Online payments provider PayPal has revealed its counter-offensive against criminals who seek to take advantage of the COVID 19 pandemic, saying it is now actively working with law enforcement in Australia to identify and prevent opportunistic online crime.

GUEST OPINION* by Nicholas Hollings, Principal Solution Architect Equinix

There are significant challenges for enterprises on the way to digital transformation, with enterprise IT refresh cycles and budget constraints partly to blame. Another restricting factor is that there’s clearly a need to get everyone on the same page about the meaning of digital transformation and what it offers for different organisations.

Western Australia-based IT services provider Empired has secured two contracts with power distribution company Western Power to provide a range of digital services for up to seven years, collectively valued at an estimated $61million over an initial five year term.

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 12:55

MNF reaffirms guidance


Telecommunications provider MNF Group has reaffirmed its guidance to the market.

The Pearcey Foundation has released a discussion paper in response to the launch of the Australian Government’s COVIDSafe app.

Australian parcel delivery service CouriersPlease has deployed TC56 handheld touch computers from global IT services provider Zebra Technologies to help manage its couriers’ pickups and deliveries as part of what it says is an improvement in its customer service and staff performance.

NBN Co, the operators of the National Broadband Network, is claiming an earlier than planned activation of connections to the network for more than seven million homes and businesses across Australia.

Optus has switched on a new tower in the Baranduda Ranges in regional Victoria as it continues the rollout of sites as part of the Federal Government’s mobile blackspot program.

The carrier has put on 500 extra customer service staff and extended some of its COVID-19 related offers.

The telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), says it is actively working with the communications and media services sectors to help them maintain critical services while continuing to provide important consumer safeguards during the COVID-19 pandemic.



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