Archived News for IT Professionals - May, 2013
New research coming out of the United States is promising to significantly boost the speed of Australia’s internet connection with the rest of the world.
Internet service provider iiNet has joined the national 4G fray, launching new 4G fleet plans that will give business customers ‘more flexibility to stay connected while doing business on the go’.
The National Broadband Network Co (NBN Co) has announced it has reached an agreement with TransACT/iiNet for the purchase of TransACT’s fibre-to-the-premises network in the ACT.
Telstra has turned on its 1500th 4G base station as part of a billion dollar, nationwide program to extend 4G mobile coverage to 66 per cent of the Australian population by the end of next month.
The New South Wales Government has announced a new telecommunications scheme, covering the procurement of operation telecommunications equipment, infrastructure and services.
Optus has announced the official launch of its pilot stage of its time-division long-term evolution (TD LTE) network, with the trial launching in Canberra earlier today.
Telstra has joined forces with Pollenizer to bring together 50 of the nation’s top designers, developers, engineers and entrepreneurs for its inaugural ‘Appiness’ hackathon.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has launched the annual survey of the Australian ICT sector, seeking to gather a complete statistical breakdown of the workforce to take to directly engage with the Federal Government.
A new breed of industrial robots and a revolutionary set of new ICT systems could soon transform Australia’s manufacturing sector, leading to safer environments and more efficient factories, according CSIRO’s latest whitepaper.
The Federal Government has pledged $20.3 million to be shared between nine cutting edge telehealth projects that will use the National Broadband Network to pilot new methods of health care delivery.
The Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced the results from the digital dividend spectrum, with a troika of the nation’s ISPs securing some of the most sort after spectrum bands.
vBlacktown has become the first site in Sydney to switch on to the National Broadband Network (NBN), with 1300 homes and businesses now connected to the super-fast internet service after coming online late last week.
The Western Australian Government has announced the installation of new telecommunication towers in the Wheatbelt, Great Southern and Mid-West regions to improve mobile coverage and acces to high-speed wireless broadband.