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  • Australia a ‘digitally-divided society’ finds global index

    Australia has been ranked as the tenth most ‘digitally ready’ nation, in a new index by Cisco and Gartner. But the research exposes a significant ‘digital divide’ between the states and territories, with Tasmania and the Northern Territory being left behind.

    Written by George Nott12 Sept. 18 00:01
  • Slow NBN rollout contributing to digital literacy deficit

    The slow roll out of the National Broadband Network is contributing an ongoing digital literacy deficit across Australia, especially in telehealth, according to speakers at the Connected Australia event in Sydney.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett15 Oct. 13 16:02
  • IBM predicts five big technologies of the future

    IBM today issued its sixth annual look at what Big Blue thinks will be the five biggest technologies for the next five years. In past prediction packages the company has had some success in predicting the future of telemedicine and nanotechnology.

    Written by Michael Cooney21 Dec. 11 08:31
  • Discounts needed for low income earners to access NBN: ACCAN

    The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has proposed a broadband low income measures scheme, including discount wholesale prices, to enable Australians earning $26,000 a year or less to access to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

    Written by Hamish Barwick25 Oct. 11 15:20
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