The Victorian Government is considering a market-led proposal to upgrade telecommunications on Melbourne’s train system to improve services and provide better information for passengers.
The peak industry body looking after the interests of telecoms consumers, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s report on the telecommunications Universal Service Obligations but says Customer Service Guarantees provided under the USO are outdated and in need of updating.
Infrastructure development services company Broadspectrum New Zealand, formerly Transfield, has been selected by electricity utility and gas distribution company Powerco to design and build a private, digital, secure, mobile radio network across the North Island electricity distribution area.
The Federal Government is piloting a new classification tool designed to streamline the process of classifying Netflix content and to make it easier for programmes to become available to Australian audiences.
The Finite Group of companies has completed its participation in a new indigenous training initiative which delivered a one week professional development program in project management for indigenous cohorts.
While most of us would like a “month en Provence”, Nicolas Aidoud has packed up his wife and two boys to spend a life in “Shidonni” (Sydney) as the relatively new CEO of Capgemini Australia and New Zealand.
The Peacey National Awards recognise outstanding achievement in Australian ICT. The Pearcey Medal was awarded to Stephen Baxter, the Pearcey Hall of Fame inducted Stephen Baxter, Jim Ellis OAM, and Robin Eckermann, and the Benson Entrepreneur of the Year was Aaron Birkby.
US telco and global communications giant Verizon has been included on a new federal government telecommunications services panel with six other services providers.
Investment by the venture capital arms of big corporations is growing and should reach a little more than a third of all total global venture capital by 2025, a report disseminated by Telstra Ventures claims.
Australian-based self-service bag drop solutions vendor ICM Airport Technics has merged with Vedaleon Technologies, an aviation software solutions provider.
Rogue nations will be financed by cybercrime, the used of undetectable file-less malware (firmware) will grow, IoT devices are fair and easy game, HTTPS/SSL will be abused – these are a few of Symantec’s emerging trends and predictions for paddling in cyberspace.
Mobile data traffic generated by smartphones, tablets, connected cars, and other M2M modules around the world is forecast to reach 129,000 petabytes by 2018, equivalent to approximately 14 billion hours of 4K ultra high definition video streaming, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
BMC’s Innovation Suite enables complex workflow-based app development in the cloud on Amazon Web Services.