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Wednesday, 4/3/2015

Telstra leads tech advances by taking risk: Thodey

Telstra CEO David Thodey has said the incumbent has maintained its leadership position in mobile technology advances through risk-taking, and putting its investments on the line.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Optus to release own brand ‘Cash by Optus’ smartphone

Optus has used the Mobile World Congress to announce a planned extension to its Cash by Optus mobile payments system which includes a credit card on a smartphone.

Source: iTWire

Tuesday, 3/3/2015

Telstra resells Presto, unmeters it on Telstra/Foxtel fixed broadband

Hey Presto, just like that, Telstra has become a Presto reseller in a move which comes as no surprise given Telstra’s 50% ownership of Presto’s parent, Foxtel.

Source: iTWire

iiNet flicks broadband quotas with quota-free Netflix

iiNet meets Netflix to flick off pesky broadband usage quotas from day one of Netflix’s Australia/NZ launch on 24 March 2015.

Source: iTWire

Govt to adopt all changes to data retention bill

A national data retention scheme is expected to be passed into law after the federal government announced it would adopt all the recommendations made for the bill by a joint Liberal and Labor committee.

Source: iTnews Australia

Data retention: Government agrees to detail data set in legislation

The government has agreed to set out in its data retention bill exactly what customer data telecommunications carriers and Internet service providers will need to store.

Source: Computerworld

iiNet hit with $204,000 ACCC fine

The nation’s largest independent ISP, iiNet, has been forced to pay $204,000 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for its advertising of its naked broadband plans.

Source: ARN

Netflix switches on Australia 24 March

Long awaited online video service, Netflix will finally be available in Australia and New Zealand this month. The popular online service will begin streaming in ANZ on 24 March, the company announced today.

Source: iTWire

NBN completes 3.5 GHz wireless trial

NBN Co, Ericsson and NetComm have completed a trial of 3.5 GHz wireless radio coverage and fixed-wireless service performance.

Source: iTWire

Monday, 2/3/2015

Quickflix losses deepen as Netflix Australia launch looms

​Quickflix has reported deepening losses, with a first-half net loss of AU$8.6 million for the six months ending December 2014, as the launch date for Netflix Australia closes in.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Optus records 480 Mbps download speeds to single user device

Optus has achieved download speeds of 480 megabits per second (Mbps) to a single user device.

Source: ARN

Australians harass George Brandis as the true cost of metadata retention is revealed

The true cost of the Abbott government's new metadata retention laws has been revealed, with the government quietly publishing the estimated price tag without announcing it.

Source: SMH

Telstra, Ericsson to partner on 5G

Telstra will partner with its long-term equipment supplier Ericsson to define 5G technology in an effort to launch the network for commercial use in 2020.

Source: iTnews Australia

Telstra unveils ambitious timetable for rollout of VoLTE, 5G

Telstra has announced an ambitious timetable to roll out new-age technologies that offer blisteringly fast broadband over wireless and in-built video calling as part of call services.

Source: The Australian