Australia's NBN Co. has invited the country's retail service providers to take part in a three-month fiber to the building pilot that it plans to start in January.
Telstra Global is ramping up its data center location reach by integrating and adding capacity to data centers across six locations in Asia, Australia and North America.
Australia and New Zealand-based hospitals, hotels, schools and stadiums will be the targets of a partnership formed between Sony Australia and Tripleplay Services that aims to deliver IPTV, video-on-demand and digital signage to non-residential facilities.
Telstra, Australia's incumbent telco, announced that it is going to cut 1,100 employees--mainly wireline network technicians--from its operations division by next June.
Although no one's confirming it, word out of Australia is that Telstra's former CEO Ziggy Switkowski could soon become the new boss of the country's ever-controversial National Broadband Network Company.
Australia needs to build its National Broadband Network (NBN) to pave the way for Hybrid Broadband Television (HbbTV) and, more importantly, sustain the Seven West's television business, Tim Worner, chief executive of that country's national broadband media business said.
Regardless of whether they are rural or urban, most Australians are satisfied with their telecommunications services, a customer satisfaction survey released by the Communications Alliance revealed.
Australian broadcaster Seven West Media plans to create a "broadcast to broadband" operation next year, leveraging IPTV technology and the country's national broadband network to deliver its over-the-air service over the Internet.
Australian telco Telstra plans to use a T-Box personal video recorder unit as the linchpin and a strengthened relationship with content provider Foxtel to make its IPTV service the lever that pries more revenue from a legacy mobile and fixed line subscriber base.
Australian researchers are working with Ericsson's IPTV platform technology on a proof of concept that uses IPTV to deliver tailored educational video content to people with diabetes.