Latest Telecoms News about Australia

Triple Zero (000) calls from mobiles easier to locate

  Calls in Australia to Triple Zero (000) from mobile phones now contain improved location information, following upgrades to the Triple Zero (000) service....

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ACCC reports growing data consumption and stable prices in the telecoms sector

  Industry members have responded to the increase in demand by investing in their fixed and mobile networks to make sure that they have sufficient capacity to meet the data traffic....

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Optus Cutting Nearly 500 Jobs

  Australia's Optus has announced plans to rationalise its operations in a move that aims to cut costs by more than AU$200 million....

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Telstra Suffers Another Network Outage

  Australia's Telstra has suffered its second network outage in less than a week, and third outage in two months....

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Former Nokia Boss Joins Telstra

  Stephen Elop, the former Microsoft to Nokia to Microsoft executive has taken up a role with Australia's Telstra....

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Telstra Cancels Plans for Philippines Network Investment

  Australia's Telstra has announced that plans to invest up to US$1 billion into a Philippines mobile network have been cancelled....

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Telstra PrePay Customers Suffer Network Outage

  Australia's Telstra has suffered a second outage in recent weeks, with a large number of prepay customers suffering problems....

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Telstra switches on free public Wi-Fi across Tasmania

  Australia's Telstra has switched on more than 40 Wi-Fi hotspots across Tasmania in a joint partnership with the Tasmanian Government....

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Optus Denies Plans to Cut 1,000 Staff

  Australia's Optus has denied media reports that it is planning to cut around 1,000 staff as part of a cost cutting measure....

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Telstra progressing rollout of Mobile Blackspot Programme

  Australia's Telstra has announced the first rollout schedule of mobile base stations to be constructed under the Mobile Blackspot Programme....

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