2300MHz spectrum
ACMA invites submission of interest for 800MHz/1800MHz spectrum
NBN examining Telstra infrastructure
AAPT considering network expansion to reach more NBN PoIs
VHA claims 850MHz network rollout is ahead of schedule
Telstra’s regulation exemption in some exchanges being re-examined
Telstra, Optus sign NBN agreements, subject to conditions
Telstra close to final NBN deal?
NBN Co selects Silcar for around 40% of fibre rollout over next two years
New timeframe for Telstra’s structural separation as Conroy publishes draft guidelines
NBN Co inks AUD1.1 billion LTE deal with Ericsson
Australian Digital Economy Strategy unveiled
ACMA unveils proposed timetable for reallocation of digital dividend spectrum
Telstra starts LTE tests in four cities
Internode takes advantage of government scheme to bolster broadband offering
NBN Co inks deal with Telstra for early access to second stage NBN sites
Optus outlines Tasmanian expansion, upgrade plans
Australian budget pledges funds for NBN-related developments
Westnet completes ADSL2+ rollout in Western Australia
NBN Co confirms two deals for rural satellite broadband services
VHA signs up for NBN trials
Telstra plans AUD600 million broadband network upgrade
Pacific Fibre appoints banks to lead fund raising
Telstra given reprieve for submission of separation plan
Optus and NSN ink mobile network upgrade deal
VHA to launch LTE by end-2011? Upgrade project begun
Optus launches commercial femtocell pilot
NBN Co reveals list of first ISPs to sign up to offer services
NBN Co signs up IBM as systems integrator
Senate passes NBN legislation after last-minute negotiations
NBN Co inks deal with TE Connectivity for NBN equipment
Australian government amends NBN legislation to gain senate approval
Telstra shareholder vote on NBN deal to miss 1 July deadline
ACCC unveils interim price determinations for fixed line services
Telstra, PCCW complete Reach restructuring
VHA eyeing fixed broadband options?
VHA customer growth slows as competition intensifies
VHA inks deal with Huawei for network improvements
Acquisitions boost iiNet’s first-half results
NBN Co acquires AUSTAR’s 2.3GHz/3.4GHz spectrum
Telstra to inaugurate commercial LTE services by end-2011
Telstra agrees key commercial terms with NBN Co as it reveals first half financials
More than 130,000 sign up for Lycamobile’s Australian service
Geographic numbers for VoIP get updated regulation
Telstra and PCCW restructuring Reach
Telstra in talks with Ericsson over major mobile network project
NBN Co awards fibre-optic cabling, hardware contracts worth AUD1.6 billion
Telcos battling flood devastation, 262 Telstra exchanges ‘no go’ areas for staff
Westnet to introduce ADSL2+ in regional areas
Australian government details NBN costing
iiNet unveils mobile voice tariffs
NBN Co told to boost points of interconnect by ACCC
Internode revises SHDSL tariffs, improves coverage
Optus kicks off second phase of LTE trials
Australian independent senator may block other NBN legislation next year
Senate passes pre-NBN legislation, lower house set to pass into law next week
NBN Co business plan details expected costs
Independent senator could delay Telstra separation legislation
Telstra and Ericsson make Australia’s first inter-capital LTE connection
Lycamobile lands in Oz as it launches its tenth international MVNO
House of Representatives passes Telstra separation bill
iiNet presses play on full commercial IPTV rollout
Optus, AAPT slam NBN Co proposals
Telstra claims potential NBN deal is worth AUD16 billion
NBN Co inks deal with NSN for optical transmission kit
Telstra bags additional regional spectrum
VHA unveils network upgrade, expansion plans
Telstra and Vodafone Hutchison to scrap mobile joint venture in August 2012
Australian telecoms reform legislation back for consideration
iiNet gets shareholder nod for AAPT consumer ops purchase
Telstra unveils M2M plans for NextG network
Telstra’s NBN discussions with the government moving forward
Telstra to trial services over NBN Co infrastructure
ACCC unveils fixed line pricing proposals
Telstra and Indigo Telecom sign GSM roaming deal
Internode expands WiMAX coverage to South Australia
Nextgen and Alca-Lu demo 100Gbps IP traffic
Telstra offers increased HSPA+ speeds to business customers
AAPT fibre upgrade to move ahead
iiNet unveils 35% rise in full-year profits
Telstra’s reports annual profit, revenue declines
Australian opposition unveils NBN alternative
Optus boost HFC speeds with improved DOCSIS 3.0 technology
Australian government boosts NBN coverage target
iiNet grabs AAPT consumer division for AUD60 million
Telecom NZ sells Macquarie, AAPT divestment still on the cards
Telstra slapped with AUD19 million fine for blocking exchange access
Pacnet joins Pacific Fibre to build trans-Pacific subsea cable
iiNet intros bonded ADSL service for business users
Ericsson inks backhaul deal with VHA
Optus progressing with LTE
Optus concludes first phase of LTE trials
ACMA hands Optus more regional 3G spectrum
NBN Co to invest AUD1bn on satellites for rural coverage
Telstra reveals FTTH trial uptake numbers
ISPs consider complaint against Telstra for alleged price squeezing
AAPT bidders given until next week
NBN to cost less than first thought
Foxtel scraps plan to provide television over Telstra's broadband network
iiNet launches IPTV service
Telstra and Huawei conduct first Australian trials of LTE using 1800MHz band
Telstra boosts cable download speeds
NBN Co names Alca-Lu as first key supplier
DBCDE confirms digital dividend spectrum to go on sale late-2012
Australian government amends mooted regulatory changes
NBN Co narrows choices for network construction company
Telstra inks provisional NBN deal with the government
Telstra records 100Mbps downlink using LTE 'outbackbone'
iiNet to offer bonded ADSL
Telstra strips down for the summer with naked DSL trials
Telstra facing AUD40 million fine for blocking exchange access
Telstra tests HSPA+ over commercial network
Telstra doubles capacity on Sydney-Melbourne fibre link
Telstra loses latest attempt to charge AUD30 wholesale access fee
NBN study prompts deadline for Telstra involvement
VHA calls on NSN for network consolidation, management
Internode’s ADSL2+ footprint reaches 550 exchanges
Telstra set to increase wholesale line rental cost?
iiNet preparing to open two new 10Gbps links
Telstra facing AUD300 million fine for blocking exchange access
Telecom New Zealand receives four bids for AAPT?
NBN Co to unveil wholesale prices in June 2010
Telstra denies reaching a deal on NBN network access terms
Optus claims NBN draft legislation needs significant revision
iiNet acquires rival ISP Netspace for AUD40 million
Internode increases Tasmanian ADSL2+ coverage
Internode and Optus ink new SHDSL deal
ACCC implements restructure to focus on NBN
Vote on Telstra split legislation pushed back until at least May 2010
Telstra to inaugurate LTE trials in May 2010
Trio unveiled as first ISPs to sell NBN services in Tasmania
Internode doubles capacity on Southern Cross Cable
Australia’s opposition set to reject telecoms reform bill
Telstra opposes NBN draft legislation
iiNet reveals 6.3% y-o-y increase in net profit for first half 2009-10
HTA posts net profit of AUD467.7 million for FY2009
Telstra calls for an end to fixed line calls price cap
Telstra boosts theoretical HSPA+ speed to 42Mbps
Telstra reveals decline in first half profit as fixed line numbers continue to fall
Optus to grab 3G Investments’ 2100MHz spectrum
Alca-Lu wins Nextgen NBN regional backbone contract
Telstra break-up legislation faces political opposition
Primus mulling wireless spectrum bid
ACCC set to examine Telstra pricing arrangements
SingTel mulling IPO for 25% stake in Optus?
Australian government mulling 2.5GHz spectrum sale?
Australian government looks to generate AUD2 billion from spectrum sale
Government preps new greenfield fibre legislation
Telstra agrees rough framework for customer migration to NBN
Telstra claims world first test of 42Mbps HSPA+ on own network
Telstra planning to boost capacity on Endeavour cable
Internode mulling mobile voice services
TransACT given permission to extend FTTP reach
NextGen selected for rural broadband backbone deployment
ACCC freezes Telstra copper access prices until end-2010
Telstra reorganises business units
iiNet indicates it may move customers to NBN
Telstra boosts Melbourne HFC speeds to 100Mbps
ACCC reports broadband access uptake figures
SP Telemedia to acquire Pipe Networks for AUD373 million
Telstra claims structural separation could cost AUD1.2 billion
iiNet set to expand DSLAMs to eight new regional communities
iiNet introduces commercial FTTH packages in Victorian suburb
Telstra unlikely to invest further in ADSL2+ technology
No delays to new telecoms legislation, according to comms minister
iiNet boosts metro capacity
Telstra issues objections to government’s structural separation plans
ACMA unveils details of 3.6GHz rural spectrum release
ACMA unveils proposals for boosting rural mobile coverage
Telstra celebrates three-year anniversary of NextG network with coverage expansion
Unwired announces additional vendors for Vivid Wireless network construction
Telstra adds ADSL2+ to 100th Tasmanian exchange
iiNet eyeing acquisition options with a view to rapid market share gains
Structural separation to become a reality for Telstra as government reveals legislative reforms
Alternative operators join forces as TASA for NBN involvement
ACT completes re-review of regulation for access to Telstra wholesale services
AAPT set to increase capacity of interstate transmission links
DBCDE publishes responses to NBN framework proposals
Internode’s FTTH services now on offer at three greenfield sites
Vivid Wireless to construct trial WiMAX network in Perth
Telstra in talks with NBN Co over stake acquisition
Vodafone boosts 3G coverage to 94%
Telstra launches appeal for higher ULLS access fee
ACCC unveils proposals for fixed line pricing principles
Future Fund reduces Telstra stake
DBCDE calls for submissions to Digital Regions Initiative
Adam and Alvarion team for fixed WiMAX deployment 
iiNet reports solid growth in 2008-09
Telstra full-year 2009 results meet guidance
Internode goes Naked in Tasmania
Telstra core network upgrade ‘essentially complete’
Primus opts for Basslink as primary connection to Tasmania
Telstra likely to admit breaching access obligations
Telstra completes 100Gbps fibre-optic trials
MEOW roaring to disaster zones
AAPT and Telstra renew fixed line wholesale terms
Infrastructure forum submits NBN proposals
Telstra see attempts to increase ULLS and LSS fees blocked
Internode launches fixed line voice service
Tasmanian NBN tender issued
Telstra buys capacity on AJC cable
Telstra upgrades Sydney-Melbourne fibre link
Basslink begins commercial service on fibre-optic link
Government reveals first six locations for backhaul investment
Conroy initiates first NBN-related legislation
Internode's 'high speedo' VoIP users dive in with 'Business Trunks'
Telstra increases NextG peak upload speeds to 5.8Mbps
ACCC removes ISDN and DDAS from declared services list
Internode unveils AUD10 million DSLAM expansion plan
Regulatory review submissions published; ACCC calls for structural separation
Vodafone and Hutchison complete merger
Fixed line regulations retained for five more years by the ACCC
ACCC will maintain regulation on fixed to mobile calling
ACCC approves Vodafone, H3G merger proposals
Supreme Court blocks Telstra's bid for control of 3G network shared with H3G
Australian government expects to invest AUD11 billion in NBN project
ACT blocks Telstra plans to limit regions of copper access for Optus
Vodafone and 3 to retain current tariffs for two years to gain merger approval
Optus submits proposals for structural separation of Telstra
Australian government preps Telstra split proposals
Telstra rumoured to launch new IPTV service before the end of 2009
Vodafone 3G network about to expand; aims for 94% coverage by August 2009
ACCC rejects Telstra’s copper access fee proposal
Spectrum re-farming consultation announced
Primus inks ADSL2+ resale deal with Telstra
ACT re-examining Telstra wholesale exemptions
3 now roaming onto Telstra Next G
Telstra may consider voluntary separation
Australian government details new national broadband plans
Shareholders approve Vodafone/H3G joint venture, but ACCC raises concerns
Telstra to increase number of ADSL2+ exchanges, NextG base stations
Lebara Mobile joins list of Aussie MVNOs
Vodafone's 900MHz 3G network to launch in May
ACCC mobile termination charge principles and prices for 2009-2011
ACCC starts legal action against Telstra; claims telco blocked wholesale access
NBN winner announcement further delayed
Primus Telecommunications files for bankruptcy
Telstra wins wholesale exemption appeal
Telstra to boost HFC network to 100Mbps in Melbourne by end-2009
Internode launches ‘Extreme’ SHDSL
Government to spend AUD60 million on rural telecoms
Vodafone delays 3G expansion timetable
Optus gets naked
ACCC extends fixed service review deadline
Telstra reports 1H drop in net profit, announces CEO will leave in June
Internode to bring 100Mbps FTTH service to greenfield sites
iiNet reports 1H growth in net profit, revenue, EBITDA
Telstra signs ADSL2+ wholesale deal with reseller gotalk
Hutchison Australia reports full year loss, improves against fiscal 2007
Telstra boosts speeds on NextG network
Vodafone and H3G announce Australian joint venture plans
NBN reports to be released, but only after winner is announced
PIPE Networks secures funding for PPC-1 project
NBN bidders may consider partnership for project
ACCC considering implications of Telstra’s iBurst spectrum purchase
NBN panel issues report to government, opposition calls for release of information
Telstra appeals overturning of wholesale exemptions; complains about ULL pricing
Internode upgrades broadband networks
Telstra adds ispONE to list of ADSL2+ wholesale providers
Telstra offers rural presence documentation for public comment
iBurst spectrum grabbed by Telstra
ACMA calls for public feedback on VoIP regulations
Telstra calls for independent consultation on wholesale cost models
BigAir extends WiMAX reach to Perth
Internode launches ADSL2+ services on Telstra equipment
Telstra’s NBN bid rejected by government panel
Telstra and Ericsson make successful call on commercial HSPA+ network
Government announces grant for new telecoms consumer group
USD420 million bid for AAPT from Pacnet
Telstra’s NBN bid non-compliant, will still be considered
Australian NBN deadlines passed; six bidders confirmed
iiNet considering nationwide IPTV launch in 2009
Conroy to offer no response to Telstra’s structural separation queries
BigAir turns to H3G for home for its iBurst customers
Structural separation ‘stupid with a capital S’; threatens Telstra’s NBN bid
ACCC grants Telstra further wholesale voice exemptions
BigAir turns to 3G
AAPT adds AUD10 million to network upgrade bill
Telstra ploughs AUD20 million in to rural network in western region
TransAct latest to leave Terria; remaining members claim exodus is over
iBurst network to close; BigAir bid rejected
Future Fund preparing gradual sale of Telstra stake
Optus to ditch fixed line investment if Telstra claim NBN?
AAPT leaves Terria consortium
Independent committee proposes significant policy revamp
NBN roll out likely to cost AUD15 billion
Pacnet launches ADSL2+ via Telstra’s network
Big but not Clever: WiMAX firm rejects takeover bid
Telstra still undecided on NBN bid
Unwired shortlists WiMAX vendors
Engin to launch ADSL2+ in October
Double blow for Telstra following ACCC and Federal Court rulings
Freshtel launches cellphone VoIP service in Australia
People Telecom signs on to resell Telstra’s GSM services
Vodafone buys Aussie retailer Crazy John’s
National Broadband Network tender deadline announcement due today
Freshtel plans mobile VoIP service
Telstra and H3G in network access deal
People Telecom and Vodafone Australia sign MVNO deal
Telstra submits network details for NBN
Terria considering Telstra tie-up for national broadband network
iiNet profits up 12% as fiscal year figures announced
Telstra reveals end of year figures, growth in net profit and revenues reported
Unwired WiMAX launch delayed again
People Telecom to retail Telstra’s ADSL2+ service
Government invites submissions for rural broadband plans
Telstra to open ADSL2+ network to rivals
Telstra testing faster NextG
Optus announces 3G coverage in Darwin
Telstra launches GPS option
Six call on ACCC to rule on ULL dispute
Dogged determination: G9 returns as Terria
ACMA tracks decline of fixed lines
Optus to up 3G coverage to 98%
Telstra’s new submarine cable lands in Sydney
Government cancels AUD958 million funding for OPEL broadband project
Days are numbered for ISDN
Internode unwraps Naked ADSL2+
Ericsson selected by Vodafone Australia
Telstra bitter over High Court ruling
Telstra delays network sharing over ‘terrorist’ fears
HTA reports annual results
Internode asks ACCC for access to Telstra ADSL2+
Telstra six month results delight
iiNet customers suffering delays with naked DSL plan
Agile selects Airspan for WiMAX deal
Telstra: NextG to offer 42Mbps download speed by 2009
Telstra launches ADSL2+ network
CDMA shut-down delayed ‘til April
Austar Sells WiMAX Spectrum To OPEL
Austar sells spectrum in exchange for wholesale access
Regulator rejects G9 plan for a broadband network
Optus Mobile ups HSDPA ante
Vodafone to build solo 3G network
iiNet announces naked DSL rollout
Telstra lifts profit and growth estimates
Internode launches WiMAX network
Telstra: Next G coverage better than CDMA
Internode to invest AUD9 million to expand ADSL2+ coverage
Kiwis to take stake in Hutch Australia
Telstra 'may be forced to split'
Primus to increase fibre-optic network capacity ten-fold
AAPT forecasts positive cashflow
ACCC takes Telstra to court over ‘misleading’ Next G ads
Telstra locks horns with Coonan
Government signs broadband contract
Deutsche Telekom enters broadband fray
TransACT selects Alcatel-Lucent for FTTH rollout in Canberra
Telstra FY2007 net profit up 3%, below forecasts
Next G tops a million subs
Telecom NZ reports year end results
BigAir launches the first commercial fixed WiMAX services in Sydney and Melbourne
Virgin Mobile launches 3G-based 'fixed line' broadband bundle
Telstra echos O2 UK and ditches i-mode
Virgin Mobile completes infrastructure upgrade to support 3G
G9 prepare urban broadband bid
Telstra won't wait forever for fibre project
DT considers Australian broadband possibility
Austar selects Nortel to provide WiMAX to regional Australia
Connect looks for 90% of PacNet
Australia Connected to make broadband available to all
Hutchison Whampoa Commits AUD2.85b to Australian unit issue
Telstra job cuts continue
Ericsson and Telstra claim world first
Telstra to launch pre-paid services on its Next G network
Vodafone dismisses rumours it is looking to sell NZ/Australia units
Telstra CEO says FTTN network revival 'not close'
Huawei and Optus complete UMTS-900 trial
Telstra revives FTTN
Optus to turn away customers
Optus plans 55% HSDPA coverage by May
Telstra to roll out 9,000km cable to Hawaii
Hutch 3.5G upgrade goes nationwide
Internode suspends regional broadband services
Hutchison Telecom reports year-end results
Telstra profit falls in 1H 2007
Optus requests AUD200 million handout to extend 3G network
Telstra to close CDMA network by Jan 2008
Optus to boost 3G coverage to match 2G
AAPT in merger talks with PowerTel
Telstra to tackle ACCC in court over broadband tariffs
Telstra vies for AUD600 million broadband hand-out
Telstra applies for broadband fund
Cable to Guam is a step closer
Telstra sale raises USD12 million
H3G may not launch 3.5G in Sydney in time for Christmas, papers say
Internode increases broadband uploads with ADSL2+ Annex-M
Telstra share sale performing strongly
Internode to roll out more solar-powered rural broadband
Telstra launches high speed broadband
Telstra share demand exceeds expectations
AAPT to cut 640 call centre jobs by 2008
Telstra says NEXTG network share is a no-no
AAPT contracts PowerTel for ADSL2+ wholesale services
Nokia to manage Vodafone network
PowerTel launches wholesale ADSL2+
ACCC rules against Telstra in five ULL disputes
Successful cellco WLTM partner for fixed line fun
Hutch fast tracks HSDPA following Telstra and Vodafone launches
Telecom NZ puts AAPT back on the market, papers say
State sells USD3 billion Telstra shares
Vodafone launches HSDPA in Telstra’s shadow
Ericsson to upgrade Telstra network
Prospectus released for Telstra share sale
Telstra launches AUD1 billion HSDPA network ahead of schedule
AAPT restructuring imminent
Vodafone plans HSDPA launch 20 October, papers say
Five million mobile number ports in five years
Internode launches solar-powered broadband
Telstra share sale gathers pace as lead managers appointed
Netspace plans 4Q ADSL2+ launch
Telstra and ACCC clash again
Vodafone trials HSDPA ahead of year-end launch
Optus to launch wholesale ADSL2+ in 4Q
Alcatel to deploy Telstra IP network in five state capitals
Govt to sell a third of Telstra holding
2G network closure increases Hutch Australia revenues and losses
Telstra price tumbles after ULL ruling
Telstra profits plummet
Telstra pulls plug on high spend internet plan; sale delayed?
iPass inks roaming deal covering 1,000 Telstra hotspots
ACCC angers Telstra yet again by extending PSTN price regulation
Macquarie eyes Telstra stake, papers say
Internode to trial ADSL2+ Annex M, offer uploads of up to 3Mbps
Telstra decision 'within weeks'
SpeedReach consortium reveals alternative NGN plans
Telstra chief brands regulators ‘mindless’
Optus and Vodafone extend 3G to Adelaide and Perth
Telstra declares mobile TV trial a success
Alternative telcos pick apart Telstra FTTN proposal
iiNet signs up 100,000th ADSL2+ customer
Optus to provide ADSL2+ to Exetel
ACCC rejects HTA’s mobile interconnect proposals
Telstra to axe 2,590 jobs
Ozzie-based People Telecom to launch in NZ
Telstra ULL pricing rejected
Optus says mobile e-mail use on the rise
Comms Minister approves Telstra’s three-year rural plan
State sets deadline for expressions of interest for AUD878m broadband fund
Optus contracts Juniper for IP routers
Amcom follows PowerTel in seizing sizeable iiNet stake
Internode accelerates ADSL2+ rollout
PowerTel teams up with iiNet to take on the big boys
Telstra reduces FY capex
Hutch denies Oz sale talk
Trio team up for alternative ADSL2+ network
Hutch mulling privatisation of Oz business, papers say
Hutch to shut down CDMA network in August
Hutch and Telstra to offer commercial HSDPA in 1H07
State to cut Telstra value in 06-07 budget
Telecom NZ to hang on to AAPT after suitable suitor fails to emerge
‘CDMA is on the way out,’ says Telstra
ISP dumps incumbent internet bandwidth in favour of Optus, press say
CommTel seals Nokia DSL deal with Soul
Alternative operators propose joint venture NGN alternative
People Telecom launches ADSL2+
Optus launches lawsuit against Telstra
Internode needs more staff to satisfy booming broadband demand
iiNet begins trials of MSAN fixed line telephony
TVG-backed consortium leads race for AAPT, papers say
Telstra-ACCC stand-off to be resolved next week?
Telstra and ACCC fall out (again)
Optus lights DSL network
Austar and SP Telemedia put a little bit of Soul into rural WiMAX
Telstra sale decision due by end of May
PBA to offer wholesale wireless VoIP
Telecom NZ wants rid of AAPT by May
Telstra comes up with plan B
Shareholder says Telstra and government must negotiate truce before stake sale can proceed
Vodafone Australia has 78,000 3G users
Optus to cut 450 jobs
SingTel hints at buying Vodafone infrastructure
iiNet to extend ADSL2+ network
Telstra rural development draft rejected
Minister refuses to bow to Telstra over regulation of NGN
Primus launches VoIP
Telstra hikes fixed line connection prices by up to 43%
iiNet predicts 100,000 DSLAM customers by July
One in five Aussies prefer mobile
Telecom restructures its struggling Australian unit
ISPhone launches wholesale VoIP for SMEs
Telstra to decommission up to 5,000 pay phones, reports say
Optus Mobile offers converged GPRS/W-CDMA/W-LAN service
Help – Telstra decline continues; profits down 10% and fixed lines falling
Telstra business plan angers rivals, government
Optus to merge Virgin Mobile Australia and SIMplus
Hutch to push 2G users to 3G and close Orange network
Optus to launch mobile IM
Telstra to clash with ACCC over wholesale pricing
AAPT half price sale
People to launch ADSL2+ in February
Optus begins customer transition
Eleven banks short listed for Telstra sale
AAPT sale off? Or on? Off! On!
Vodafone and Hutch steal market share, but overall growth slows
Optus takes over Virgin Mobile Australia
ACCC rejects Telstra’s requests for higher network access fees
SingTel tight-lipped over Virgin Mobile Australia deal
Telecom New Zealand mulls sale of Oz operations
Telstra, Dodo strike DSL deal
Telstra price cut
Optus threatens Telstra with legal action
Optus rethinks IP plans
Telstra appoints Skadden to advise sale
New VoIP framework revealed
Telstra sale still to go ahead; contracts vendors for upgrade
Telstra to roll out nationwide 3G
1,000 jobs cut at Telstra; Optus expands 3G network
Optus profits decline in fiscal 1H
Vodafone launches 3G
Telstra’s fixed line revenues in decline
Government supports Telstra’s rural plans
Telstra appeals against rules
Vodafone to launch 3G by end-October
Optus buys Alphawest stake
Optus to take over AAPT
VoIP users are saving AUD44 a month
Telecom considering AAPT options
ACCC says Telstra is biased against its rivals
Telstra fails performance tests
Telcos getting better at repair works
Optus launches combined fixed/mobile service
Banks hand in tenders for Telstra sale
Optus to roll out broadband network
2.2 million broadband customers
Optus downgrades earnings due to intense competition
Competition bites: SingTel trims full-year margin forecast for Optus
Telstra sale approved by Lower House
Senate approves Telstra legislation
Government launches Telstra investigation
Problems discovered in Telstra’s network
Telstra launches 3G
Public brawl erupts over Telstra sale
Jones decides to back Telstra sale
Farmers say rural telecoms package is inadequate
Howard refuses to comment on rural services
Telstra stock to go to Future Fund?
Telstra to launch 3G in September
Government approves Telstra sale
Vodafone complains about mobile termination
Hutch says it will meet targets in 2006
USD1 billion broadband Bush programme
Government wants to lure foreign investors to Telstra
Telstra posts records results ahead of controversial privatisation
Senate wants harsher rules for Telstra
Services in the Bush to be improved
Optus earnings drop
Optus to defend market share
Telstra’s fate to be decided soon
Vodafone prepares for 3G launch
Sol asks for lenience
Vodafone trials 3G
Telstra sacks 90; government wants stake sale
Sol to cut Telstra’s costs
Government to spend AUD50 million on broadband
Ziggy leaves Telstra with a warning
Optus set for strong growth
Broadband base reaches 1.8 million
Telstra plans 3G trials in July
ACA accuses Clarity1 of spam emails
Blaze to trial mobile video
Optus/Ninemsn sign content deal
ACCC: Telstra share falling
Telstra denies Unwired’s claims
New Telstra chief says no to asset sale
Telstra finally names new CEO
Telstra signs five millionth i-mode customer
Hutch experiences roaming glitch
Vodafone sees highest Q1 growth
US investors interested in Telstra stake
Government may raise cap on Telstra’s foreign ownership
Optus to offer iBurst mobile broadband
Primus considers local float
Moody’s downgrades Telstra
Siemens to exit Australia
Public upset with Telstra Mobile towers
3 says growth is slowing
ACCC trying to split up Telstra
3 looks to small business market
Broadband booms for Optus
Optus mobile numbers slump
Marconi adds jobs at Australian unit
Users loyal to fixed lines
Regulator looks to split Telstra
Optus launches 3G network
Telstra to cut jobs
Optus prepares for 3G launch
Mobile market nears saturation
Telstra shares slip
Hutch hits half million milestone; plans 3.5G deployment
Reach partners commit USD212 million to the venture
Vodafone: 3G network launch in October
Voxson abandons GSM plans
Telecoms sector to see major overhaul?
Optus to merge units
Optus CEO says no to Telstra position
Primus to roll out ADSL network
Northern Territory to see communications improve
Optus to expand broadband
H3G Australia continues impressive gains
ACCC findings provoke mixed response
Optus buy Reef Networks
Telstra selects UBS to advise on privatisation
Hutch faces resistance over masts
Optus looking to restructure
Government urged to roll out fibre-optic network
Government to use Telstra sale proceeds for acquisitions
Primus dumps Telstra for Optus
National party wants access for rivals
Australia to sell Telstra stake online?
Optus ups southern stations
Broadband take-up booms
Telstra to upgrade ADSL
Optus to invest AUD5 million in broadband
Telstra: to split or not to split
iiNet to expand ADSL
Telstra to expand EV-DO network
Telstra fails to see eye to eye with regulator
Government considers auction for Telstra stake
Unwired witnesses strong take-up
Race for Telstra stake to begin tomorrow
Telstra introduces new offers
Telstra looks to promote CDMA
Telstra ordered to compensate broadband rivals
ACCC cracks down on spam
Telstra fined AUD6.5 million
Optus places broadband order
Optus to launch 3G in Canberra
To sell or not to sell?
Nokia joins Australian 3G market
Hutchison reports AUD552 million loss
Unwired nets AUD21.27 million loss
Telstra beats growth targets a year ahead of schedule
SPT to launch DSL
Hutch launches pre-paid tariff assault
The need for speed heats up down under
Optus ups customer base despite saturated market
Telstra to trial ADSL transmission booster
Ericsson wins Telstra 3G contract
Telstra privatisation likely in 2006
Vodafone may be fined
Telstra denies CSL speculation
ACCC okays 3G network sharing
Telstra and Hutchison sign 3G deal
Telstra CEO to step down in 2005
B Digital and SP Telemedia strike deal
ACCC investigates 3G ‘pacts’
Handset sales up 45% on last year
Regional government invites bids for VoIP contract
Unions warn Telstra employees of privatisation
Optus and Vodafone form 3G alliance
Telstra switches platforms to launch Blackberry
Government may ease VoIP regulations
Telstra launches ‘mobile broadband’
Telstra stake may be sold in one transaction
Hutchison outlines network expansion plans
Telstra sees sales growth
Howard says Telstra privatisation will not be rushed
ACC rules out extra regulation as re-elected government renews Telstra sale pledge
Cisco made scapegoat for Comindico collapse
Opposition party promises to investigate SMS pricing and freeze line rental charges
Optus chief slams Telstra
Phone sales hit record highs
Telstra sale would be opposed by Green Party
Man saved by cellphone
Optus cuts call charges
Another Aussie 3G network sharing deal
Telstra buys PSINet UK
Hutch secures USD1.1 billion loan
Outstanding customer growth for Hutch
3 launches pre-pay offering
Telstra reaps returns of cost-cutting
AAPT plans MVNO move
Telstra finally cuts deal with Hutch to get ahead in 3G race
Optus boosts mobile base by 17% in Q2 despite market saturation
Telstra opts for Nortel’s EV-DO solution
Australian 3G network sharing takes step closer
One.Tel mobile spectrum up for sale
Telstra and Hutch back in 3G share talks
America Movil expands footprint
America Movil expands footprint
Marconi squeezes out European rivals in AUD300 million Telstra deal
Telstra launches push-to-talk
Telstra to upgrade network with IP
Telstra bows to pressure over dividend
Telstra bows to pressure over dividend
Telstra upgrades Victoria network
Telstra and DoCoMo sign i-mode deal
Telstra signs up for i-mode
Broadband growth slows in 4Q 2004
REACH looking to refinance debt
REACH looking to refinance debt
Latest price hikes will see Telstra reap AUD200 annually
SingTel Optus in talks for broadband company Uecomm
Hutchison wins market share
Hutchison expects 3 losses to continue
Quantas outsources to Telstra and IBM
Optus prepares to launch D-series satellites
Vodafone selects Nokia for 3G upgrade
Vodafone selects Nokia for 3G upgrade
Nokia bags big 3G deal down under
Nokia bags big 3G deal down under
Optus proves itself as Singtel’s cash cow
Optus proves itself as Singtel’s cash cow
Optus seeks law change to turn tables on Telstra
Telstra fails to prise Orange from Hutch as 3G network share talks fail
Telstra rates rise 300% since 2000
Telstra board reels from shock resignation
Telstra plans EV-DO upgrade
Telstra looks to expand into IT sector
ACCC recommends lower mobile termination charge
Telstra keeps Excelcomindo guessing
Telstra keeps Excelcomindo guessing
Telstra faces rap for hindering internet competition
Telstra mulling Asian investment options?
Telstra mulling Asian investment options?
Telstra mulling Asian investment options?
Kyocera in wireless broadband deal down under
Kyocera in wireless broadband deal down under
Gloves off for Vodafone price war
Telstra sale clears first hurdle
Opposition MPs threaten to derail Telstra sale
Telstra to pay USD484 million for advertising group
3G drags Hutch’s 2003 results down
Ziggy dismisses job loss fears
Optus inks dual satellite deal
Aussie ops boost Singtel’s bottom line
Aussie ops boost Singtel’s bottom line
Regional subsidiaries prove upwardly mobile for Singtel
Regional subsidiaries prove upwardly mobile for Singtel
500,000 ADSL subscribers for Telstra
Hutch to expand CDMA coverage
Hutchison to upgrade Orange network
Ho Ho NO! 3's Ozzie Merry Christmas a big flop
Six million handsets sold in 2003
Telstra invests in mobile base stations
Zen and the art of 3G: winning the mobile race
Zen and the art of 3G: winning the mobile race
Zen and the art of 3G: winning the mobile race
Zen and the art of 3G: winning the mobile race
Optus to launch two satellites
Telecom NZ to merge Australian units
Telecom NZ to merge Australian units
3G: Vodafone to go solo
Optus launches first mobile TV
Virgin posts first profit
Government loses vote to sell Telstra stake
Telstra accelerates internet funding programme
Telstra reports flat returns, asks CSL to look overseas for growth opportunities
Telstra reports flat returns, asks CSL to look overseas for growth opportunities
Telstra to buy back shares
Vodafone and Telstra in network sharing trial
Telstra reports fall in profit but remains upbeat
State pushes Telstra privatisation through House of Representatives
ACCC takes Telstra to court over misleading ads
Vodafone seeks 3G partner
Telstra bullish about broadband
Full privatisation on the cards for Telstra
Telstra to keep Foxtel stake
Look the other way: Telstra defends its Asian acquisition decisions
Telstra sell-off plan arises from the flames
Pacific Internet employed to implement broadband network
Telstra to invest in bush telecoms
Unions threaten campaign against Telstra
Telstra feeling unloved
Reach to cut more jobs
Reach to cut more jobs
3 goes live down under
Telstra and PCCW bankroll Reach reorganisation
Telstra and PCCW bankroll Reach reorganisation
Telstra & PCCW write down Reach by USD1.6 billion
Telstra & PCCW write down Reach by USD1.6 billion
Opposition Labor Party vetos own plan to split Telstra
First Optus profit gives SingTel financials a boost
First Optus profit gives SingTel financials a boost