Latest Telecoms News about Australia

Australian School Children to be Offer Mobile Payments Service

  Australian schools are to expand a trial of mobile payments by pupils using their smartphones....

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Apple, Samsung and HTC Dominate Australian Smartphone Market

  With the number of Australians (14+) with a smartphone fast approaching 12 million, Apple, Samsung and HTC now together comprise over 80% of the market, ...

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Lycamobile Censured Over Billing Problems

  Australian MVNO, Lycamobile has been formally warned for breaching the billing accuracy rules in the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code (TCP Code)....

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Australia to Reduce Mobile Blackspots in Victoria

  The Australian state government for Victoria has announced a AU$40 million to fix mobile blackspots and deliver free Wi-Fi on some Seymour train services....

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Solar Flare Knocks Out Australian Location Tracking Services

  Location based services relying on the Russian satellite navigation system were badly affected by a large solar flare last week....

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Optus Expands Mobile Coverage Underground Tunnels

  Australia's Optus has switched on mobile coverage on the Sydney underground rail service....

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Optus Ordered to Place Corrective Adverts in National Newspapers

  A further blow for Australia's Optus after a court has ruled that it must publish a series of apologies in the newspapers for misleading the public over its coverage claims....

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Optus Suffers Network Outage

  Australia's Optus suffered a network outage that lasted up to six hours for some customers earlier today....

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Australia's Optus overcharged customers by nearly $9 million

  Australian mobile network, Optus has been formally warned for inaccurately billing approximately 237,500 customers prior to September 2012....

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Complaints About Australian Telecoms Services Reach 6-Year Low

  Complaints about Australian telecoms services have continued to decline, according to figures released by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO)....

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