The New Zealand government has invited submissions on the first phase of the policy review of the Telecommunications Act 2001.
Stories by Stephanie McDonald
Network for Learning has opened registrations for organisations interested in taking advantage of the N4L network, which will deliver high-speed fibre broadband to New Zealand schools.
The federal government has backed down from data retention proposals following a parliamentary report examining telecommunications interception in Australia.
The Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has sought input from his state and territory counterparts on whether the use of drones is adequately regulated.
Business earnings from the Internet increased $48.4 billion to $237.1 billion in 2011-12, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that use social media are 56 per cent more likely to increase their revenue, according to research by MYOB.
Users can now sign up to 25/5Mbps speeds on fixed wireless for the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Telstra has directed contractors to improve asbestos handling procedures after a review by the telco found deficiencies in the way the fibrous material has been treated during the remediation of its pits and pipes.
Greens senator Scott Ludlam believes the US National Security Agency (NSA) has handed information it has collected from its PRISM system to the Australian government.
Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has defended the public’s right to privacy, but warned that privacy was not “absolute” following revelations about a US surveillance program called PRISM.
The Greens plan to introduce a bill to ensure law enforcement agencies only access citizens' private data under a warrant.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has launched a new strategy for Australia to become a “leading” digital economy by 2020.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has revealed it has used section 313 of the Telecommunications Act 10 times to block websites, also accidentally blocking 250,000 sites.
Online buying in Australia has reached a tipping point, according to research by Roy Morgan.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a warning to Southern Cross Telco for contravening the Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) code for emailing invoices to more than 1000 consumers who weren’t the account holder.