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Wednesday, 25/11/2015

ACMA advises telco industry on consumer mobile spending

An ACMA-commissioned Newspoll survey from February contains ‘some valuable insights for industry in the design of mobile products and the delivery of spend management alerts.

Source: iTWire

Tuesday, 24/11/2015

Telco industry group warns against expanding website blocking

Communications Alliance, a group representing Australian telecommunications and Internet service provider businesses, has warned against expanding the scope of a law employed by government agencies to block public access to websites.

Source: Computerworld

This Is The Best Telstra Mobile Deal I've Ever Seen

It used to be that Telstra data was silly expensive. The network has undoubtedly the best mobile coverage across the country, but you’d pay a significant premium for that privilege. As of today, that has all been turned on its head — you’d be crazy not to jump on Telstra’s $50 $40 BYO mobile phone plan, which includes a total of 7GB of 3G, 4G, and 4GX data.

Source: Gizmodo

Monday, 23/11/2015

Is Australia Ready For A More Connected World?

Imagine a world that is even more connected technologically than ours today. That’s what the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has done this week with a very timely occasional paper on the Internet of Things (IoT). As well as identifying issues of direct concern to the ACMA, the paper also includes an overview of the technology and its capabilities.

Source: Gizmodo

Finally, Australian airlines should soon get in-sky Wi-Fi

In November last year, NBN Co was predicting airlines might get connectivity via Ka-band NBN satellites in 2015-16 and now here comes Inmarsat.

Source: iTWire

Ten’s Tenplay tips up on Telstra TV

Although Channel 10 is still yet to take the live streaming plunge like Channel 7, its catchup streaming service ‘tenplay’ has arrived on Telstra TV.

Source: iTWire