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US bill aims to stop state bans of encrypted phones

Prompted by proposals in New York and California, the bill is the latest twist in a debate over how much privacy you can expect with your everyday gadget.

By 11 February 2016

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'Embarrassing human error' knocks out Telstra mobile data and calls nation-wide

Telstra customers were left unable to access mobile data or make calls today, after "human error" knocked out a call-switching node on the telco's network, causing a ripple effect across the country.

By 9 February 2016

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Third man arrested over TalkTalk hack as Vodafone reveals cyberattack of its own

Vodafone is the second British telecommunications company in two weeks to be on the receiving end of a serious hack.

By 2 November 2015

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Pepper the humanoid robot debuts in France

Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank is testing its Pepper robot in France after four months of sell-outs in its homeland.

By 22 October 2015

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TPG to provide 5G-capable 'dark fibre' cable for Vodafone in $1 billion deal

On Wednesday, the two telecommunications companies announced a deal that will see TPG migrate its customers to Vodafone, who it will provide 5G-capable optic fibre infrastructure for through 2015.

By 30 September 2015

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Amazon Prime steps up to battle Netflix in Japan

Amazon has announced it will bring video streaming to Amazon Prime customers in Japan, just days after Netflix announced it was partnering with a local telecommunications provider in the country.

By 27 August 2015

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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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Remote communities call for digital inclusion in outback Australia

A forum of Indigenous leaders, remote community groups and industry experts has called for more targeted telecommunications in the bush, highlighting the success stories of a connected outback.

By 21 July 2015

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What you need to know about Wi-Fi calling in Australia

You may have heard about telecommunications providers offering Wi-Fi calling in the UK and US, but what is it and will we see it in Australia any time soon?

By 30 April 2015

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Mandatory Data Retention laws pass Australian Parliament

Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.

By 26 March 2015