Stories by Diana Nguyen

NBN Co and Space Systems/Loral team up for communications satellites

NBN Co has partnered up with commercial broadband satellite manufacturer Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) to build two next-generation Ka-band satellites, a move set to provide remote Australian communities with high-speed broadband.

Written by Diana Nguyen08 Feb. 12 12:54

NBN to deliver virtual English tuition to new migrants

The Federal Government will introduce a three-year trial of virtual English classes via the National Broadband Network (NBN) to new migrants in regional and rural Australia.

Written by Diana Nguyen08 Feb. 12 09:31

PCEHR on track for 1 July rollout

The rollout schedule for the Federal Government’s Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) project is currently on track, according to the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA).

Written by Diana Nguyen07 Feb. 12 14:28

2012 eGovernment Awards open for nominations

The Australian government is calling for nominations for its 2012 ICT awards, which recognise standout initiatives in eGovernment across a number of ICT disciplines.

Written by Diana Nguyen02 Feb. 12 15:28

Optus and NBN Co standoff continues

Optus has yet to sign NBN Co’s wholesale broadband agreement (WBA) -- a 12-month contract ISPs enter into to sell commercial services over the National Broadband Network (NBN) -- despite the trial agreement having expired on 12 January.

Written by Diana Nguyen16 Jan. 12 15:04

Social media plays a key role in crisis communication: Report

Twitter played a key role in distributing information during the 2011 Queensland floods, according to a new report recently released by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI).

Written by Diana Nguyen11 Jan. 12 15:25

NFC uptake accelerating: Visa

Despite some security loopholes remaining, near field communications technology is gaining a foothold in Australia, according to Visa A/NZ.

Written by Diana Nguyen08 Dec. 11 13:37

Education is key to BYOD security: Experts

Educating employees on how to protect data on their smartphones and tablets is crucial to bring-your-own-device (BYOD) security, according to a panel of security experts.

Written by Diana Nguyen08 Nov. 11 16:38