In an effort to fix its bug-plagued Sky Muster satellite Internet service, national broadband wholesaler NBN Co has gone on a hiring spree to round up the best high-end engineering and solutions development talent it can find.
Telecoms cable manufacturer Prysmian Group has claimed a world record after Australian fibre infrastructure provider Superloop deployed what is purported to be the densest and highest fibre count underwater optical cable ever made.
The days of the smiling (or sometimes sour-faced) service attendants are all but over, soon to be victims of the unstoppable tsunami of automation. Can anything be done to stop the irresistible juggernaut of automated technology that threatens so many jobs? Perhaps, but only if we want it stopped.