Latest Telecoms News about Australia

Leading Australian Telcos' Credit Metrics to Remain Steady in 2015

  Fitch Ratings' Outlook for Australia's leading telecommunications operators is stable in 2015 as they will consolidate their already strong market positions....

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Australian Telcos Under Pressure as Companies Look to New Technologies to Lower Costs

  Australia's fixed Line market declined 2.3% in 2013 year-on-year, predominately owing to the decline in traditional voice (PSTN and ISDN) and legacy data services....

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Australian Telco Industry Steps Strategy to Combat Online Copyright Infringement

  Australia's telecommunications industry has sought formal regulatory approval to launch a "Follow-the-Money" strategy that will act to reduce the economic incentive to promote or facilitate online copyright infringement....

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Aussies calling loved ones less as text & social media take over

  New research reveals that almost three in five Aussies (57%) are calling their family and friends less frequently since the rise of social media....

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Telstra Testing LTE Using the 700Mhz Bands

  Australia's Telstra says that it has secured early access to the 700 MHz spectrum for commercial trials starting in mid September. ...

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Ericsson Wins Australian Core Network Replacement Contract

  Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has chosen Ericsson as a sole supplier to replace and upgrade the complete core network for their national network....

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Ericsson Wins Australian Optical Transport Contract

  Australia's Telstra has confirmed Ericsson as its continued supplier for optical transport equipment and services...

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Telstra to Close GSM Network by End of 2016

  Telstra has confirmed, via a blog post, that it plans to close down its GSM mobile network....

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Optus Launches LTE Using 700Mhz Spectrum

  Australia's Optus is turning on its first commercial 4G 700MHz network in Darwin and Perth business districts. ...

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Telstra to Switch on LTE-A Services Shortly

  Australia's Telstra has announced that it will switch on LTE-A services using its 700Mhz spectrum in Perth, Fremantle, Esperance, Mildura, Mt Isa and Griffith within the next few weeks....

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