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Telstra launches personalised savings feature 'More for me'
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digital transformation
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Telstra unveils 'More for me', a personalised savings feature on its app, that curates offers based on customer's connection history and individual preferences.
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Australian group formed to ease 3G to 4G transition concerns
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The planned transition from 3G to 4G has prompted Australia's Communications Minister to establish a workgroup focused on ensuring a smooth shift.
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Eutelsat & Sat One partnership launches satellite services in Australasia
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digital divide
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Eutelsat Group joins forces with Sat One utilising OneWeb's Low Earth Orbit to deliver first-time land and maritime services in remote Australasia; improving enterprise-grade connectivity.
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Superloop Limited announces new CFO & Business & Wholesale head
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ibm
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law
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software
Superloop Ltd strengthens leadership team with Dean Tognella as CFO from March 6th, and Daisey Stampfer confirmed as permanent Group Executive Business and Wholesale. Both bring immense industry experience to their roles.
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Nikos Katinakis takes helm as Zayo's Chief Technology Officer
Last month
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network infrastructure
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5g
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wireless networks
Former Telstra executive, Nikos Katinakis, brings three decades of network leadership to his new role as Chief Technology Officer of Zayo Group, set to enhance their fibre network infrastructure with AI and automation.
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Telstra partners with AWS & 5GFF on game-changing API model
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
Telstra, in partnership with 5G Future Forum members and Amazon Web Services, explories the use of Bi-Directional APIs.
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ScamBuster Thursday: Telstra launches new tactic to combat SMS scams
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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smartphones
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email security
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technology gifts
Over 250,000 potential SMS and MMS scams have been reported in Australia, seeping through Telstra's hotline, with the highest number recorded on Thursdays.
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Telstra to debut pioneering 5G slicing product this year
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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telco
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productivity
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Telstra plans to launch a 5G slicing product, dialling up customised network solutions with a unique proof-of-value mobility analytics engine.
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Taylor Swift's Melbourne gigs trigger massive Telstra data surge
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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wireless networks
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social media
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telstra
Taylor Swift's Eras Tour concert in Melbourne saw a record 35 TB of data used, equivalent to streaming the concert footage for almost two years, as fans flooded social media to share their experiences.
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Tangerine & More appoint Matt Conquest as joint CIO
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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cios
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telstra
Flourishing firms, Tangerine and More, deepen C-suite capacity with the appointment of digital transformation expert, Matt Conquest, as their new Chief Information Officer.
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Neo4j names Kristen Pimpini as VP for Asia Pacific region
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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bi
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Neo4j appoints tech industry veteran Kristen Pimpini as VP for the rapidly expanding Asia Pacific region, who is predicted to enhance growth with his two-decade leadership experience.
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Telstra, Google & APTelecom boost Pacific digital connectivity
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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telco
Telstra International, Google, and APTelecom are joining forces to boost Pacific connectivity with two new intra-Pacific cables, Bulikula and Halaihai, via the Central Pacific Connect initiative.
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Summer camp tackles Australia's tech skills shortage
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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encryption
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hackers
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westpac
In a bid to bridge Australia's tech worker shortage, 160 students will participate in Grok Academy's summer computer science camp in Sydney and Melbourne.
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Telstra reaffirms plan to retire 3G network by 2024 for 4G/5G upgrade
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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5g
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wireless networks
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texting
Telstra confirms plans to retire its 3G network by 2024 to bolster 4G/5G infrastructure, enhancing coverage and reliability.
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Telecom firms' 3G phase-out faces security challenges, says Thales report
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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storage
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encryption
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cloud security
Security threats pose significant challenges to the 3G phase-out plans by leading telecom companies in Australia and New Zealand, says Thales.
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CBA expands anti-scam technologies nationwide in Australia
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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email security
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cybersecurity
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fraud
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is taking a bold step in the fight against scams with innovative technologies in a partnership with Quantium Telstra.
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Neo4j boosts cloud database performance with new functionality
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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big data
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bi
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network management
Neo4j unveils functionality to boost performance of cloud databases, enabling up to 100x faster analytical queries.
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Tricentis boosts mobile testing with Virtual Mobile Grid launch
Sat, 7th Oct 2023
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apple
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samsung
Tricentis launches Virtual Mobile Grid, enhancing its mobile testing capabilities and ensuring superior app quality.
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Telstra and Ericsson perform Voice over New Radio call
Fri, 25th Aug 2023
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network infrastructure
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iot
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partner programmes
The VoNR call on frequency division duplex (FDD) was made in Box Hill, Victoria and signals the start of validation of this new 5G capability.
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Ensuring driver safety in the age of evolving networks
Tue, 11th Jul 2023
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4g technology
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telstra
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telco
With a year remaining to upgrade essential driver safety technology, acting today will safeguard the future well-being of fleet vehicle drivers.
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Telstra 5G sites go live with Ericsson Cloud RAN technology
Fri, 7th Jul 2023
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cloud services
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partner programmes
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5g
The rollout of Ericsson’s Cloud RAN technology for Telstra’s commercial 5G network is the first deployment in Australia.
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More and Tangerine expand 5G mobile broadband offerings
Wed, 5th Jul 2023
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broadband
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5g
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wireless networks
More and Tangerine, two of Australia’s growing telcos, launch their newest 100GB and 200GB 5G mobile broadband plans.
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Telstra and OneWeb set to deliver new satellite solutions
Tue, 20th Jun 2023
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partner programmes
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endpoint protection
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edr
Telstra and OneWeb to deliver one of the world’s largest rollouts of OneWeb Low Earth Orbit (LEO) backhaul for a commercial mobile network.
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Telstra launches Industrial Automation capability
Tue, 30th May 2023
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industry 4.0
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australian
Telstra launches a new end-to-end Industrial Automation capability to help transform some of Australia's biggest industries.