Latest Telecoms News about Australia

ACMA boosts its spectrum auctions capabilities

  The Australian Communications and Media Authority has signed a multi-year contract with Power Auctions for the provision of software capability for conducting spectrum auctions....

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Telstra and Vodafone Win Contracts to Boost Rural Coverage

  Australia's federal government has awarded contracts to boost rural coverage and reduce blackspots across the country....

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Australian Tablet & 2-in-1, Any Signs Of Life?

  The Australian market for tablet and 2-in-1 took a massive hit in the first quarter of 2015. However, signs of life can still be found in a disappointing quarter....

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Swimming Against The Current, Mobile Phone Shipment Grows In The Maturing Australian Market

  The mobile phone market in Australia experienced a strong first quarter despite high penetration rate....

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Government Must Clarify Website Blocking Costs

  Australia's Attorney-General, Senator Brandis, should heed a Parliamentary Committee call for the Government to clarify the cost implications of its planned website blocking regime, ...

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Crown Castle Sells 1,800 Towers in Australia for US$1.6 Billion

  USA based towers operator, Crown Castle has sold its Australian subsidiary (CCAL) to a consortium of investors for US$1.6 billion. ...

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Complaints About Mobile Phone Services on the Rise Again

  After six consecutive quarter-on-quarter reductions, new complaints about mobile services in Australia increased by 2.4 percent from the previous quarter ...

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Australia to Clamp Down on Mobile Signal Repeaters

  The Australian Communications and Media Authority and NSW Fair Trading have joined forces to warn consumers about the use of unlicensed mobile phone repeaters....

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Australian Networks Could Face Cap on Spectrum Holdings

  Two of Australia's mobile networks have called on the telecoms regulator to impose maximum spectrum holding caps ahead of a spectrum auction, in a move that would target their largest rival....

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Telstra Expanding its Wi-Fi Network

  Australia's Telstra says that it will more than double its Wi-Fi trial to switch on more than 1,500 new hotspots nationwide by June,...

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