Tracking the telecoms industry since 1989, Stuart has been awarded Journalist Of The Year by the Australian Telecommunications Users Group (twice) and by the Service Providers Action Network. In 2010 he received the 'Kester' lifetime achievement award in the Consensus IT Writers Awards and was made a Lifetime Member of the Telecommunications Society of Australia. He was born in the UK, came to Australia in 1980 and has been here ever since.
Recruitment company, Talent International, has enlisted Sir Richard Branson to help it launch a new initiative that is says will shake up a recruitment industry that has become tired and stale.
Large companies around the world are planning significant spending on unified communications and collaborations solutions, and their preference is to run these systems in house but to have them managed by an external provider.
Cellular mobile telephony is 40 years old. Martin Cooper, general manager of Motorola's Communications Systems Division made the first cellular call, to his rival at AT&T's Bell Labs, from the streets of New York City on April 3 1973.