Graeme Philipson is senior associate editor at iTWire. He is one of Australia’s longest serving and most experienced IT journalists. He is author of the only definitive history of the Australian IT industry, ‘A Vision Splendid: The History of Australian Computing.’
He has been in the high tech industry for more than 30 years, most of that time as a market researcher, analyst and journalist. He was founding editor of MIS magazine, and is a former editor of Computerworld Australia. He was a research director for Gartner Asia Pacific and research manager for the Yankee Group Australia. He was a long time weekly IT columnist in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, and is a recipient of the Kester Award for lifetime achievement in IT journalism.
Users of phones using new 4G/LTE networks, including the new Apple iPhone 5, should be aware of data overuse and bill shock, says ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority).
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) is supporting recommendations made by NSW’s Energy and Water Ombudsman to raise awareness of free Ombudsman services to consumers who are thinking about using a Credit Repair Agency.
There’s an NBN of sorts in Britain too. UK Culture Secretary Maria Miller has announced ten cities will receive £114 million (A$177 million) from the country’s “broadband pot”.
Take comfort in that when it takes 2 hours to watch a 90 minute movie on Netflix.
"Choosing your comparisons is like marking your own homework — it's very easy to get top marks."
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