Stories by Hamish Barwick


More Australians switch on IPTV: Study

More than 300,000 Australian households have changed channels to subscription IPTV which could pose challenges for operators such as Foxtel, according to a new study by analyst firm, Telsyte.

Written by Hamish Barwick07 Feb. 12 11:52

Conroy spruiks Safer Internet Day

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), together with Senator Stephen Conroy, have launched Safer Internet Day, an initiative designed to encourage cyber safety.

Written by Hamish Barwick07 Feb. 12 10:17

Telstra reports issue with BigPond email accounts

Telstra (ASX: TEL) has confirmed that a small number of BigPond email customers have not been receiving mail since the weekend beginning 4 February.

Written by Hamish Barwick06 Feb. 12 16:48

Vocus forecasts brighter half year results

Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) forecasts that its revenue in the first half of FY2012 will be $21.9 million, up from $13.9 million in the previous period.

Written by Hamish Barwick03 Feb. 12 09:57

Optus wins TV Now case

Optus can continue to show live sports via its mobile TV service, TV Now, following a favourable verdict in Sydney.

Written by Hamish Barwick02 Feb. 12 08:30

Optus needs a stronger NBN strategy: Analysts

While Optus is fresh from celebrating 20 years in business, the next two decades will see changes in the telecommunications market that it will need to tackle in order to stay competitive, according to telco analysts.

Written by Hamish Barwick01 Feb. 12 11:34

Telstra, Tata join Global Meeting Alliance

Telecommunication companies, Telstra and Tata Communications, have signed up to the Global Meeting Alliance, a network which will allow its customers to hold international video meetings, irrespective of participating service providers.

Written by Hamish Barwick01 Feb. 12 09:59

In pictures: Optus milestones

Telecommunications company, Optus, celebrated its 20th anniversary this week. We take a look back at some recent history.

Written by Hamish Barwick31 Jan. 12 13:56

NBN Co wholesale pricing too high: Telstra

Telstra has criticised NBN Co for having too much flexibility over pricing of National Broadband Network (NBN) wholesale services in a submission to the Special Access Undertaking (SAU) consultation paper.

Written by Hamish Barwick31 Jan. 12 11:33

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