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  • Optus cuts headcount by 14 per cent in a year

    Optus reduced its head count by 14.3 per cent in the 12 months to 31 March, reducing its workforce from around 8500 to just under 7300. The telco today revealed that as a result staff costs were down 15.2 per cent compared to the prior year.

    Written by Rohan Pearce15 May 19 10:26
  • 5G ban yet to hit Huawei Australia’s carrier business

    Although the Australian government has blocked the company from participating in the rollout of telcos’ 5G networks, Huawei says it has registered strong growth in its local carrier business.

    Written by Rohan Pearce01 May 19 10:50
  • Optus CEO says 5G offers gigabit upgrade path for NBN, pushes new model for last mile

    Optus CEO Allen Lew has called for the government and NBN Co to consider 5G wireless technology as an upgrade path for those parts of the National Broadband Network where performance is limited by the use of copper wiring, and as an alternative to laying additional fibre to households to deliver faster speeds.

    Written by Rohan Pearce08 April 19 11:45
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  • Telstra calls for new independent Telecommunications Adjudicator

    Telstra has acknowledged wider telecommunications industry concerns about the need for greater equivalence and transparency in its submission to the National Broadband Network: Regulatory Reform for 21st Century Broadband discussion paper.

    Written by Tim Lohman15 June 09 11:10
  • Thodey to be a tough competitor to Optus: Fletcher

    Despite his reputation for diplomacy, new Telstra CEO David Thodey will be as equally tough a competitor as Sol Trujillo ever was, according to former Optus executive and telco industry insider Paul Fletcher.

    Written by Tim Lohman08 May 09 17:09