Stories by Rohan Pearce


Government gives NBN Co more time to pay off its loan

NBN Co will have an additional three years to pay off a loan from the government intended to plug the gap between the cost of the NBN rollout and the cap on the total equity contributions from Canberra.

Written by Rohan Pearce17 Dec. 18 10:04

ATO to change how it buys tech, CIO says

The Australian Taxation Office’s chief information officer says the agency plans to split future IT contracts into “smaller, more specifically targeted bundles.”

Written by Rohan Pearce04 Dec. 18 12:59

NBN Co CEO rejects calls for price cuts

NBN Co’s chief executive Stephen Rue has rejected calls by telcos to cut the company’s wholesale prices.

Written by Rohan Pearce19 Nov. 18 11:33

NAB to roll out support for Alipay

NAB has become the first of Australia’s big four banks to support the Alibaba Group-backed Alipay mobile payment platform.

Written by Rohan Pearce19 Nov. 18 09:59

ACCC figures reveal telcos buying more NBN capacity

Figures released today by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reveal that the average NBN bandwidth per household increased in the three months to 30 September — from 1.66 megabits per second at the end of June, to 1.71Mbps.

Written by Rohan Pearce13 Nov. 18 12:03

APRA issues new cyber security standard for banks

The boards of banks and other entities regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority are ultimately responsible for an organisation’s information security, states a new standard released today by APRA.

Written by Rohan Pearce07 Nov. 18 11:26