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Aussie company launches new chatbot service for homeless youth
Set to launch in March 2020, the chatbot is currently in design and testing and is the biggest change to the Ask Izzy platform since 2016.
Cisco and Superloop add two new subsea cables for Aus
The INDIGO West cable goes from Singapore to Australia and the INDIGO Central cable from Perth to Sydney.
LG launches G8S THINQ in Aus market
LG’s new smartphone offering provides a range of options for biometric security, including the new vein recognition solution with Hand ID.
Telstra’s 2019 cybersecurity report
Cybersecurity remains a top business priority as the estimated number of undetected security breaches grows.
Why cybersecurity remains a top business priority
One in two Australian businesses estimated that they will receive fines for being in breach of new legislation.
ISPs take top honours at Genesys partner awards
NZ's Spark was named the Australia/New Zealand Partner of the Year, while Telstra took the top honour for APAC.
Telstra workers across Australia strike after escalated dispute
“Of course, we never wanted to be forced to take protected industrial action, but Telstra hasn’t left us with any other option."
Network operators are losing out to virtual competition
Market penetration for mobile virtual network operators is up by 6.3 percentage points from four years ago.
Why a company-wide approach is critical during digital transformation
More than half of Australian organisations are taking a fragmented, business unit led approach according to new research by Telstra.
Software AG and Telstra partner to develop new solution for Australian utilities
Based on Telstra’s IoT platform and the Cumulocity IoT Solution Accelerator for Water Management, the solution will provide utilities with a quick way to gain insights from meter data.
NTT Communications hangs on to top rung in APAC telco cloud market
The telecom cloud market in Asia Pacific (APAC) is a fierce one, but a new report purports NTT Communications to be the dominant player - for now.
Telstra partnerships boost subsea cable infrastructure
Telstra’s customers across Asia Pacific will soon be able to take advantage of major major boosts to Telstra’s network services and subsea cables.
GlobalData: Comms services about to become a utility
According to GlobalData, the recent Optus deals with Origin and Sumo mean that communications services are on their way to becoming a utility.
Singapore to Australia subsea cable lands in Sydney
This will be Australia’s first ever direct optical path from Sydney to Singapore, passing through Indonesia on the way.
VIDEO: How Equinix optimised Carsales.com applications across regions
As part of its regional expansion, the company faced integration challenges due to the inheritance of disparate technology capabilities.
Vodafone and Telstra partner to bring security solutions to NZ
Vodafone security management services aim to help businesses navigate their security landscape and manage risk.
Subsea cable linking SG and AU lands at Perth – just 6,800km to go
A number of heavyweights are behind the cable linking Australia to Southeast Asia, including Google, Singtel, Telstra, and AARNet.
Polycom recognises success at first ever A/NZ Partner Awards
Telstra, Spark, Ingram Micro NZ, Dimension Data, and Data#3 among winners.
Union blasts Telstra for plans to cut 8,000 jobs
“In an industry which is booming, Telstra has clearly chosen to prioritise short-term profits to keep shareholders happy.”
Rabobank tap Telstra for multi-million dollar SD-WAN implementation in A/NZ
The deal will see Telstra SD-WAN implemented in 90 Rabobank sites and two data centres across A/NZ.
Telstra-owned Ooyala appoints new APJ vice president
Ooyala has appointed Patricio Cummins to the role, who previously served as the regional VP for Latin America.
A/NZ companies take five of six Riverbed APJ Partner Awards
A/NZ swept the APJ Partner of the Year Awards with Datacom, Arrow ECS, Telstra and Optus all being recognised.
Buddy Platform and Telstra cease reseller negotiations
The IoT vendor has now turned to Dicker Data for the distribution of its Ohm platform in Australia.
Government launches telecommunications Consumer Safeguards Review
Current consumer safeguards have been in place since Telstra owned and operated the national fixed-line telecommunications network.