Telstra has announced the closure of its MP3 download service, BigPond Music, capping off what has been a tumultuous year for its other digital music property, MOG.
It looks like a router and it certainly works like a router, and if you can get decent Next G speeds where you are then the Wireless Gateway could offer a decent home internet solution compared to the cost of ADSL 2.
Typical price: $399.00
Telstra will bring Australia a rebadged version of the popular Roku 2 set-top box, delivering Netflix, Stan, Presto and more this September.
Panasonic is expanding its IPTV offerings to include the popular BigPond video service across 10 of its products.
Both Samsung Music Hub and BigPond Music are set to shut down, while Boost Mobile makes a new push for the youth market and Tesla gets to ready to open its Sydney dealership.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
Typical price: $839.00
After closing down its Music Hub streaming service overseas, Samsung has announced that the Australian iteration of the service will close by the end of the year.
Telstra has revealed that it released customer information for more than 84,000 requests from government agencies in the past financial year, 75,000 of which were warrantless.
The SBS catch-up app will be available via Telstra's set-top box from September.
Choice and iiNet say the paper won't address the problem, Foxtel calls it a "positive step" -- the Government's anti-piracy discussion paper has already divided the industry.