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State control: Telco industry 'punch drunk' over increasing regulation

Data retention, website-blocking, new security laws -- as telcos and ISPs face increasing regulation at the hand of a national security-focused Government, one industry leader warns against the "state control of telecommunications".

By 28 July 2015

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Telcos and ISPs make last ditch call for data retention costs

As data retention looks set to pass parliament within weeks, the telecommunications industry has united to make a "simple and reasonable" request for the Government to release costs for the regime.

By 17 March 2015

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Why Apple Pay faces an uphill battle in Australia

Almost a year after Apple announced the launch of Apple Pay, Australia is still waiting for the service. But while reports suggest banks are clashing with Apple over fees, experts say there's a bigger obstacle to adoption.

By 18 August 2015

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Telcos face class action over "unlawful" late payment fees

Customers hit with late payment fees by Telstra, Optus and Vodafone are being asked to join a class action, as lawyers deem these fees "unlawful".

By 20 August 2014

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Vodafone plan 'shake-up' promises more data, calls and control

Alongside unlimited calls and text, Vodafone is offering bonus data, unlimited international calls for select plans and even a data control feature to get a grip on downloads across shared plans.

By 19 August 2015

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Dallas Buyers Club smackdown, Stan expands and much, much more (Girt by CNET podcast 38)

This week the Girt by CNET team offer up a mixed lolly bag of tech news. From Wi-Fi Calling to Stan's new run of apps, from the Nissan GT Academy to Samsung's new phones, if you're after a hot take, we've got 'em.

By 14 August 2015

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'Telstra TV' Roku box for Telstra broadband only

Telstra is bringing Roku to Australia, but the telco has confirmed that "Telstra TV" will only be available to home broadband customers, and spells the quiet end of the T-Box.

By 29 July 2015

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No bars? No worries as Optus introduces mobile Wi-Fi calling

Optus prepaid and postpaid customers will now be able to make and receive calls and texts via a Wi-Fi connection using their own phone number, thanks to the launch of WiFi Talk.

By 11 August 2015

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Telstra offers post-paid customers free Apple Music subscriptions

Just one week after partnering with Roku to offer content streaming to broadband customers, Telstra has partnered with another content giant to give post-paid customers free Apple Music subscriptions.

By 4 August 2015

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Oppo gets first smartphone carrier deal thanks to Optus

Fresh off the back of a retail partnership with Dick Smith, Chinese smartphone brand Oppo gets carrier support with Optus now offering the R7 on plan.

By 3 August 2015